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23.07.2020 | COVID-19 | RESPONSE TO COVID-19 / Case Report Zur Zeit gratis

The Ethics of Treating Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Report

verfasst von: Peter B. White, DO, MS, Matthew J. Partan, DO, Randy M. Cohn, MD, Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD, Gus Katsigiorgis, DO, Adam Bitterman, DO

Erschienen in: HSS Journal ® | Sonderheft 1/2020

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Infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), also known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a novel respiratory disease that reached pandemic proportions in March 2020 [26]. As the clinical picture and risks of transmission were not fully known, uncertainty surrounding the virus mandated abrupt changes in the practice of medicine. In the USA, states and healthcare systems undertook extensive measures, such as canceling elective surgeries, to mitigate transmission of the virus [1, 3, 5, 17]. These efforts were part of a larger public focus on decreasing transmission and reallocation of healthcare workers and personal protective equipment (PPE) to treat patients with COVID-19 [19]. …
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Metadaten
Titel
The Ethics of Treating Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Report
verfasst von
Peter B. White, DO, MS
Matthew J. Partan, DO
Randy M. Cohn, MD
Casey Jo Humbyrd, MD
Gus Katsigiorgis, DO
Adam Bitterman, DO
Publikationsdatum
23.07.2020
Verlag
Springer US
Schlagwort
COVID-19
Erschienen in
HSS Journal ® / Ausgabe Sonderheft 1/2020
Print ISSN: 1556-3316
Elektronische ISSN: 1556-3324
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11420-020-09767-3

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