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Reorganisation to a local anaesthetic trauma service improves time to treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic - experience from a UK tertiary Plastic Surgery centre

5 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Wythenshawe Hospital, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, provides tertiary-referral plastic surgery services to Greater Manchester's 2.8 million population. Our trauma service consists predominantly of hand trauma and complex wound reconstruction undertaking around 2900 emergency procedures annually, with an average 66 hours theatre capacity every week. Despite this, theatre capacity is frequently insufficient resulting in patients with ambulatory upper limb trauma suffering waiting times longer than advised by national and regional guidelines .
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COVID-19 microsurgical breast reconstruction national practise survey: A survey of BAPRAS members and proposal of COVID-19 specific perioperative and ERAS pathways

5 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Breast reconstruction is one of the largest subspecialties within plastic surgery. The ‘Clinical Guide to Surgical Prioritisation During the Coronavirus Pandemic' published by the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations during the COVID-19 pandemic defines breast reconstruction as a non-urgent priority 4 procedure. As such, breast reconstructive services have largely ceased. Recovery strategies have now been implemented to mitigate COVID-19 risk with both British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and the Association of Breast Surgery producing guidance on...
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3 Dudes Create Pink Glove To Dispose Of Tampons & Just. WTF

3 Dudes Create Pink Glove To Dispose Of Tampons & Just. WTF

“Period blood and tampons and pads are icky, and they must be hidden in a bright-pink doggie poo bag” - the inventors of Pinky Glove, probably Three once-proud, now-“sorry”... Read more ...