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Characterising non-melanoma skin cancer undergoing surgical management during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, plastic surgery departments have strived to keep oncological services running despite significant operational pressures. Access to healthcare generally declined in all but the most urgent circumstances, and departments have already identified a reduction in referrals and diagnoses of skin malignancies.1
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Communication: A Safe Skin Cancer Surgery set-up during the COVID-19 crisis

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

After its emergence in December 2019, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 has resulted in a global pandemic. Transmission of the virus is thought to be mainly airborne during close human-to-human contact. The average incubation period has been reported to be between 3.0 - 6.4 days. Asymptomatic disease may represent a large number of cases, which with pre-symptomatic transmission, may explain the rapid spread of this infection .
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