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Communicating With a Patient on a Ventilator

6 monthes ago   |   By MedPageToday

Unprecedented numbers of patients have been placed on mechanical ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Being connected to a ventilator can take a massive toll on the body and mind, and we know that the ordeal can contribute...
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Plastic surgery emergency surgical care during the COVID-19 lockdown at a Mexico City academic center

Plastic surgery emergency surgical care during the COVID-19 lockdown at a Mexico City academic center

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

Even though reopening has begun in several European and Asian nations, Latinamerican countries still show an increase in COVID-19 cases1. Plastic surgeons and training programs have been severely affected due to the cancellation of elective procedures in this scenario. Recent reports have shown an important decline in elective procedures during lockdown, with slow uptake after reopening2.
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A Customized 3D printed N95 Respirator Analogue To Face Crisis Capacity Scenarios in Pandemics such as the COVID-19 and to Support Surgical Personnel During PPE Shortages

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

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Cosmetic Tourism Amidst the Covid-19 Global Pandemic

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

Amidst the current global pandemic, when healthcare resources worldwide have been restructured to save the lives of the critically ill and all non-essential surgery has ceased, we want to highlight a case of cosmetic tourism complications putting an increased burden on these already overstretched resources.The patient in question is a 43-year-old female who travelled from the United Kingdom to Poland for a circumferential abdominoplasty with ‘fleur-de-lis' extension. On returning home, she required admission to an NHS hospital 3 weeks post-operatively due to wound necrosis, dehiscence and...
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From chaos to a new norm: The Birmingham experience of restructuring the largest plastics department in the UK in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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

The COVID-19 pandemic presented unprecedented challenges for healthcare systems worldwide. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, has one of the largest burns, hands and plastics department in the UK, totalling 83 doctors. Our response to the COVID-19 response was uniquely far reaching, with our department being given responsibility of an entire 36 bed medical COVID-19 ward in addition to our commitment to specialty specific work, and saw half of our work force re-deployed toITU. Our aim was to exploit the high calibre of doctors found in plastic surgery, and to demonstrate we were able...
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Plastic Physicians: The surgical salamanders of the COVID-19 pandemic

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

At the time of writing, COVID-19 has affected 6.42 million people globally and over 380,000 deaths, with the United Kingdom now having the highest death rate in Europe. The Plastic Surgery Department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals put necessary steps in place to maintain an excellent urgent elective and acute service whilst also managing COVID-positive medical patients on the ward. We describe the structures and pathways implemented together with complex decision making which has allowed us to respond early and effectively.
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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 ...