Journal of Trauma & Treatment

ISSN: 2167-1222

Open Access

Sandeep Shrivastava

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

  • Research Article   
    Orthopedic Surgery: From "Freeze" to the "Defrost" Phase during COVID-19
    Author(s): Sunil S. Nikose*, Devashree Nikose, Shashank Jain, Kiran Saoji, Aditya Kekatpure and Sandeep Shrivastava

    The Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis has rapidly spread worldwide after the emergence of the pandemic in Wuhan in December 2019 it has resulted in health, economic and other non-health impacts with the healthcare systems of developed and developing countries being overwhelmed throughout the globe. It has also impacted the surgical branches and orthopedic surgery worldwide, more so the elective orthopedic surgery causing much apprehension, emotional instability and continued disability in the geriatric population who are waiting for the surgery. While this is true, healthcare professionals from all branches especially the critical care, intensivists, and physicians in high dependency units have been overwhelmed and the resources depleting fast due to stretch by this pandemic. The elective surgeries bear the brunt of the pandemic, with emergency orthopedic sur.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2167-1222.2022.11.518

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