• The decline in mild trauma patients due to the Covid-19 epidemic may have been transient

    7 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    We reviewed trauma surgery statistics one year after the start of the Covid-19 epidemic in Japan and published a report in 2021 stating that the number of mild trauma patients decreased due to the effects of Covid-19. (Mild trauma surgery has decreased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (2021)), and this time, we continued to investigate the trends of trauma surgery patients in 2021, which was the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.1) In Japan, the first COVID-19 patient was diagnosed in February 2020; since then, there have been seven...
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