Changes in Hospital Volumes for Common Medical Emergencies During COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Whether the number of cases at hospitals of common medical emergencies such as heart attack and appendicitis have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic was investigated in this study.

Authors: Melanie Hayden Gephart, M.D., M.A.S., of the Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, California, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3982)

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