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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19 infection


Five articles on PainSci cite Lei 2020: (1) When to Worry About Low Back Pain(2) Complete Guide to Low Back Pain(3) The Complete Guide to Chronic Tension Headaches(4) The Complete Guide to Neck Pain & Cricks(5) When to Worry About Neck Pain … and when not to!

PainSci notes on Lei 2020:

doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100331

original abstract Abstracts here may not perfectly match originals, for a variety of technical and practical reasons. Some abstacts are truncated for my purposes here, if they are particularly long-winded and unhelpful. I occasionally add clarifying notes. And I make some minor corrections.

BackgroundThe outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China, has spread rapidly worldwide. In the early stage, we encountered a small but meaningful number of patients who were unintentionally scheduled for elective surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19. We intended to describe their clinical characteristics and outcomes.

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