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COVID-19 Articles in PRS Global Open

  • Creator:   PRS Global Open
  • Updated:   5/20/2020
  • Contains:  15 items

COVID-19 is a quickly changing, growing global situation. Read the latest viewpoints, editorials, and scientific studies about the COVID-19 pandemic from plastic surgery community here in PRS Global Open. The Journal's mission is to improve patient safety, outcomes, and care one open access article at a time. Many of these manuscripts are published as "accepted-manuscript" versions only, in order to present the findings to you as quickly as possible. We hope you find these articles informative and meaningful. More articles on the topic of COVID-19 will be published here as they are accepted. Submit your own studies to PRS Global Open today.

For the latest-breaking news, we advise you to read the most recent public health information from the CDC at or the equivalent agency in your country.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is closely following the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and is also here to support you during these challenging times. Explore the resources collected by the ASPS to provide valuable guidance in the midst of this outbreak.

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Creator: PRS Global Open
Duration: 62:44
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open 
In this episode of the PRS Global Open Keynotes Podcast, Drs. Robert Pearl and Rod Rohrich discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, its implications for the future of the field of plastic surgery, and what may lie ahead for the global community.

The PRS Global Open articles referenced in this episode are free to read on

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Dr. Robert Pearl is a clinical professor of plastic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, is on the faculty of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and is the former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group (1999-2017), the United States’ largest medical group.

Dr. Rod Rohrich is  Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Baylor School of Medicine and Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and PRS Global Open.

Your host, Dr. Damian Marucci, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and Associate Professor of Plastic surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia.

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