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Training for a Marathon—Responding to a Pandemic

Training for a Marathon—Responding to a Pandemic EDITOR’S MESSAGE Training for a Marathon—Responding to a Pandemic Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Certified Lymphedema Therapist; Editor-in-Chief, Rehabilitation Oncology; and Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH More than 6 months along in the coronavirus COVID- Over the past half-year, we have watched the need 19 pandemic, it may be tempting to give up the fight. for innovations in care transform health care delivery But the world, and with it the research community, is in at a pace seldom, if ever, seen before. Many clinicians this for the long haul. Finding solutions to reducing risk, transformed to critical care workers to assist in the care preventing transmission, curing severely ill, managing the of those gravely ill with COVID-19, some of whom long-term sequelae of COVID-19, and protecting vulnera- had a diagnosis of cancer as a comorbidity. Others ble populations from this seemingly unstoppable adversary worked to transform in-person care to e-health (electronic is more like a marathon than a sprint. We must continue health/telehealth/telerehabilitation/videohealth) strategies along the course until we reach the finish line. to protect vulnerable immune systems while not sacrific- This month we bring http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rehabilitation Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

Training for a Marathon—Responding to a Pandemic

Rehabilitation Oncology , Volume 38 (4) – Oct 1, 2020

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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© 2020 Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, APTA.
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2168-3808
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2381-2427
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10.1097/01.REO.0000000000000235
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Abstract

EDITOR’S MESSAGE Training for a Marathon—Responding to a Pandemic Mary Insana Fisher, PT, PhD Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Certified Lymphedema Therapist; Editor-in-Chief, Rehabilitation Oncology; and Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH More than 6 months along in the coronavirus COVID- Over the past half-year, we have watched the need 19 pandemic, it may be tempting to give up the fight. for innovations in care transform health care delivery But the world, and with it the research community, is in at a pace seldom, if ever, seen before. Many clinicians this for the long haul. Finding solutions to reducing risk, transformed to critical care workers to assist in the care preventing transmission, curing severely ill, managing the of those gravely ill with COVID-19, some of whom long-term sequelae of COVID-19, and protecting vulnera- had a diagnosis of cancer as a comorbidity. Others ble populations from this seemingly unstoppable adversary worked to transform in-person care to e-health (electronic is more like a marathon than a sprint. We must continue health/telehealth/telerehabilitation/videohealth) strategies along the course until we reach the finish line. to protect vulnerable immune systems while not sacrific- This month we bring

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Rehabilitation OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Oct 1, 2020

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