Table 3

Changes affecting HRM unit workflow in KTPH before and after COVID-19

November, December 2019
(before COVID-19)
January, February 2020
(during COVID-19)
P value
Outpatient clinic cases130313230.34
Total no of operated cases1961440.0014*
Operated emergency cases94770.085
Operated elective cases102670.012*
Patients were seen at Hot Hand Clinic93730.0061*
Procedures were done at ED320
  • *P<0.05 is significant.

  • ED, emergency department; HRM, hand and reconstructive microsurgery; KTPH, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.