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  1. 26551268
    Title: The Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis.
    Author(s):Roman J.
    Abstract: The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is an organized nonincorporated territory of the United States with a population of more than …
  2. 36007122
    Title: PAs in Puerto Rico : How asociados médicos are persevering through restrictive practice laws .
    Author(s):Weikel K, Juarez L, Irizarry CMR.
    Abstract: As strained as Puerto Rico's healthcare infrastructure has become in recent years, the island's medical community has long res …
  3. 36293827
    Title: How Social Determinants of Health of Individuals Living or Working in U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Home-Based Long-Term Care Programs in Puerto Rico Influenced Recovery after Hurricane Maria .
    Author(s):Haverhals LM.
    Abstract: In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, causing extensive infrastructure damage and a significant number of …
  4. 35149249
    Title: The History of Neurosurgery in Puerto Rico and the Legacy of Dr. Nathan Rifkinson and the Professors at the University of Puerto Rico : Fifty Years of Education.
    Author(s):De Jesus O.
    Abstract: Nathan Rifkinson (1912-2010) was an influential neurosurgeon who dedicated his entire career to the people of Puerto Rico. In …
  5. 36544310
    Title: Epidemiologic trends of multiple sclerosis in Puerto Rico (2013-2020).
    Author(s):Chinea A, Ríos-Bedoya CF, Vicente I, Vega-Corteguera RJ, Martínez-Maldonado V, Carmona-Burgos DX, Rubí C, Amezcua L, Gilman CK, Díaz de la Matta PG, Rivera EP.
    Abstract: In addition, age- and sex-standardized incidence rates were estimated. RESULTS: A total of 568 new MS cases were diagnosed in Puerto
  6. 30696508
    Title: The Mental Health Impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico and Florida .
    Author(s):Scaramutti C, Salas-Wright CP, Vos SR, Schwartz SJ.
    Abstract: RESULTS: Rates of PTSD were high in both sites (Florida, 65.7%; Puerto Rico, 43.6%); however, participants in Florida were far …
  7. 30576571
    Title: ZIKA VIRUS - The Puerto Rican Experience .
    Author(s):Wojna V.
    Abstract: It took us by surprise and challenged our health system. When it arrived in Puerto Rico in December 2015 many questions were r …
  8. 33618848
    Title: Iodine Status in Pregnant Women of Puerto Rico .
    Author(s):Rodriguez-Diaz E, Rivera-Ortiz JI, Lee SY, Gonzalez-Rodriguez LA, He X, Pearce EN.
    Abstract: There are no data regarding iodine sufficiency and knowledge on iodine nutrition among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. The obje …
  9. 33729201
    Title: Access to Contraceptive Services in Puerto Rico : An Analysis of Policy and Practice Change Strategies , 2015-2018.
    Author(s):Romero L, Corrada-Rivera RM, Huertas-Pagan X, Aquino-Serrano FV, Morales-Boscio AM, Sanchez-Cesareo M, Acosta-Perez E, Mendoza Z, Lathrop E.
    Abstract: CONTEXT: During the 2016-2017 Zika virus outbreak in Puerto Rico, preventing unintended pregnancy was a primary strategy to re …
  10. 33229933
    Title: Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Puerto Rico During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Providers' Leadership Efforts in Unprecedented Times.
    Author(s):Quiñones DS, Melin K, Roman L, Rodriguez F, Alvarado J, Rodríguez-Díaz CE.
    Abstract: Opioid use disorder (OUD) is an unprecedented medical and public health issue both in Puerto Rico (PR) and the greater US with …