Published on in Vol 10 (2024)

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/41792, first published .
The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Non–COVID-19 Deaths: Population-Wide Retrospective Cohort Study

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Non–COVID-19 Deaths: Population-Wide Retrospective Cohort Study

The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Non–COVID-19 Deaths: Population-Wide Retrospective Cohort Study

Abraham Ka-chung Wai   1, 2, 3 * , MBA, JD, MD ;   Tsz Fung Yip   4 * , BEng ;   Yui Hang Wong   4 , BSc ;   Chun Kit Chu   3 , MStat ;   Teddy Lee   3 , BPharm ;   Ken Hung On Yu   4 , PhD ;   Wang Leong So   3 , BPharm ;   Janet Y H Wong   5 , BNurs, PhD ;   Carlos King-ho Wong   6 , PhD ;   Joshua W Ho   4 * , PhD ;   Timothy Rainer   3 * , MD

1 Department of Accident & Emergency, The University of Hong Kong–Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China

2 Department of Accident & Emergency, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong)

3 Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong)

4 School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong)

5 School of Nursing & Health Studies, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Kowloon, China (Hong Kong)

6 Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong)

*these authors contributed equally

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  • Joshua W Ho, PhD
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