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Medical causes of admissions to hospital among adults in Africa: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: Despite the publication of several studies on the subject, there is significant uncertainty regarding the burden of disease among adults in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA). OBJECTIVES: To describe the breadth of available data regarding causes of admission to hospital, to systematically analyze the methodological quality of these studies, and to provide recommendations for future research. DESIGN: We performed a systematic online and hand-based search for articles describing patterns of ...

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10.3402/gha.v6i0.19090

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Global health action
Volume:
6
Issue:
0
Pages:
1-14
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1654-9880
ISSN:
1654-9716
URN:
uuid:04d133cf-5d42-4666-8c68-a18a20980d93
Source identifiers:
384441
Local pid:
pubs:384441

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