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The orthopaedic needs of children in Rwanda: results from a national survey and orthopaedic service implications.

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BACKGROUND: When faced with developing orthopaedic services for children in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is little objective evidence-based data on the magnitude and type of services needed. Rwanda is a small country that is in the process of developing orthopaedic and rehabilitation services, and its Ministry of Health supported a survey that would provide information necessary for planning such services. METHODS: A national survey of musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) prevalence was undertaken....

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Atijosan, O More by this author
Rischewski, D More by this author
Journal:
Journal of pediatric orthopedics
Volume:
29
Issue:
8
Pages:
948-951
Publication date:
2009-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-2570
ISSN:
0271-6798
URN:
uuid:29f0ec85-dc16-421c-a095-15b4d05c248b
Source identifiers:
108671
Local pid:
pubs:108671

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