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Trauma care in Malawi: A call to action.

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Injuries are a global public health concern because most are preventable yet they continue to be a major cause of death and disability, especially among children, adolescents, and young adults. This enormous loss of human potential has numerous negative social and economic consequences. Malawi has no formal system of prehospital trauma care, and there is limited access to hospital-based trauma care, orthopaedic surgery, and rehabilitation. While some hospitals and research teams have establis...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4314/mmj.v29i43

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
University of Malawi Publisher's website
Journal:
Malawi Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
198-202
Publication date:
2017-08-09
Acceptance date:
2017-05-30
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EISSN:
1995-7270
ISSN:
1995-7262
Pmid:
28955433
Source identifiers:
728855
Language:
English
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2017-10-09

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