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Delivering a sustainable trauma management training programme tailored for low-resource settings in East, Central and Southern African countries using a cascading course model.

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Injuries cause five million deaths and 279 Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) each year worldwide. The COSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link (COOL) is a multi-country partnership programme that has delivered training in trauma management to nine sub-Saharan countries across a wide-cadre of health-workers using a model of "primary" courses delivered by UK instructors, followed by "cascading" courses led by local faculty. This study examines the impact on knowledge and clinical confidence among h...

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In press
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.injury.2015.11.042

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Health Partnership Scheme More from this funder
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UK-India Education and Research Initiative More from this funder
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Injury Journal website
Publication date:
2015-12-07
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EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
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581288
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English
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2016-01-15

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