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State of surgery in tropical Africa: a review.

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This is a review of recently published literature on surgery in tropical Africa. It presents the current state of surgical need and surgical practice on the continent. We discuss the enormous burden of surgical pathology (as far as it is known) and the access to and acceptability of surgery. We also describe the available facilities in terms of equipment and manpower. The study looked at the effects of the human immunodeficiency virus, the role of traditional healers, anesthesia, and the econ...

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10.1007/s00268-010-0885-6

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Mkandawire, N More by this author
Charian, M More by this author
Gosselin, R More by this author
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Journal:
World journal of surgery
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
262-271
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:88468afc-e199-422d-9f71-b21966924b53
Source identifiers:
108550
Local pid:
pubs:108550

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