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Establishment of trauma registry at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Blantyre, Malawi and mapping of high risk geographic areas for trauma

Abstract:
Background: Less attention is directed toward gaining a better understanding of the burden and prevention of injuries, in low and middle income countries (LMICs). We report the establishment of a trauma registry at the Adult Emergency and Trauma Centre (AETC) at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre, Malawi and identify high risk geographic areas. Methods: We devised a paper based two-page trauma registry form. Ten data clerks and all AETC clin... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Chokotho, L More by this author
Mulwafu, W More by this author
Nyirenda, M More by this author
Mbomuwa, F More by this author
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Publisher:
Zhejiang University Publisher's website
Journal:
World Journal of Emergency Medicine Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
33–41
Publication date:
2018-11-23
Acceptance date:
2018-07-20
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ISSN:
1920-8642
Pubs id:
pubs:927482
URN:
uri:9c0c3dfb-d62a-4e6e-a4fa-2db1476b7987
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uuid:9c0c3dfb-d62a-4e6e-a4fa-2db1476b7987
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pubs:927482

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