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Snapshot of surgical activity in rural Ethiopia: is enough being done?

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Surgical conditions are responsible for a significant burden of the disease prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is a paucity of data surrounding the amount and availability of surgical care. Few surveys exist that document current rates of surgical activity in the low-income setting, and most figures rely on the country estimates. We aim to document accurately the rates of surgery at the district level. METHODS: We performed a retrospective survey of surgical activit...

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10.1007/s00268-012-1511-6

Authors


Reshamwalla, S More by this author
Gobeze, AA More by this author
Journal:
World journal of surgery
Volume:
36
Issue:
5
Pages:
1049-1055
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:df81d8cd-b734-49b8-a8a3-0f61acf533eb
Source identifiers:
316433
Local pid:
pubs:316433

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