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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 activity...

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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
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
URN:
uuid:e52cdc51-ea55-49d1-8587-13e9e1350de5
Source identifiers:
344648
Local pid:
pubs:344648
Language:
English

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