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Systematic review of barriers to surgical care in low-income and middle-income countries.

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BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that lack of facilities, equipment, and expertise in district hospitals across many low- and middle-income countries constitutes a major barrier to accessing surgical care. However, what is less clear, is the extent to which people perceive barriers when trying to access surgical care. METHODS: PubMed and EMBASE were searched using key words ("access" and "surgery," "barrier" and "surgery," "barrier" and "access"), MeSH headings ("health services avai...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00268-011-1010-1
Journal:
World journal of surgery More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
5
Pages:
941-950
Publication date:
2011-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:124622
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uuid:e76ae15f-e0b5-4d6c-8455-42f83946bb67
Local pid:
pubs:124622
Source identifiers:
124622
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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