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Systematic review of met and unmet need of surgical disease in rural sub-Saharan Africa.

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BACKGROUND: Little is known about the burden of surgical disease in rural sub-Saharan Africa, where district and rural hospitals are the main providers of care. The present study sought to analyze what is known about the met and unmet need of surgical disease. METHODS: The PubMed and EMBASE databases were searched for studies of surveys in rural areas, information on surgical admissions, and operations performed within rural and district hospitals. Data were extrapolated to calculate the amo...

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10.1007/s00268-011-1330-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
World journal of surgery More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
8-23
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-2323
ISSN:
0364-2313
Language:
English
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pubs:206300
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uuid:fb12382b-36b6-4282-a484-9c6ab40f05e5
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pubs:206300
Source identifiers:
206300
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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