Ganbold Lundeg

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John G Meara*, Andrew J M Leather*, Lars Hagander*, Blake C Alkire, Nivaldo Alonso, Emmanuel A Ameh, Stephen W Bickler, Lesong Conteh, Anna J Dare, Justine Davies, Eunice Dérivois Mérisier, Shenaaz El-Halabi, Paul E Farmer, Atul Gawande, Rowan Gillies, Sarah L M Greenberg, Caris E Grimes, Russell L Gruen, Edna Adan Ismail, Thaim Buya Kamara, Chris Lavy,(More)
HINTERGRUND: Es stehen nur wenige Daten über die Patientenpopulationen und intensivmedizinischen Behandlungspraktiken in Entwicklungsländern zur Verfügung. METHODIK: In dieser prospektiven Studie wurden Unterschiede in Patientencharakteristika, intensivmedizinischer Praxis und Outcome zwischen einer Intensivstation in einem mongolischen(More)
Objective: A high mortality rate is associated with anesthesia in low and middle income countries. The provision of basic and emergency surgical services in developing countries includes safe anesthetic care. We sought to determine the resources available to deliver anesthesia care in low and middle income countries. Methods: A standard World Health(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess if secondary and tertiary hospitals in Mongolia have the resources needed to implement the 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines. METHODS To obtain key informant responses, we conducted a nationwide survey by sending a 74-item questionnaire to head physicians of the intensive care unit or department for emergency and(More)
Introduction Studies indicate that sepsis and septic shock in resourcelimited settings are at least as common as in resourcerich settings. The surviving sepsis campaign (SSC) guidelines have been widely adopted throughout the world, but in resource-limited settings are often unfeasible [1]. The guidelines are based almost exclusively on evidence from(More)
Provision of surgical care continues to receive little attention and funding despite the growing burden of surgical disease worldwide. In 2004, The World Health Organization (WHO) established the Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (EESC) program, which was designed to strengthen surgical services at the first-referral hospital. There are limited data(More)
In Mongolia, a Central Asian lower-middle income country, intensive care medicine is an under-resourced and-developed medical specialty. The burden of critical illness and capacity of intensive care unit (ICU) services in the country is unknown. In this nationwide census, we collected data on adult and pediatric/neonatal ICU capacities and the number of ICU(More)
Purpose. To evaluate the portion of hospitalized patients dying without prior intensive care unit (ICU) admission and assess whether death could have been prevented by intensive care. Methods. In this prospective, observational, multicenter study, data of adults dying in and outside the ICU in 5 tertiary and 14 secondary hospitals were collected during six(More)
Dear Editor, We thank Dr. Roshdy [1] for his interest in our work [2]. Our article is one of a series and as such is focused on treatment of bacterial causes of severe sepsis and septic shock—other causes common in resource-limited settings are dealt with in a further article. We have not covered other aspects of infection treatment, such as(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate intensive care resources, support, and personnel available in Mongolia's 3 largest cities. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was performed as a questionnaire-based survey evaluating intensive care units (ICUs) in Mongolia's 3 main cities. RESULTS Twenty-one of 31 ICUs participated in the survey. The median number of beds(More)