A Review of Pediatric Critical Care in Resource-Limited Settings: A Look at Past, Present, and Future Directions

@article{Turner2016ARO,
  title={A Review of Pediatric Critical Care in Resource-Limited Settings: A Look at Past, Present, and Future Directions},
  author={Erin L. Turner and Katie R. Nielsen and Shelina M. Jamal and Amelie von Saint Andr{\'e}-von Arnim and Ndidiamaka L. Musa},
  journal={Frontiers in pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={5}
}
Fifteen years ago, United Nations world leaders defined millenium development goal 4 (MDG 4): to reduce under-5-year mortality rates by two-thirds by the year 2015. Unfortunately, only 27 of 138 developing countries are expected to achieve MDG 4. The majority of childhood deaths in these settings result from reversible causes, and developing effective pediatric emergency and critical care services could substantially reduce this mortality. The Ebola outbreak highlighted the fragility of health… CONTINUE READING
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