An analysis of the need for pediatric surgeons in the United States.

@article{Oneill1976AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the need for pediatric surgeons in the United States.},
  author={James Arthur O'neill and Roger Vander Zwagg},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1976},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={
          765-72
        }
}
A questionnaire study covering all major population areas in the United States indicated that pediatric surgeons and potentially capable hospitals are already well-distributed throughout the country. The estimation of need for pediatric surgeons based on the area questionnaires is close to the present number of surgeons. A computer analysis was made to project numbers of pediatric surgeons per unit population to the year 2000 with differing levels of trainee output. The study indicates that 14… CONTINUE READING

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