Assessing the gap between the acute trauma workload and the capacity of a single rural health district in South Africa. What are the implications for systems planning?

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This study focuses on a single rural health district in South Africa, and attempts to establish the burden of disease and to review the capacity of the district hospitals to deal with this load. Ethical approval to undertake this study was obtained from both the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Department of Health. The audit was performed over a 6… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00068-013-0369-0

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@article{Clarke2013AssessingTG, title={Assessing the gap between the acute trauma workload and the capacity of a single rural health district in South Africa. What are the implications for systems planning?}, author={D. L. Clarke and Colleen Aldous and Sue Thomson}, journal={European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery}, year={2013}, volume={40}, pages={303-308} }