Barriers to Accessing Surgical Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey Conducted at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan

@article{Samad2013BarriersTA,
  title={Barriers to Accessing Surgical Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey Conducted at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan},
  author={Lubna Samad and Fayez Jawed and Sana Zehra Sajun and Mohammad Hussham Arshad and Naila Baig-Ansari},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={2313-2321}
}
The need for surgical care far exceeds available facilities, especially in low income and poor countries. Limited data are available to help us understand the extent and nature of barriers that limit access to surgical care, particularly in the Asian subcontinent. The aim of this study was to understand factors that influence access to surgical care in a… CONTINUE READING