Building Orthopaedic Trauma Capacity: IGOT International SMART Course.

  title={Building Orthopaedic Trauma Capacity: IGOT International SMART Course.},
  author={Joseph N Carey and Amber M. Caldwell and Ralph Richard Coughlin and Scott Hansen},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={29 Suppl 10},
Orthopaedic injuries from trauma are increasingly common in Low to Middle Income Countries secondary to the increase in road traffic. These injuries commonly contain a soft tissue component, which complicates treatment of bony injuries and increases amputation rate. Specialized care using plastic surgery techniques is required to effectively treat these injuries. Historically medical mission models have been used to provide specialists to help provide soft tissue coverage where plastic surgeons… CONTINUE READING

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