Experience of an orthoplastic limb salvage team after the Haiti earthquake: analysis of caseload and early outcomes.

@article{Clover2011ExperienceOA,
  title={Experience of an orthoplastic limb salvage team after the Haiti earthquake: analysis of caseload and early outcomes.},
  author={Anthony James P Clover and Sahan V. Rannan-Eliya and Waseem Saeed and Richard Buxton and Sanjib Majumder and Shehan P Hettiaratchy and Barbara Jemec},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={127 6},
  pages={2373-80}
}
BACKGROUND After the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, a British orthoplastic limb salvage team was mobilized. The team operated in a suburb of Port-au-Prince from January 20, 2010. This analysis gives an overview of the caseload and early outcomes. METHODS A retrospective analysis of operative data from the log book was performed from the opening of the facility on January 20, 2010, until March 12, 2010. RESULTS In total, 348 operations were carried out on 158 patients… CONTINUE READING

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