Measuring Global Surgical Disparities: A Survey of Surgical and Anesthesia Infrastructure in Bangladesh

@article{LeBrun2012MeasuringGS,
  title={Measuring Global Surgical Disparities: A Survey of Surgical and Anesthesia Infrastructure in Bangladesh},
  author={Drake G LeBrun and Debashish Dhar and Md. Imran H. Sarkar and T. M. Tanzil A. Imran and Sayadat N. Kazi and K. A. Kelly McQueen},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={24-31}
}
Surgically treatable diseases weigh heavily on the lives of people in resource-poor countries. Though global surgical disparities are increasingly recognized as a public health priority, the extent of these disparities is unknown because of a lack of data. The present study sought to measure surgical and anesthesia infrastructure in Bangladesh as part of an international study assessing surgical and anesthesia capacity in low income nations. A comprehensive survey tool was administered via… CONTINUE READING

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