Pediatric neurosurgery outreach: sustainability appraisal of a targeted teaching model in Kiev, Ukraine.

@article{Levy2012PediatricNO,
  title={Pediatric neurosurgery outreach: sustainability appraisal of a targeted teaching model in Kiev, Ukraine.},
  author={Michael L Levy and Vincent J. Duenas and Amanda C Hambrecht and Edward J. Hahn and Henry E. Aryan and Rahul Jandial},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={611-6}
}
PURPOSE This study evaluates the efficacy of operative skill transfer in the context of targeted pediatric outreach missions completed in Kiev, Ukraine. In addition the ability to create sustainable surgical care improvement is investigated as an efficient method to improve global surgical care. METHODS Three 1-week targeted neurosurgical missions were performed (2005-2007) to teach neuroendoscopy, which included donation of the necessary surgical equipment, so the host team can deliver newly… CONTINUE READING

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