Perspectives on plastic surgery and global health.

@article{Corlew2009PerspectivesOP,
  title={Perspectives on plastic surgery and global health.},
  author={Daniel Scott Corlew},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={473-7}
}
Of the many factors affecting the health of the human race, those amenable to correction by plastic surgical intervention comprise a significant number. The interface between the global health community and the plastic surgery community historically has been quite diminutive, but this is changing with globalization. This overview provides a primer of global health for the plastic surgeon, and a discussion of the global burden of disease as it relates to plastic surgery. The article then briefly… CONTINUE READING