Sierra Leone

@article{Lisk2007SierraL,
  title={Sierra Leone},
  author={Durodami Radcliffe Lisk},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={198 - 201}
}
  • D. Lisk
  • Published 21 May 2007
  • Practical Neurology
D Radcliffe Lisk Consultant Neurologist, Basildon University Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex SS16 5NL, UK; radcliffe.lisk@btuh.nhs.uk S ierra Leone is a small country of 5 million inhabitants on the west coast of Africa. It is in the process of recovering from 10 years of a brutal civil war which ended in 2002. This war was about diamonds and the recent Hollywood film Blood Diamond gives an insight—albeit over-dramatised—of events at the time. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity… Expand
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