The Care of Injured Patients Admitted to Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala , Uganda

@inproceedings{Jayaraman2015TheCO,
  title={The Care of Injured Patients Admitted to Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala , Uganda},
  author={Sudha Jayaraman and Jacqueline R. Mabweijano and Cephas Mijumbi and Matthew A Stanich and Sarah Dobbins and Luke Wolfe and Michael S. Lipnick and Rochelle Dicker},
  year={2015}
}
Background: Injury represents a growing global health crisis. Uganda, like much of Sub-Saharan Africa, faces little pre-hospital and medical infrastructure, severe shortages of healthcare workers and a large and growing disease burden from injury. This study aimed to describe the epidemiology of injured patients admitted to Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda and determine their use of surgical resources. Methods: We used data from a cross-sectional study in 2007-08 involving… CONTINUE READING
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