The Increasing Burden of Injuries in Developing Countries: Direct and Indirect Consequences

  title={The Increasing Burden of Injuries in Developing Countries: Direct and Indirect Consequences},
  author={R. Gosselin},
  journal={Techniques in Orthopaedics},
  • R. Gosselin
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Techniques in Orthopaedics
  • Summary: The burden of ill-health due to injuries is ever increasing in low- and middle-income countries. The epidemiology and global impacts of this pandemic are presented. Examples are given of the devastating physical but also economic impact for disabled trauma survivors, their family and their community. 
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