The role of the traditional bonesetter in primary fracture care in Nigeria.

@article{Onuminya2004TheRO,
  title={The role of the traditional bonesetter in primary fracture care in Nigeria.},
  author={John Enekele Onuminya},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2004},
  volume={94 8},
  pages={652-8}
}
BACKGROUND In view of the growing interest in the management of fracture worldwide, the traditional bonesetter (TBS) practice in Nigeria was documented. OBJECTIVE To highlight the role of the TBS in primary fracture care in Nigeria. SETTING Rural. STUDY DESIGN Over a 5-year period a qualitative study of the TBS settings and knowledge, diagnostic… CONTINUE READING