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Who is performing surgery in low-income settings: a countrywide inventory of the surgical workforce distribution and scope of practice in Sierra Leone.

Bolkan, Håkon A; Hagander, Lars LU ; von Schreeb, Johan; Bash-Taqi, Donald; Kamara, Thaim B; Salvesen, Øyvind and Wibe, Arne (2015) In The Lancet 385 Suppl 2. p.44-44
Abstract
Scope of practice and in-country distribution of surgical providers in low-income countries remains insufficiently described. Through a nationwide comprehensive inventory of surgical procedures and providers in Sierra Leone, we aimed to present the geographic distribution, medical training, and productivity of surgical providers in a low-income country.
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The Lancet
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385 Suppl 2
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44 - 44
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Elsevier Limited
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1474-547X
DOI
10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60839-X
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English
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  abstract     = {Scope of practice and in-country distribution of surgical providers in low-income countries remains insufficiently described. Through a nationwide comprehensive inventory of surgical procedures and providers in Sierra Leone, we aimed to present the geographic distribution, medical training, and productivity of surgical providers in a low-income country.},
  author       = {Bolkan, Håkon A and Hagander, Lars and von Schreeb, Johan and Bash-Taqi, Donald and Kamara, Thaim B and Salvesen, Øyvind and Wibe, Arne},
  issn         = {1474-547X},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {44--44},
  publisher    = {Elsevier Limited},
  series       = {The Lancet},
  title        = {Who is performing surgery in low-income settings: a countrywide inventory of the surgical workforce distribution and scope of practice in Sierra Leone.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60839-X},
  volume       = {385 Suppl 2},
  year         = {2015},
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