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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28160983/primum-non-nocere-advocating-for-a-better-model-in-global-surgery-and-anesthesia
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EDITORIAL
Jamey J Snell, Denise M Chan, Craig D McClain
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Anesthesia History
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105528/cost-effectiveness-in-global-surgery-pearls-pitfalls-and-a-checklist
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REVIEW
Mark G Shrime, Blake C Alkire, Caris Grimes, Tiffany E Chao, Dan Poenaru, Stéphane Verguet
INTRODUCTION: Cost-effectiveness analysis can be a powerful policy-making tool. In the two decades since the first cost-effectiveness analyses in global surgery, the methodology has established the cost-effectiveness of many types of surgery in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, with the crescendo of cost-effectiveness analyses in global surgery has come vast disparities in methodology, with only 15% of studies adhering to published guidelines. This has led to results that have varied up to 150-fold...
January 19, 2017: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28063829/a-letter-to-program-directors-global-surgery-rotations-are-a-plus
#3
EDITORIAL
Shailvi Gupta, Clifton Ewbank, Adam L Kushner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 4, 2017: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28008567/pro-pure-service-delivery-is-still-needed-in-global-surgery-missions
#4
EDITORIAL
Michelle C White
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 22, 2016: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesthésie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986235/building-a-sustainable-global-surgery-nonprofit-organization-at-an-academic-institution
#5
Margaret M Frisella
BACKGROUND: Surgical Outreach for the Americas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing surgical care to those in need in developing countries of the Western Hemisphere. Every year since its inception in 2008, teams of surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals have traveled to areas of need and performed primarily hernia repair surgeries for those without access to affordable health care. METHODS: Surgical Outreach for the Americas (SOfA) began as a general concept based on World Health Organization statistics claiming that 11% of the global burden of disease can be resolved via surgery...
July 2016: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986234/improved-techniques-and-future-advances-in-plastic-surgery-in-global-health
#6
REVIEW
Paul Shay, Peter J Taub, Lester Silver
BACKGROUND: Plastic surgery has a long-standing history of being deeply interconnected with global health. This paper reviews the current state of global health as it relates to plastic surgery and makes forecasts for the future. METHODS: This study reviews the most current literature on global plastic surgery, as well as offers insights based on our 2 senior authors' experiences. For our literature search, the MEDLINE database was queried using relevant keywords through both PubMed and OVID user interfaces...
July 2016: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986231/building-a-sustainable-global-surgical-program-in-an-academic-department-of-surgery
#7
Linda P Zhang, Daniel Silverberg, Celia M Divino, Michael Marin
BACKGROUND: Global surgery and volunteerism in surgery has gained significant interest in recent years for general surgery residents across the country. However, there are few well-established long-term surgical programs affiliated with academic institutions. The present report discusses the implementation process and challenges facing an academic institution in building a long-term sustainable global surgery program. METHODS: As one of the pioneer programs in global surgery for residents, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai global surgery rotation has been successfully running for the last 10 years in a small public hospital in the Dominican Republic...
July 2016: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986230/barriers-to-global-health-training-in-obstetrics-and-gynecology
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Rachel Pope, Maria Shaker, Prakash Ganesh, Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, Stephanie Deter Pickett
BACKGROUND: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery includes obstetrics and gynecology as an area needing international strengthening in low- and middle-income countries. Despite interest, a majority of participants in US residency programs graduate with little exposure to global health or preparation to work abroad. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the level of interest of obstetrics and gynecology (Ob/Gyn) residents in gaining global health training and to identify perceived barriers to receiving training...
July 2016: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27918334/challenges-of-anesthesia-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-cross-sectional-survey-of-access-to-safe-obstetric-anesthesia-in-east-africa
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Isabella Epiu, Jossy Verel Bahe Tindimwebwa, Cephas Mijumbi, Thomas M Chokwe, Edwin Lugazia, Francois Ndarugirire, Theogene Twagirumugabe, Gerald Dubowitz
BACKGROUND: The United Nations 2015 Millennium Development Goals targeted a 75% reduction in maternal mortality. However, in spite of this goal, the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births remains unacceptably high across Sub-Saharan Africa. Because many of these deaths could likely be averted with access to safe surgery, including cesarean delivery, we set out to assess the capacity to provide safe anesthetic care for mothers in the main referral hospitals in East Africa. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at 5 main referral hospitals in East Africa: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi...
January 2017: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27905017/an-evaluation-of-preparedness-delivery-and-impact-of-surgical-and-anesthesia-care-in-madagascar-a-framework-for-a-national-surgical-plan
#10
Emily Bruno, Michelle C White, Linden S Baxter, Vaonandianina Agnès Ravelojaona, Hasiniaina Narindria Rakotoarison, Hery Harimanitra Andriamanjato, Kristin L Close, Alison Herbert, Nakul Raykar, Saurabh Saluja, Mark G Shrime
BACKGROUND: The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (LCoGS) described the lack of access to safe, affordable, timely surgical, and anesthesia care. It proposed a series of 6 indicators to measure surgery, accompanied by time-bound targets and a template for national surgical planning. To date, no sub-Saharan African country has completed and published a nationwide evaluation of its surgical system within this framework. METHOD: Mercy Ships, in partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Madagascar Ministry of Health, collected data on the 6 indicators from 22 referral hospitals in 16 out of 22 regions of Madagascar...
November 30, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27890315/global-surgery-a-view-from-the-south
#11
Nobhojit Roy
: This article is based on the Hugh Greenwood Lecture delivered at the 2016 Congress of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. It presents the view of the global surgery movement from the bottom of the surgical food chain and proposes what HICs (high-income countries) can do for global surgery in a coordinated fashion. From the LMIC (low- and middle-income countries) surgeon perspective, global surgery is transitioning from the charity-based surgery model to codevelopment with multiple stakeholders...
February 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27834523/nursing-the-critically-ill-surgical-patient-in-zambia
#12
Chris Carter, David Snell
Critical illness in the developing world is a substantial burden for individuals, families, communities and healthcare services. The management of these patients will depend on the resources available. Simple conditions such as a fractured leg or a strangulated hernia can have devastating effects on individuals, families and communities. The recent Lancet Commission on Global Surgery and the World Health Organization promise to strengthen emergency and essential care will increase the focus on surgical services within the developing world...
November 10, 2016: British Journal of Nursing: BJN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27798988/global-surgery-for-pediatric-hydrocephalus-in-the-developing-world-a-review-of-the-history-challenges-and-future-directions
#13
Ryan T Muir, Shelly Wang, Benjamin C Warf
OBJECTIVE Pediatric hydrocephalus is one of the most common neurosurgical conditions and is a major contributor to the global burden of surgically treatable diseases. Significant health disparities exist for the treatment of hydrocephalus in developing nations due to a combination of medical, environmental, and socioeconomic factors. This review aims to provide the international neurosurgery community with an overview of the current challenges and future directions of neurosurgical care for children with hydrocephalus in low-income countries...
November 2016: Neurosurgical Focus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27732714/hernia-mesh-repair-and-global-surgery-reply
#14
Joseph D Forrester, Jared A Forrester, George P Yang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 1, 2016: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27732712/hernia-mesh-repair-and-global-surgery
#15
Jessica Beard, Michael Ohene-Yeboah, Jenny Löfgren
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 1, 2016: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27702551/are-the-sdgs-leaving-safer-surgical-systems-behind
#16
EDITORIAL
Faheem Ahmed, Sophia Michelen, Rashad Massoud, Haytham Kaafarani
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has set out its new aims for the post-2015 global agenda in the form of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Discussions around the historically neglected role of emergency and essential surgical interventions in global health has attracted widespread attention with the help of well-timed, high-profile reports including the Lancet Commission for Global Surgery [1]. The case for promoting safe surgery is clear with evidence suggesting that at least two-thirds of the years of life lost globally will be attributed to surgical conditions by 2025 [1]...
December 2016: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27652131/financial-contributions-to-global-surgery-an-analysis-of-160-international-charitable-organizations
#17
Lily Gutnik, Gavin Yamey, Robert Riviello, John G Meara, Anna J Dare, Mark G Shrime
BACKGROUND: The non-profit and volunteer sector has made notable contributions to delivering surgical services in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). As an estimated 55 % of surgical care delivered in some LMICs is via charitable organizations; the financial contributions of this sector provides valuable insight into understanding financing priorities in global surgery. METHODS: Databases of registered charitable organizations in five high-income nations (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) were searched to identify organizations committed exclusively to surgery in LMICs and their financial data...
2016: SpringerPlus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27600709/the-2015-bangkok-global-surgery-declaration-a-call-to-the-global-health-community-to-promote-implementation-of-the-world-health-assembly-resolution-for-surgery-and-anaesthesia-care
#18
EDITORIAL
K A McQueen, Thomas Coonan, Miliard Derbew, Viliami Tangi, Stephen Bickler, Paulin Banguti, Russel Gruen, David Watters
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27579265/the-role-of-plastic-surgeons-in-advancing-development-global
#19
REVIEW
P Niclas Broer, Hillary E Jenny, Joshua S Ng-Kamstra, Sabrina Juran
In September 2015, the international community came together to agree on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a plan of action for people, the planet, and prosperity. Ambitious and far-reaching as they are, they are built on three keystones: the elimination of extreme poverty, fighting climate change, and a commitment to fighting injustice and inequality. Critical to the achievement of the Agenda is the global realization of access to safe, affordable surgical and anesthesia care when needed. The landmark report by the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery estimated that between 28 and 32 percent of the global burden of disease is amenable to surgical treatment...
May 2016: World Journal of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27506407/barriers-to-neurosurgical-training-in-sub-saharan-africa-the-need-for-a-phased-approach-to-global-surgery-efforts-to-improve-neurosurgical-care
#20
Elie Sader, Philip Yee, Mojgan Hodaie
BACKGROUND: Neurosurgery in low-income countries is faced with multiple challenges. While the most common challenges include infrastructure and physical resource deficits, an underemphasized barrier relates to the methods and components of surgical training. The role of important aspects including didactic surgical training, surgical decision-making, workshops, conferences, and assessment methods have not been duly studied. Knowledge of these issues is a crucial step to move closer to strengthening surgical capacity in low income countries...
August 6, 2016: World Neurosurgery
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