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Invasive Infection and Outcomes in a Humanitarian Surgical Burn Program in HaitiMurphy, RA; Nisenbaum, L; Labar, AS; Sheridan, RL; Ronat, JB; Dilworth, K; Pena, J; Kilborn, E; Teicher, C (SpringerLink - We regret that this article is behind a paywall., 2016-02-25)Compare to high-income settings, survival in burn units in low-income settings is lower with invasive infections one leading cause of death. Médecins Sans Frontières is involved in the treatment of large burns in adults and children in Haiti.
Surgical Care of Pediatric Patients in the Humanitarian Setting: The Médecins Sans Frontières Experience, 2012-2013Trudeau, MO; Baron, E; Hérard, P; Labar, AS; Lassalle, X; Teicher, CL; Rothstein, DH (American Medical Association, 2015-11-01)Little is known about the scope of practice and outcomes in pediatric surgery performed by humanitarian organizations in resource-poor settings and conflict zones. This study provides the largest report to date detailing such data for a major nongovernmental organization providing humanitarian surgical relief support in these settings.