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dc.contributor.authorMcQueen, K A K
dc.contributor.authorParmar, P
dc.contributor.authorKene, M
dc.contributor.authorBroaddus, S
dc.contributor.authorCasey, K
dc.contributor.authorChu, K
dc.contributor.authorHyder, J A
dc.contributor.authorMihailovic, A
dc.contributor.authorSemer, N
dc.contributor.authorSullivan, S R
dc.contributor.authorWeiser, T
dc.contributor.authorBurkle, F M
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-15T21:21:39Z
dc.date.available2009-12-15T21:21:39Z
dc.date.issued2009-07
dc.identifier.citationBurden of surgical disease: strategies to manage an existing public health emergency., 24 Suppl 2:s228-31 Prehosp Disaster Meden
dc.identifier.issn1049-023X
dc.identifier.pmid19806545
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/88060
dc.description.abstractThe World Health Organization estimates that the burden of surgical disease due to war, self-inflicted injuries, and road traffic incidents will rise dramatically by 2020. During the 2009 Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Humanitarian Action Summit (HHI/HAS),members of the Burden of Surgical Disease Working Group met to review the state of surgical epidemiology, the unmet global surgical need, and the role international organizations play in filling the surgical gap during humanitarian crises, conflict, and war. An outline of the group's findings and recommendations is provided.
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dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Prehospital and disaster medicine : the official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the World Association for Emergency and Disaster Medicine in association with the Acute Care Foundationen
dc.titleBurden of surgical disease: strategies to manage an existing public health emergency.en
dc.contributor.departmentHarvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University, USA. kamcqueen@gmail.comen
dc.identifier.journalPrehospital and Disaster Medicineen
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T14:28:23Z
html.description.abstractThe World Health Organization estimates that the burden of surgical disease due to war, self-inflicted injuries, and road traffic incidents will rise dramatically by 2020. During the 2009 Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Humanitarian Action Summit (HHI/HAS),members of the Burden of Surgical Disease Working Group met to review the state of surgical epidemiology, the unmet global surgical need, and the role international organizations play in filling the surgical gap during humanitarian crises, conflict, and war. An outline of the group's findings and recommendations is provided.


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