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Debas, Haile T.; Donkor, Peter; Gawande, Atul; et al. (2015)   CC

The volume presents data on the surgical burden of disease, disability, congenital anomalies, and trauma, along with health impact and economic analyses of procedures, platforms, and packages to improve care in settings with severe budget limitations. Essential Surgery identifies 44 surgical procedures that meet the following criteria: they address substantial needs, are cost effective, and are feasible to implement in low- and middle-income countries. If made universally available, the provision of these 44 procedures would avert 1.5 million deaths a year and rank among the most cost effective of all health interventions. Entire Volume large file: 19 MB!!!

Surgery,  Prevention,  essential surgical care,  surgical procedures,  special needs,  surgical disorders,  obstetric surgery,  obstetric fistula,  emergency obstetric care,  hernia,  Abortion,  congenital cataract,  ANOMALIES CONGÉNITALES,  congenital abnormalities,  cataract surgery,  hydrocele,