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Best Practice Guidelines on Emergency Surgical Care in Disaster Situations

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, EHT, CPR, (2005)

These guidelines have been extracted from the WHO manual Surgical Care at the District Hospital (SCDH), which is a part of the WHO Integrated Management Package on Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (IMPEESC). Refer for details on anaesthesia, head, gunshot and landmine injuries in chapters

Ankle Block - Handout

International federation of nurse anesthetics, (2014)

Handout presentations in PDF for illustrating lectures Accessed May 2014

Anaesthesia And Perioperative Care

Mark Newton Stella A. Eguma Olamide O. Dairo, (2010)

Chapter 10 of Pediatric Surgery: This chapter provides an overview of some of the challenges when providing anaesthesia care for children in Africa. The chapter reviews the cardiac, respiratory, and renal differences of children in comparison to adults. Additionally, it addresses preoperative assessment, including guidelines for nothing by mouth (NPO, or nil per os), general and regional anaesthesia, intraoperative monitoring, airway management, and postoperative care

Airway Management

World Health Organization, (2014)

Accessed 24 June, 2014.

War Wounds: Basic Surgical Management

Gray, Robin, Eds.: ICRC, (1994)

The principles and practice of the surgical lmanagment of wounds produced by missiles or explosions

War wounds with fractures : a guide to surgical management

David I. Rowley, (1996)

This publication addresses the management of war wounds by non-specialist surgeons in situations where resources and expertise are limited. It is intended to be a pratical guide whether or not the surgeon has a special training in orthopaedic trauma.

Surgery for victims of war

D. Dufour; S. Kromann Jensen; M.Owen-Smith, et al., Eds.: ICRC, (1998)

This handbook summarizes the experience of leading practitioners in the field of war surgery and is intended to help military and civilian surgical teams treat people wounded in armed conflicts. It covers first aid, admission of urgent cases and triage, skin grafts, treatment of infections, wounds and burns, plastic surgery and anaesthesiology

Value innovation: an important aspect of global surgical care

M. Cotton; J.Ang Henry and L. Hasek, (2014)

Globalization and Health 2014, 10:1. Open Access. Please download fromm the website

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