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Orthopedic Surgery

The burden of trauma at a district hospital in Malawi

Abstract: Trauma disproportionately affects low- and middle-income countries, many of which do not have the surveillance systems required to design effective prevention and treatment strategies. This study aimed to establish such a system at a district hospital in Malawi in order to decrease the number of preventable injuries in the country. The most common cause was falls (53.2%), and 94.8% of patients were treated and sent home. Study recommends for preventative interventions specifically targeting this group of the population

Publication: Tropical Doctor
Publication Year: 2017
Authors: Jaffry, Z., Chokotho, L. C.,, Harrison, W. J., Mkandawire, N. C.
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Africa
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epidemiology
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public health