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The role of anesthesiology in global health : a comprehensive guide

Author: Ram Roth; Elizabeth A M Frost; Clifford Gevirtz; Carrie L H Atcheson
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015] ©2015
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ĹℓThis brilliantly assembled expert compendium provides a much-needed guide for the practical application of anesthesiology in medical practice in the most bereft underdeveloped and violence-afflicted regions of the globe.ℓ́ℓ ℓ́ℓSeymour Topping, Professor Emeritus of International Journalism, Columbia University ℗ℓ This is a comprehensive guide to the role of anesthesiologists in medical missions. In their capacity  Read more...
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Role of anesthesiology in global health
(OCoLC)882189295
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ram Roth; Elizabeth A M Frost; Clifford Gevirtz; Carrie L H Atcheson
ISBN: 9783319094236 3319094238
OCLC Number: 897810325
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Evolution and Development of Missions --
Medical Missions: A Short History from There to Here --
The Evolution of Surgical Humanitarian Missions --
The Global Burden of Surgical Need --
Anesthesia Disparities Between High-Income Countries and Low- and Middle-Income Countries : Providers, Training, Equipment, and Techniques --
Planning a Mission, Fundraising, and Building a Team --
Developing Anesthetic Equipment for Low-Resource Environments --
Materials Management and Pollution Prevention --
What do Patients and Communities Expect of a Medical Mission? --
Anesthesia in Resource-Poor Settings : The Médecins sans Frontières Experience --
Quality of Care: Maintaining Safety Through Minimum Standards --
Legal and Ethical Issues in Global Health : A Trip through the Vagaries of Truth and Culture --
Part II: Specific Case-Related Implementation --
Strategies for Patient Assessment and Scheduling --
Postoperative Follow-up and Quality Maintenance --
Women's Rights to Pain Relief after Surgery and Labor Analgesia --
Saving Sight In Developing Countries --
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care : What is the Role of Missions? --
Anesthesia Considerations for Facial Deformity Repair in Lesser Developed Countries --
A Regional Anesthesiology Service in a Resource-Limited International Setting : Rwanda --
Management of Pain in Less Developed Countries --
Living the Mission in Serbia and Other Less Affluent Worlds --
Anesthetic Management During the Lebanese Civil War --
Trauma, War, And Managing Vascular And Orthopedic Injuries --
Anesthesiologists' Role in Disaster Management --
Part III: Education at Home and Abroad --
Surgical Mission Trips as a Component of Medical Education and the Residency Training --
Building a Global Health Education Program in an Urban School of Medicine --
Closing the Gap in Europe Through Education : A Reverse Mission --
The Role of the Visiting Anesthesiologist in In-Country Education --
Letters from Around the World --
The Future of Anesthesiology and Global Health in a Connected World.
Responsibility: Ram Roth, Elizabeth A.M. Frost, Cliford Gervirtz, editors, Carrie L.H. Atcheson, associate editor.

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