Reduciendo la Mortalidad Materna en zonas de conflicto: Experiencia quirúrgica-anestésica en el Hospital Boost, Afganistán

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Izquierdo, Gilda; Trelles, Miguel; Khan, Nasrullah;
  • Publisher: SCARE-Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiología y Reanimación
  • Subject: Cesárea | Mortalidad materna | Cesarean section | Conflictos armados | Afghanistan | Afganistán | Anestesia | Maternal mortality | Armed conflicts | Anesthesia

Introduction: Helmand province, whose capital is Lashkar-Gah, is one of the most volatile provinces affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Doctors without Borders began to work in Boost Hospital in 2009. Method: Retrospective review of surgical procedures at the Docto... View more
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