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Reconfiguration of surgical, emergency, and trauma services

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 26 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:523

Recommendations are useful for configuring emergency services in the developing world

  1. Adnan A Hyder, assistant professor (
  1. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, E-8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA

    EDITOR—The editorial by Black on reconfiguration of emergency services in the United Kingdom is also important for the developing world.1 Emergency services and acute care constitute a major gap in the focus of the health sector in the developing world, and several issues need to be considered to promote a global dialogue on how …

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