In a rural district hospital in Burundi offering Emergency Obstetric care-(EmOC), the authors assessed the:
characteristics of women at risk of, or with an obstetric complication and their types
number and type of obstetric surgical procedures and anaesthesia performed
human resource cadres who performed surgery and anaesthesia and
hospital exit outcomes
This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)
De Plecker E, Zachariah R, Kumar AM V, Trelles M, Caluwaerts S, Van Den Boogaard W, Manirampa J, Tayler-Smith K, Manzi M, Nanan-N ’zeth K, Duchenne B, Ndelema B, Etienne W, Alders P, Veerman R, Van Den Bergh R. Emergency obstetric care in a rural district of Burundi: What are the surgical needs? PloS one. 2017; 12(2):e0170882.
Emergency obstetric care in a rural district of Burundi: What are the surgical needs?
Published 7 February 2017