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Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries.

Steffner KR, McQueen KAK, Gelb AW. Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6):623-9. doi:10.1097/ACO.0000000000000121.

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October 1, 2014
Steffner KR, McQueen KAK, Gelb AW. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6):623-9.

The need for surgical treatment is increasing globally. Examining health care safety in developing countries, this review underscores the need for better access to trained anesthesia providers and for research and policy to address weaknesses related to existing disparities, infrastructure, and data collection to guide improvement efforts.

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Steffner KR, McQueen KAK, Gelb AW. Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27(6):623-9. doi:10.1097/ACO.0000000000000121.