Influence of sub-specialty surgical care on outcomes for pediatric emergency general surgery patients in a low-middle income country

Adil A. Shah, Amarah Shakoor, Cheryl K. Zogg, Tolulope Oyetunji, Awais Ashfaq, Erin M. Garvey, Asad Latif, Robert Riviello, Faisal G. Qureshi, Arif Mateen, Adil H. Haider, Hasnain Zafar

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Abstract

Background: Whether adult general surgeons should handle pediatric emergencies is controversial. In many resource-limited settings, pediatric surgeons are not available. The study examined differences in surgical outcomes among children/adolescents managed by pediatric and adult general surgery teams for emergency general surgical (EGS) conditions at a university-hospital in South Asia. Methods: Pediatric patients (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-18
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Surgery
Volume29
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Adult general surgery
  • Emergency general surgery
  • Low- and middle-income country
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Surgical outcomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Influence of sub-specialty surgical care on outcomes for pediatric emergency general surgery patients in a low-middle income country. / Shah, Adil A.; Shakoor, Amarah; Zogg, Cheryl K.; Oyetunji, Tolulope; Ashfaq, Awais; Garvey, Erin M.; Latif, Asad; Riviello, Robert; Qureshi, Faisal G.; Mateen, Arif; Haider, Adil H.; Zafar, Hasnain.

In: International Journal of Surgery, Vol. 29, 01.05.2016, p. 12-18.

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Shah, AA, Shakoor, A, Zogg, CK, Oyetunji, T, Ashfaq, A, Garvey, EM, Latif, A, Riviello, R, Qureshi, FG, Mateen, A, Haider, AH & Zafar, H 2016, 'Influence of sub-specialty surgical care on outcomes for pediatric emergency general surgery patients in a low-middle income country', International Journal of Surgery, vol. 29, pp. 12-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.03.007
Shah, Adil A. ; Shakoor, Amarah ; Zogg, Cheryl K. ; Oyetunji, Tolulope ; Ashfaq, Awais ; Garvey, Erin M. ; Latif, Asad ; Riviello, Robert ; Qureshi, Faisal G. ; Mateen, Arif ; Haider, Adil H. ; Zafar, Hasnain. / Influence of sub-specialty surgical care on outcomes for pediatric emergency general surgery patients in a low-middle income country. In: International Journal of Surgery. 2016 ; Vol. 29. pp. 12-18.
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