Articles by Dr. John B. Sampson
Dr. John B. Sampson / James Bernstein
Rewriting the Rules for Surgery: ‘Task-shifting’ is one way to help solve the human resource problem in global health
Requiring the designation of “surgeon” as it is traditionally defined as a prerequisite for holding a scalpel in the developing world is simply untenable, given the relentless growth in population, the rapidly changing landscape of illness from acute to chronic, and the increasingly well-documented need for, and value of, essential surgery.
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