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dc.contributor.advisor Gerardo, Charles en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Thielman, Nathan en_US
dc.contributor.author Casey, Erica Rae en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-29T16:37:09Z
dc.date.available 2013-05-24T04:30:05Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5618
dc.description Thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract <p>Injuries represent a significant and growing public health concern in the developing world. Road traffic injuries in particular contribute to a large extent the increasing number of injury victims in low-income countries. The incidence and types of injuries, their impact on patients and the health care system in the countries of East Africa has received limited attention. This study attempts to examine the number and types of injuries, mechanism of injury, and short-term outcomes in a patient population at a referral and consultant hospital in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania.</p> en_US
dc.subject Medicine en_US
dc.subject east africa en_US
dc.subject emergency medicine en_US
dc.subject injuries en_US
dc.subject low-income countries en_US
dc.title The Burden of Non-communicable Disease in Low-Income Countries: A Retrospective Analysis of Casualty Department Injury Patterns in Moshi, Tanzania en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.department Global Health en_US
duke.embargo.months 12 en_US

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