A broken bone no longer a burden to carry: a destination in sight

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A broken bone no longer a burden to carry: a destination in sight


JournalAfrican Journal of Current Medical Research
Article typeOther
Publication date – Mar – 2021
Authors – Saabea Owusu Konadu,Dominic Konadu Yeboah, Gilda Opoku, Obed Nyarko Ofori
KeywordsAO, fracture, Ghana
Open access – Yes
SpecialityTrauma and orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery
World region Western Africa
Country: Ghana
Language – English
Submitted to the One Surgery Index on April 4, 2021 at 1:14 am
Abstract:

Worldwide the third leading cause of death among persons under 40 years is attributed to trauma(1). In Ghana road traffic accidents have a case fatality rate of about 17%(3). Over the years with interventions and policies by AO Alliance the burden and morbidity following trauma especially road traffic accidents have reduced; with a destination in sight where a broken bone is no longer a burden to carry.

OSI Number – 21003

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