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  1. The role of the College of Medicine of South Africa diploma in anaesthesia in Southern Africa.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To determine the role that the College of Medicine Diplona in Anaesthesia (DA) plays in health services in southern Africa.

    Design

    A postal questionnatire.

    Main information sought

    Reasons for doing the DA, percentage of diploinates still actively involved in anaesthusia, carser pathways of diplomates, perceived value of the DA, geography and type of anesthetic practice of diplomates. and participation in contintring medical education.

    Subjects

    The 1 098 candidates who passed the DA between 1974 and 1993.

    Methods

    Questionnaires were sent to all 861 diplomaton with known add Results.

    The response rate was 62.1% (535/861).

    Over 70% of dipiomates are still actively involved in anaesthesia Approximately one-third of all diplomates specialise in anaesthesia.

    The majorty of CP anaesthetists with the DA have trained in anesthesia for more than 1 year.

    Thirty three per cent of GP anasthetists work a small towers or rural areas.

    Nearly 20% of GP anaesthetists spend more than 75% of their time in anaesthetic practice.

    Twenty-eight diplomates are working in southern Alican co Africa The DA is perceived to have been of value by the majority of specialint and non-specialint diplomates.

    Conclusions

    Diplomates are playing a valnable role in ansesthesia throughout the southern African Region.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rôle professionnel, Médecin généraliste, Utilisation, Anesthésie, Surveillance, Questionnaire, Homme, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Service santé, Collège médecine en anesthésie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational role, General practitioner, Use, Anesthesia, Surveillance, Questionnaire, Human, South Africa(Republic), Africa, Health service

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0253742

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 16/11/1999.