Ultrasonography as a diagnostic aid for a district hospital in the tropics.
To improve diagnostic capabilities, an ultrasound unit was installed at a major hospital in Wad Medani, Sudan.
During the implementation period (October 1986 to March 1987) of ultrasound service, 863 patients were examined cooperatively by Sudanese and German physicians.
The service covered internal medicine (47.5%), obstetrics and gynecology (31.6%), surgery (12.5%), and pediatrics (8.4%). Pathologic findings were seen in 75% of the patients.
In obstetrics, the rate of pathologic findings was 40%.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pays en développement, Hôpital général, Equipement médical, Exploration ultrason, Homme, Evaluation performance, Aspect économique, Soudan, Afrique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Developing countries, General hospital, Medical equipment, Sonography, Human, Performance evaluation, Economic aspect, Sudan, Africa
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Cote : 93-0073493
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.