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  1. Guidelines for overseas eye surgery expeditions using short-term volunteers.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    International symposium on ophthalmology in developing countries. San Francisco CA USA, 1992/03/12.

    Many developing countries face the overwhelming problem of addressing preventable and curable blindness.

    United States-based ophthalmologists can make important contributions in this regard by volunteering to teach and deliver eye care overseas.

    However, there are a number of potential risks and difficulties.

    Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International has developed a logistical outline and planning checklist designed to minimize or avoid such problems.

    Critical components include a firm timetable, advanced planning, advance contact with a local ophthalmologist or organization, and a thorough understanding of the importance of adapting to the needs of other cultures.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Chirurgie, Oeil, Enseignement professionnel, Ophtalmologie, Aide internationale, Homme, Etats Unis, Programme sanitaire, Pays en développement, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Surgery, Eye, Occupational education, Ophthalmology, International assistance, Human, United States, Sanitary program, Developing countries, North America, America

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

    Cote : 94-0605877

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 09/06/1995.