Volume Archives: 4

Meeting the Surgical Needs in Rural Areas: The Supply Chain Concept

Globally, 60% of the surgical procedures are carried out for 15% of the world population in developed countries. On the other hand, 34% of the poor who live in developing countries get only…

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A Review of Several Different Types of Medical Stirrups

Positioning patients properly in the Operating Room is critical to providing the best care possible and protecting against complications such as pressure ulcers and…

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Antia-Finseth Award Presentation at Karad 2015: Single Incision Gasless Laparoscopic Surgeries

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] presents this award for innovations in rural surgery. The objective is to encourage innovations in rural surgical care. Earlier the Antia–Finseth awards were given to…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Pharmacy

We are looking at how small hospitals especially in mission hospitals can improve the various systems according to the guidelines given by…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: The Other Systems

The objective of this system is to plan, execute and appropriately pay for the various works that are necessary at the hospital. The works manager is the most…

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System Audit for Small Hospitals: Suggestions for Following NABH Guidelines for the In-Patient Department

A smooth system of admission, treatment and discharge of patients is boon to the hospital administration. The following is the system that was followed in one of the rural mission hospitals in Northeast India: A public relations office welcomes the patient and informs them of the various facilities that are… 

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Teleconsultation: A Better Way to Manage Your Clinical Practice

Managing a Clinical practice is getting difficult day by day; doctors in India are burdened with an increasing volume of patients. There is a dearth of doctors in India with an abnormally low doctor-patient ratio. Teleconsultation is a good way of engaging with patients. This is no longer a new… 

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