TITLE

Rural Surgery: The Next Surgical Specialty?

AUTHOR(S)
Field Jr., Richard J.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jun2004, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p473
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Suggests the creation of a rural surgery specialty in the U.S. Obstacles facing rural surgeons; Benefits of modern transportation and communication for surgeons practicing in a remote area; Suggestions for training surgeons.
ACCESSION #
13324636

 

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