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LETTER FROM AFRICA

Blumenthal Paul D. MD MPH
Obstetrics & Gynecology: July 1990
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A day in obstetric-gynecologic practice in Kenya involves uterine rupture and other conditions resulting from inadequate care and facilities for labor, as well as infected abortions. Technology and equipment taken for granted in America either don't exist or don't work. Although practice is primitive in many ways, some of the concerns of doctors are the same as in developed countries

© 1990 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists