Orthopedic anesthesia in haiti

Ochsner J. 2011 Spring;11(1):12-3.


Healthcare practitioners from around the world responded almost immediately in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This article reports on the efforts of an orthopedic trauma team in Haiti and its efforts in providing surgery without general anesthesia.

Keywords: Disaster medicine; Haiti; orthopedic anesthesia; regional anesthesia; trauma medicine.