Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Surgical Infections More Common in Low-Income Countries, Study Finds

Share this article
Surgeries in low-income countries had higher rates of infections than those in higher-income countries, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The authors said their report provided a starting point for making surgery safer. Infections at the site of surgery are the most common complications after operations. These infections raise the cost of procedures that are already expensive. And they often make recovery longer and more painful. The...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter