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Radiology on the Africa Mercy, the largest private floating hospital ship in the world.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23345376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: The Africa Mercy, a rehabilitated Danish ferry, is the largest private hospital ship in the world, devoted to providing medical and surgical care to the residents of West Africa, one of the poorest regions on the globe.
CONCLUSION: There is a small radiology department on board, along with six operating rooms and a small ICU and inpatient wards, and the former is described in this report, as well as opportunities for humanitarian work by volunteer radiologists.
Authors:
Robert D Harris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  200     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-04-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W124-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA. robert.d.harris@hitchcock.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Africa, Western
Altruism
Humans
Medical Missions, Official*
Mobile Health Units
Radiology Department, Hospital / organization & administration*
Relief Work
Ships*

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