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Paediatrics - Shoulder reconstruction in children with obstetric brachial plexus injury
Doctors at Mayo Clinic offer a new approach for shoulder reconstruction and tendon transfer in infants and children with obstetric brachial injury. Bassem T. Elhassan, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA describes the procedure.
   
Paediatrics - Hip surveillance for children with cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy is common. It affects 2-3 children per 1000 live births throughout Europe and a similar number elsewhere. It is the commonest cause of physical disability in childhood and is associated with numerous co-morbidities...
   
India Report - Expertise and low cost makes sub-continent an attractive healthcare destination
Middle East Health visited several leading hospitals in key cities in India to assess the current status of health tourism to the sub-continent.
   
Lebanon Report - Scratching the surface
On the surface, Lebanon, a small, reasonably well developed country whose capital was the seaside jewel of the Mediterranean, appears to be forging ahead economically, its people content to go about their daily life – business as usual. 
   
Jordan Report - Arab uprising spurs renewed focus on patients from the region
Health tourism to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a significant revenue earner for the kingdom, but the violence in Syria is deterring Western patients from seeking cost-effective healthcare in the country.
   
Patient Relations - The Intentional Patient
Many healthcare systems invest considerably in providing their patients not only the best health outcomes but also the highest levels of customer service. 
   
Healthcare Economics - Circumstances that shaped early US healthcare
This is the third article in the series by Arby Khan – The Importance of Determining ‘Value’ in Healthcare – and will continue to describe the historical forces that shaped the beginning of healthcare in the US (1850-1930).

 Date of upload: 26th Jul 2012
                                  
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