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Surg Neurol. 1996 Apr;45(4):314-9.

The overproduction of neurosurgeons jeopardizes future neurosurgical care.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Abstract

In some areas of the world the next generation of neuro-surgeons is facing a serious problem. The training of an inappropriately large number of neurosurgeons will lead to underemployment/unemployment, which will have a direct impact on the quality of neurosurgical care. The following statistical data relate to local phenomena but reflect dilemmas to be considered by the international neurosurgical community since they exist in many countries.

PMID:
8607077
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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