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Exposure in emergency general surgery in a time-based residency program: A call for review

Author Information

K. Ojuka, MBChB, MMed (Surg), Kapenguria District Hospital, Kenya and H. Saidi, BSc (Anat), MBChB,
MMed (Surg), FCS (ECSA), School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197-00100, Nairobi,

Corresponding author:

Dr. H. Saidi, P.O. Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Email:


Objective: This paper aimed to characterize the resident exposure to acute general surgical conditions during a three-months rotation in a general surgical unit.

Setting: The Department of Surgery, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Referral and Teaching Hospital in Nairobi.