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Research Article

Availability of ENT Surgical Procedures and Medication in Low-Income Nation Hospitals: Cause for Concern in Zambia

Table 3

Absolute counts and percentages of the surveyed hospitals offering the different nose and sinus procedures according to levels of hospital care (first, second, and third levels).

ProcedureFirst-Level Hospital (FLH) ()Second-Level Hospital (SLH) ()Third-Level Hospital (TLH) ()Unclassified ()Total ()

Extraction of foreign bodies33 (94.3%)17 (100%)5 (100%)4 (100%)59 (96.7%)
Septoplasty1 (2.9%)1 (5.9%)2 (40%)04 (6.6%)
Rhinoplasty01 (5.9%)1 (20%)02 (3.3%)
Frontal trephination1 (2.9%)2 (11.7%)2 (40%)1 (25%)5 (8.2%)
External ethmoidectomy1 (2.9%)2 (11.7%)2 (40%)1 (25%)6 (9.8%)
Endoscopic sinus surgery1 (2.9%)01 (20%)1 (25%)3 (4.9%)

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