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Carbon footprint reduction associated with a surgical outreach clinic

Author: David Forner, Chad Purcell, Victoria Taylor, Christopher W. Noel, Larry Pan, Matthew H. Rigby, Martin Corsten, Jonathan R. Trites, Antoine Eskander, Ted McDonald, S. Mark Taylor
Year: 2021
Category: Health Publications

Read the journal article in Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Healthcare systems generate substantial carbon footprints that may be targeted to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Outreach clinics may represent tools to assist in this reduction by optimizing patient related travel. Therefore, we sought to estimate the carbon footprint savings associated with a head and neck surgery outreach clinic.