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Sustainability & Carbon Footprint
(recommended reading)

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Sustainability in surgery                                                                                                                                                                            Zaver V, Skinner H, Bleakley C. The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2022; 104(S1): 6-9.

How can we reduce Urology's carbon footprint?
Eardley I. BJUI. 2022; 129(1): 7-8.

Introducing green innovation into clinical practice                                                                                                                      Boag K, Ho T, Culmer P et al. The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2022; 104(3): 140-4.

Climate change: how surgery contributes to global warming.                                                                                                  Novosel S, Prangenberg C, Wirtz DC et al. Chirurgie 2022; 93(6), 579–585.

A systematic review of global surgery partnerships and a proposed framework for sustainability
Jedrzejko N, Margolick J, Nguyen JH, et al. Can J Surg. 2021; 64: E280–E288

Priority setting and net zero healthcare: how much health can a tonne of carbon buy?
Bhopal A, Norheim OF. BMJ. 2021; 375: e067199

Health care’s response to climate change: a carbon footprint assessment of the NHS in England
Tennison I, Roschnik S, Ashby B, et al. Lancet Planet Health 2021; 5: e84-92

Surgery and the NHS carbon footprint                                                                                                                                                Whiting A, Tennison I, Roschnik S et al. The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2020 Jul;102(5):182-5.

Frugal innovation for global surgery: leveraging lessons from low- and middle-income countries to optimise resource use and promote value-based care Steyn A, Cassels-Brown A, Chang DF et al. The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2020; 102(5): 198-200.

The impact of surgery on global climate: a carbon footprinting study of operating theatres in three health systems. MacNeill AJ, Lillywhite R, Brown CJ. The Lancet Planetary Health. 2017; 1(9): e381-8.

Surgical care in the developing world - strategies and framework for improvement
Akenroye OO, Adebona OT, Akenroye AT. J Public Health Afr. 2013; 4(2): e20

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