Treatment capabilities of field hospitals at war and mass-casualty disasters

Vladislav Dvoyris, Yitshak Kreiss, Tarif Bader*

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Abstract

The changes in warfare during the past decades have greatly affected all aspects of combat. The introduction of improved weaponry and ammunition has altered the types of injuries and the severity and numbers of casualties seen in battlefi eld, while improvement in prehospital and combat casualty care and transportation has allowed the evacuation of injured soldiers to trauma centers, thus saving more lives.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrthopedics in Disasters
Subtitle of host publicationOrthopedic Injuries in Natural Disasters and Mass Casualty Events
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages37-46
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783662489505
ISBN (Print)9783662489482
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes

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