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Search and Rescue Techniques in the Aftermath of Earthquakes

  • Mauricio Lynn
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Abstract

Search and rescue (S&R) need to start as early as possible. Possibility of finding survivors beneath the rubble is directly proportional to time (Fig. 11.1).

Keywords

Crush injury Compartment syndrome Fluid resuscitation Limb amputation Fasciotomy 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of SurgeryMiamiUSA

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