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Pediatric Trauma in Earthquakes: General Principles of Care in Pediatric Trauma During Earthquakes

  • Olga KarasevaEmail author
  • Leonid M. Roshal
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Abstract

As one of the medical science disciplines, the treatment of severe injuries has grown fast for the last 50 years. The main trigger for this discipline came from the wars, especially World War II, as well as local military conflicts of the twentieth century, the time, when the main principles of sorting and administering of the medical aid for the injured during mass destruction were established [1].

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Severe Injury Glasgow Outcome Scale Severe Trauma Lethal Outcome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Combined Trauma and Resuscitation in Clinical and ResearchInstitute of Urgent Pediatric Surgery and TraumaMoscowRussia
  2. 2.President of Clinical and Research Institute of Urgent Pediatric Surgery and TraumaMoscowRussia

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