Orthopedic Equipment Needs in Disaster Setting

  • Punto DewoEmail author
  • Nikolaj Wolfson
  • Brendon Drew


In mass-casualty events, such as natural disasters, surgical assets and resources could be damaged or become unavailable; hence, they need to be delivered by a disaster relief team. Disaster relief team should work with the goals according to the time of intervention and based on the attainment of reliable information regarding what is required [1].


Proximal Femur Fracture Damage Control Surgery Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate Topical Negative Pressure Skin Traction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of MedicineGadjah Mada University/Dr. Sardjito General HospitalJogjakartaIndonesia
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryCalifornia Pacific Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Emergency MedicineNaval Medical CenterSan DiegoUSA

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