WSES Handbook of Mass Casualties Incidents Management

  • Yoram Kluger
  • Federico Coccolini
  • Fausto Catena
  • Luca Ansaloni

Part of the Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma book series (HTACST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Laura Lomaglio, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Massimo Sartelli, Federico Coccolini
    Pages 1-10
  3. Randy D. Kearns
    Pages 11-29
  4. Miklosh Bala, Jeffry Kashuk
    Pages 31-46
  5. Yoram Klein
    Pages 61-65
  6. Miklosh Bala, Fausto Catena
    Pages 91-99
  7. Amos Ofer, Maxim Leiderman, Nira Beck-Razi
    Pages 101-115
  8. Paola Fugazzola, Matteo Tomasoni, Yoram Kluger, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini
    Pages 117-120
  9. Andrew J. Kamien, Christopher S. Davis, Marc A. de Moya
    Pages 121-128
  10. Adam Lee Goldstein, Dror Soffer
    Pages 129-141
  11. G. Shaked, D. Czeiger, G. Sebbag
    Pages 149-156
  12. Paola Fugazzola, Federico Coccolini, Cecilia Merli, Emiliano Gamberini, Vanni Agnoletti, Luca Ansaloni
    Pages 157-165
  13. Itamar Ashkenazi, Kristina Lennquist Montán, Sten Lennquist
    Pages 167-175
  14. Seema Yalamanchili, Sophie E. J. Hardy, Christopher Aylwin
    Pages 177-188
  15. Boris E. Sakakushev
    Pages 189-202

About this book


This manual, written by world opinion leaders in the field, is designed to provide readily accessible, step-by-step guidance on all aspects of the management of mass casualty incidents. Readers will find a wealth of helpful practical suggestions as well as information on the latest relevant scientific advances and their implications. Globally, mass casualty incidents are becoming more frequent even in unexpected places. There is a need for a dependable manual suitable for use by all who must be prepared to face mass casualty incidents, including practicing physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and administrators. This book meets that need. It is the first practical manual to be devoted to the topic, and its portable format will allow it to be kept in the pocket at all times, ready for immediate consultation. The innovative nature of much of the content and the inclusion of up-to-date literature reviews ensure that the manual will remain relevant for years to come. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yoram Kluger
    • 1
  • Federico Coccolini
    • 2
  • Fausto Catena
    • 3
  • Luca Ansaloni
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryRambam Health Care CampusHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.General SurgeryPope John 23 Hospital of BergamoBergamoItaly
  3. 3.Emergency Surgery DepartmentUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly
  4. 4.Surgery IPope John 23 Hospital of BergamoBergamoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-92344-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-92345-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2520-8284
  • Series Online ISSN 2520-8292
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