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Bombs, Mines, Blast, Fragmentation, and Thermobaric Mechanisms of Injury

  • Toney W. Baskin
  • John B. Holcomb
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Keywords

Stress Wave Blast Wave Blast Injury Body Armor Primary Blast 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Toney W. Baskin
    • 1
  • John B. Holcomb
    • 1
  1. 1.Trauma and Critical Care Service, Brooke Army Medical CenterUnited States Army Institute of Surgical ResearchSan AntonioUSA

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