Thermal agent disaster and fire disaster: definition, damage, assessment and relief operations

  • Michele Masellis


The attention of experts today is more directed at analysis of disaster management than at disaster prevention. It is in fact widely believed that the results of studies of disasters, although they have helped to reduce their number, will not be able to eliminate the percentage risk of their occurrence, in view of the imponderability of human and technical errors.


Disaster Management Thermal Agent Rescue Operation Operative Force Burned Patient 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Masellis
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  1. 1.Divisione di Chirurgia Plastica e Terapia delle Ustioni, Ospedale CivicoPalermoItaly

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