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Treatment Capabilities of Field Hospitals at War and Mass-Casualty Disasters

  • Vladislav Dvoyris
  • Yitshak Kreiss
  • Tarif Bader
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Abstract

The changes in warfare during the past decades have greatly affected all aspects of combat. The introduction of improved weaponry and ammunition has altered the types of injuries and the severity and numbers of casualties seen in battlefield, while improvement in prehospital and combat casualty care and transportation has allowed the evacuation of injured soldiers to trauma centers, thus saving more lives.

Keywords

Medical Team Medical Delegation Israeli Defense Force Field Hospital Crush Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladislav Dvoyris
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yitshak Kreiss
    • 3
    • 4
  • Tarif Bader
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Surgeon General’s HeadquartersIsrael Defense ForceRamat GanIsrael
  2. 2.Sackler Faculty of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael
  3. 3.Surgeon General’s HeadquartersIsrael Defense ForceRamat GanIsrael
  4. 4.Department of Military MedicineHebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael

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