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Landmines

Susannah Sirkin, James C. Cobey and Eric Stover

in War and Public Health

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195311181
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865086 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0007
Landmines

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This chapter describes the global situation concerning antipersonnel landmines. It discusses medical consequences of landmine casualties, and describes the Mine Ban Treaty and its effectiveness. Mine risk education is also described.

Keywords: Mine Ban Treaty; mortality; amputations; medical consequences

Chapter.  5915 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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