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Ballistic and blast injuries

Edited by Jason Smith, Ian Greaves and Keith M Porter

in Oxford Desk Reference - Major Trauma

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199543328
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728297 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543328.003.0024

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Ballistic and blast injuries

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Pathophysiology of ballistic wounding - Mechanism of wound production - Presentation and initial management of ballistic wounds - Blast injury - Clinical and pathological effects of explosions - Principles of management - Further reading

Chapter.  11498 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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