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Conditions found among pediatric survivors during the early response to natural disaster: a prospective case study

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Published in Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2012, vol. 32, no. 4, p. 327-33
Abstract Major natural disasters may provoke a mass casualty situation, and children tend to represent an important proportion of the victims. The purpose of this study was to prospectively record medical conditions presented by pediatric survivors of a major natural disaster to determine the type of medical specialists most needed during the acute phase of relief response.
Keywords AdolescentAnesthesia/methodsChildChild, PreschoolEarthquakesEmergency Medical Services/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHaitiHealth Services Needs and Demand/statistics & numerical dataHumansInfantMaleMass Casualty Incidents/statistics & numerical dataOrthopedic Procedures/statistics & numerical dataProspective StudiesSpecialization/statistics & numerical dataSurvivors
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PMID: 22584830
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Groupe Lascombes Pierre (orthopédie pédiatrique) (917)
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GAMULIN, Axel Dorian G. et al. Conditions found among pediatric survivors during the early response to natural disaster: a prospective case study. In: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2012, vol. 32, n° 4, p. 327-33. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27884

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