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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-33

Bomb Blast at Trauma centre: Experiences and lessons learned by Burn unit

Department of Burn & Plastic Surgery, B.J.Medical College & Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

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M F Shaikh
Professor and Head Department of Burn and Plastic Surgery, B.J.Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
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Al terrorist bomb attack at Trauma Centre of Civil hospital, Ahmedabad resulted in 49 casualties and large number of Burn injuries. The difference in this attack from other mass casualties was that it occurred in Trauma centre of the hospital itself, which disrupted the entire Disaster management plan of Civil Hospital. We are discussing here the nature of Burn injury that the patients had, their management and other associated secondary problems because of blast.

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