Crush syndrome sustained in the 1995 Kobe, Japan, earthquake; treatment and outcome.

@article{Oda1997CrushSS,
  title={Crush syndrome sustained in the 1995 Kobe, Japan, earthquake; treatment and outcome.},
  author={Yutaka Oda and Masanobu Shindoh and Hidekazu Yukioka and Shinichi Nishi and Mitsugu Fujimori and Akira Asada},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={507-12}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the treatment and outcome of patients with crush syndrome sustained in an earthquake disaster. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of eight patients with crush syndrome and subsequent acute kidney failure who were treated in the ICU of a university hospital. All eight patients had been extricated from buildings that collapsed in the 1995 Kobe, Japan, earthquake. Crush injury involved the upper extremities in one patient and the lower extremities in seven… CONTINUE READING

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