Medical aspects of the Iraqi missile attacks on Israel.

  title={Medical aspects of the Iraqi missile attacks on Israel.},
  author={Emmanuelle Karsenty and Joshua Shemer and I Alshech and B Cojocaru and Marian Moscovitz and Yair Shapiro and Yehuda L. Danon},
  journal={Israel journal of medical sciences},
  volume={27 11-12},
During the period 18 January-28 February 1991, a total of 39 Iraqi modified Scud missiles landed in Israel, most of them in the densely populated Tel Aviv area. There were 23 missile attack alerts. These attacks caused 1,059 cases of injury; there were two deaths and 232 patients were admitted to emergency rooms for injuries directly related to the explosions, only one of which was severe. A survey among 91 of the injured showed that 46.6% of the wounds were caused by glass splinters, 31.1… CONTINUE READING


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