Pattern of Injuries and Treatment Given to Victims of Rana Plaza Tragedy in a Level II Armed Forces Medical Facility in Bangladesh

  title={Pattern of Injuries and Treatment Given to Victims of Rana Plaza Tragedy in a Level II Armed Forces Medical Facility in Bangladesh},
  author={Shafiul Alam and Rabiul Alam and Manirul Islam and A. J. M. Salek},
  journal={Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness},
  pages={21 - 24}
Abstract Background Rana Plaza building collapse is the worst industrial disaster of Bangladesh so far. The 9-storied structure collapsed suddenly on April 24, 2013, with more than 4000 people inside. Bangladesh Armed Forces played a key role in the massive rescue operations. Methods We conducted a cross-sectional study with 423 victims who were treated at a Combined Military Hospital to review the pattern of injuries and management provided. Results Middle-aged (35±12.75 years) females (68.32… 


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