Pediatric trauma at tertiary-level hospitals in the aftermath of the Bam, Iran Earthquake.

@article{Sabzehchian2006PediatricTA,
  title={Pediatric trauma at tertiary-level hospitals in the aftermath of the Bam, Iran Earthquake.},
  author={Marzieh Sabzehchian and Hassan Abolghasemi and Mohammad Hadi Radfar and Nematollah Jonaidi-Jafari and Hassan Ghasemzadeh and Frederick M. Burkle},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          336-9
        }
}
The Bam Earthquake caused one of the most destructive disasters from naturally occurring hazards in recent years. Children are one of the most vulnerable age groups during disasters, in terms of both physical and psychological injuries. The assessment of pedatric injuries in the aftermath of the Bam Earthquake is discussed is this article. Within one week of the Earthquake, 119 patients < 16 years of age were admitted to three tertiary-level referral hospitals in Tehran, Iran. Extremity, chest… CONTINUE READING

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