The terrorist bomb explosion in Bologna, Italy, 1980: an analysis of the effects and injuries sustained.

@article{Brismar1982TheTB,
  title={The terrorist bomb explosion in Bologna, Italy, 1980: an analysis of the effects and injuries sustained.},
  author={B. T. V. Brismar and Lennart Bergenwald},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1982},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={216-20}
}
In August 1980 a terrorist bomb attack was made on the central railway station of Bologna, Italy. Altogether 291 persons were injured, 73 of whom died at the scene. An analysis of the nature of the injuries and the mechanism by which they occurred showed that three types of bomb injuries could be distinguished: primary blast injuries (pulmonary injuries and flashburns), and secondary and tertiary injuries (concussions, lacerations, and fractures), the latter two types from flying debris set in… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 35 extracted citations

Distinguishing the Unique Neuropathological Profile of Blast Polytrauma

Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity • 2017
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Blast Injuries.

The Journal of emergency medicine • 2015
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…