TITLE

Post-Earthquake Injuries Treated at a Field Hospital -- Haiti, 2010

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/7/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 51/52, p1673
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of the retrospective medical record review of all available inpatient records for the first field hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following the January 12, 2010 earthquake that struck the country. The review has found that the most common injury diagnoses among admitted patients include fractures/dislocations, wound infections, and head, face and brain injuries. It describes the operations of the field hospital established by the University of Miami Global Institute/Project Medishare (UMGI/PM).
ACCESSION #
63230006

 

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