War injuries in civilians treated in Pozega Hospital, Croatia

A Rukavina
1998 Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps  
The management of 131 civilians with war injuries, treated at the Department of Surgery, Pozega County Hospital, during the 1991-1995 period is presented. The majority of 55 (42%) of patients were injured at the front line. There were 75 (57.3%) of patients with explosive injuries 67 (51.2%) involved the extremities, while 29 (22.1%) involved the head. Seven (5.3%) patients died. Amputation of part of an extremity was required in five (3.8%) patients.
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