Management of Limb Injuries During Disasters and Conflicts

Publication date 1 December 2016 Category
  • Conflicts and disasters
  • Acute Health
  • Conflicts and Disasters
  • Disaster Management
  • Emergency
  • Management
Publishing organisation International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

This consensus-based field guide is aimed at providing that guidance. It draws on the expertise of the International Committee of the Red Cross, which has a long history of delivering care to patients and protecting them in conflict. It also captures the knowledge of other experts whose experience was forged in disasters and conflicts past. Ultimately, this guide will help national and international emergency teams improve the care they provide to those we all seek to serve: our patients – the victims of armed conflicts and natural disasters.