Explosive injuries
Explosives can cause multiple severely-injured casualties in a single incident. They currently pose the most prevalent threat to troops operating in conflict regions. However, recent explosive events on UK mainland have ensured these injuries are no longer solely the signature of military conflict. This briefing provides a background to explosive injury, explores developments in mitigation science, and highlights research priorities.
Short title:
Explosive injuries
Start date:
2011-09
End date:
2011-09
Homepage:
http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/POST-PN-395
Focus:
Biotechnology, Expert-based
Project leader:
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology of the UK Parliament (POST)
Country:
UK

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