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The Red Cross wound classification

31-12-1991 Publication Ref. 0498 Robin M. Coupland

The Red Cross wound classification system describes and lists various features of wounds, giving a numerical value to each feature, to help civilian surgeons prepare for war surgery.

Note: the English version is now included in the book "War surgery: working with limited resources in armed conflict and other situations of violence" and related DVD.


  • Author(s): Robin M. Coupland
  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 1991
  • Production locations: Geneva
  • Edition: 2nd edition
  • Languages available: English, Spanish*
  • Type of product: Book
  • Price: CHF 5.-
  • Reference: 0498

15 pp., tabl., photos, map, 16 x 23 cm

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