The Red Cross Wound Classification

31 December 1991
The Red Cross Wound Classification
Reference 0498
Category Publication
Author Robin M. Coupland
Language English
Spanish

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.

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