PREDICTION OF THE SCOPE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE REQUIRED IN CASE OF ACCIDENTS WITH LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GASES TRANSPORTED BY VEHICLES

An accident with liquified petroleum gases (LPG) transported by vehicles can cause grave consequences in urban areas. The article presents prediction methods for forecasting type and severity of injuries caused by such an accident. Emergency medical services and hospitals in the affected area must plan measures for helping 50-300 persons who may sustain burns or multiple injuries.

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    Istrazivacki Centar za Medicinu i Psihologiju

    Sarengradska 3
    41000 Zagreb, Croatia,   Yugoslavia 
  • Authors:
    • Gazetov, B
    • Burdakov, N
    • Goloshchapov, Y
    • Yelokhin, A
  • Publication Date: 1989

Language

  • Croatian

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 91-5
  • Serial:
    • Covjek i Promet
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: Istrazivacki Centar za Medicinu i Psihologiju
    • ISSN: 0350-8765

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00623976
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1992 12:00AM