Traumatic amputations caused by drone attacks in the local population in Gaza: a retrospective cross-sectional study - Heszlein-Lossius H, Al-Borno Y, Shaqqoura S, Skaik N, Melvaer Giil L, Gilbert MF.

BACKGROUND: Little data exist to describe the use and medical consequences of drone strikes on civilian populations in war and conflict zones. Gaza is a landstrip within the Palestinian territories and the home of 2 million people. The median age in Gaza i...
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