Kobi Peleg

Summary

Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc In-hospital resource utilization during multiple casualty incidents
    Sharon Einav
    Intensive Care Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Surg 243:533-40. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Maxillofacial trauma resulting from terror in Israel
    Doron Ringler
    Israel Air Force, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Craniofac Surg 18:62-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Policy encouraging earlier hip fracture surgery can decrease the long-term mortality of elderly patients
    Kobi Peleg
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Injury 45:1085-90. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint [Disasters and emergency situations: what have we learned from the past to prepare for the future?]
    Kobi Peleg
    The National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute
    Harefuah 149:410-2, 483. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A geographic information system simulation model of EMS: reducing ambulance response time
    Kobi Peleg
    Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 22:164-70. 2004
  6. pmc Gunshot and explosion injuries: characteristics, outcomes, and implications for care of terror-related injuries in Israel
    Kobi Peleg
    Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Surg 239:311-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Burn prevention programs for children: do they reduce burn-related hospitalizations?
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Burns 31:347-50. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Earthquake disasters--lessons to be learned
    Kobi Peleg
    Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:361-5. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased survival among severe trauma patients: the impact of a national trauma system
    Kobi Peleg
    Author Affiliations Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Surg 139:1231-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk for motorcyclists in a busy metropolitan city: the example of Tel Aviv
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:511-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc In-hospital resource utilization during multiple casualty incidents
    Sharon Einav
    Intensive Care Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Surg 243:533-40. 2006
    ..To suggest guidelines for hospital organization during terror-related multiple casualty incidents (MCIs) based on the experience of 6 level I trauma centers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maxillofacial trauma resulting from terror in Israel
    Doron Ringler
    Israel Air Force, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Craniofac Surg 18:62-6. 2007
    ..Preparedness and awareness to the unique pattern of injuries are needed when terrorists strike...
  3. ncbi request reprint Policy encouraging earlier hip fracture surgery can decrease the long-term mortality of elderly patients
    Kobi Peleg
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Injury 45:1085-90. 2014
    ..An evaluation study performed 2 years after the reform has shown the positive influence of the reform on patient's survival in the hospital. This study evaluates the impact of the reform on the longer-term mortality of patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Disasters and emergency situations: what have we learned from the past to prepare for the future?]
    Kobi Peleg
    The National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute
    Harefuah 149:410-2, 483. 2010
    ..These should all be part of daily preparedness routines. Only in this way can a high quality level of preparedness be maintained over time...
  5. ncbi request reprint A geographic information system simulation model of EMS: reducing ambulance response time
    Kobi Peleg
    Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 22:164-70. 2004
    ..The GIS simulation model presented in this study suggests that EMS could be more effective if a dynamic load-responsive ambulance deployment is adopted, potentially resulting in increased survival and cost-effectiveness...
  6. pmc Gunshot and explosion injuries: characteristics, outcomes, and implications for care of terror-related injuries in Israel
    Kobi Peleg
    Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Surg 239:311-8. 2004
    ..An increase of terror-related activities may necessitate treatment of mass casualty incidents, requiring a broadening of existing skills and knowledge of various injury mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Burn prevention programs for children: do they reduce burn-related hospitalizations?
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Burns 31:347-50. 2005
    ..Our objective was to map Israeli child burn prevention programs and to measure their success from the rate of burn-related hospitalizations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Earthquake disasters--lessons to be learned
    Kobi Peleg
    Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:361-5. 2002
    ..Psychological problems are abundant in such incidences, affecting also rescue and medical teams. It becomes a major issue when there are large numbers of pediatric casualties and the operations continue for more than a few days...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased survival among severe trauma patients: the impact of a national trauma system
    Kobi Peleg
    Author Affiliations Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Surg 139:1231-6. 2004
    ..The survival of severe trauma patients is affected by the implementation of a national trauma system, which brought about developments both at the hospital and prehospital levels during the past decade...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk for motorcyclists in a busy metropolitan city: the example of Tel Aviv
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:511-4. 2005
    ..The proportion of motorcyclists injured in road accidents in Israel is larger than their proportion among road users...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of unintentional and intentional injuries in Israel between the years 2000-2006]
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiotogy and Public Health Policy, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 149:418-21, 482. 2010
    ..A current and comprehensive understanding of the causes of injury will serve to identify at-risk populations, create injury prevention programs and provide more effective treatment for those injured...
  12. doi request reprint Terrorism-related injuries versus road traffic accident-related trauma: 5 years of experience in Israel
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:196-200. 2009
    ..The present study compared terrorism-related and road accident-related injuries and examined clinical characteristics of both groups of patients...
  13. doi request reprint Are injuries from terror and war similar? A comparison study of civilians and soldiers
    Kobi Peleg
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Surg 252:363-9. 2010
    ..To compare injuries and hospital utilization and outcomes from terror and war for civilians and soldiers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Do burns increase the severity of terror injuries?
    Kobi Peleg
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Burn Care Res 29:887-92. 2008
    ..However, mortality rates in terror-attack injuries are not affected by burns...
  15. doi request reprint Incidence and severity of maxillofacial injuries during the Second Lebanon War among Israeli soldiers and civilians
    Liran Levin
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1630-3. 2008
    ..To analyze the incidence and severity of maxillofacial injuries in the Second Lebanon War, that occurred during the summer of 2006, among Israeli soldiers and civilians...
  16. doi request reprint Examining national burn care policies--is the Israeli burn care alignment based on national data?
    Josef Haik
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Burn Care Res 33:510-7. 2012
    ..Taking all these elements into consideration, it might be prudent to establish a national burn center in Israel to promote burn care standards and disaster planning up to international standards...
  17. doi request reprint The role of community in pediatric injury
    Dena H Jaffe
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Community Health 36:244-52. 2011
    ..However, targeted interventions for reducing injuries in at-risk populations that rely solely on injury rates may omit culturally distinct communities and overlook their uneven burden to the trauma care system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-hip fracture-associated trauma in the elderly population
    Dror Soffer
    Divisions of Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:635-40. 2006
    ..The rate of trauma in the elderly is growing...
  19. doi request reprint Reconsidering policy of casualty evacuation in a remote mass-casualty incident
    Bruria Adini
    1 Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 29:91-5. 2014
    ..This study aimed to review the consequences of evacuating casualties from a bus accident to a single peripheral hospital and lessons learned regarding policy of casualty evacuation...
  20. doi request reprint Terror explosive injuries: a comparison of children, adolescents, and adults
    Dena H Jaffe
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Surg 251:138-43. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize injuries and outcomes from terror explosions with specific attention to children (0-10 years) and adolescents (11-15 years) compared to adults (16-45 years)...
  21. doi request reprint Are there predicting factors for burn patients that transfer to a rehabilitation center upon completion of acute care?
    Oren Weissman
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Burns 38:992-7. 2012
    ..In our study we characterize demographic, injury and hospitalization related variables that predict a burn patient's transfer to a rehabilitation facility...
  22. doi request reprint Children and terror casualties receive preference in ICU admissions
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Centre for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:14-9. 2012
    ..We investigated whether there are differences in the treatment and hospitalization of terror-related casualties compared to other types of injury events and between children and adults injured in terror-related events...
  23. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of terror-related versus non-terror-related traumatic injury in children
    Limor Aharonson-Daniel
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Services ResearchTel Hashomer, Israel
    Pediatrics 112:e280. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to review the accumulated Israeli experience with medical care to young victims of terrorism and to use the knowledge obtained to contribute to the preparedness of medical personnel for future events...
  24. ncbi request reprint Burns in Israel: demographic, etiologic and clinical trends, 1997-2003
    Josef Haik
    Burn Unit, Department of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:659-62. 2007
    ..In Israel about 5% of all hospitalized injuries are burn injuries. There are no long-term epidemiological studies on burn injuries in adults in Israel...
  25. ncbi request reprint My home is my castle! Or is it? Hospitalizations following home injury in Israel, 1997-2001
    Fabienne Sikron
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:332-5. 2004
    ..Although the home is perceived to be a safe haven, it is a scene of numerous injuries...
  26. doi request reprint Israeli hospital preparedness for terrorism-related multiple casualty incidents: can the surge capacity and injury severity distribution be better predicted?
    Yona Kosashvili
    Orthopedic Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerrifin, Israel Israeli Defense Force, Medical Corps, Trauma Division, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 40:727-31. 2009
    ..Half of those casualties are expected to require immediate medical treatment. This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of the current readiness guidelines based on the epidemiology of encountered HMCIs...
  27. doi request reprint Ethnicity and road traffic injuries: differences between Jewish and Arab children in Israel
    Nura Abdel-Rahman
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Public Health Policy, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Ethn Health 18:391-401. 2013
    ..To examine the differences and characteristics of road traffic injuries (RTIs) among Jewish and Arab children, ages 0-17 years, in Israel...
  28. doi request reprint Involvement of surgical residents in the management of trauma patients in the emergency room: does the presence of an attending physician affect outcomes?
    Robert Cohen
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    World J Surg 36:539-47. 2012
    ..Few studies have investigated whether the presence or absence of attending physicians (AP) in the emergency department (ED) during the management of trauma patients by residents...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variability in pediatric injury patterns by age and ethnic groups in Israel
    Bella Savitsky
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gerther Institute for Epidemiology and Health Research, Sheba Medical, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ethn Health 12:129-39. 2007
    ..In Israel, nearly 10,000 children are hospitalized due to injury every year...
  30. ncbi request reprint A decade to the Israel National Trauma Registry
    Limor Aharonson-Daniel
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:347-51. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Different AIS triplets: Different mortality predictions in identical ISS and NISS
    Limor Aharonson-Daniel
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Trauma 61:711-7. 2006
    ..This study elaborates in both scope and volume producing results of a larger magnitude, applicable to specific injury subgroups of blunt or penetrating, traumatic brain injury, various age groups, and replicated on NISS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patterns of injury in hospitalized terrorist victims
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
    Am J Emerg Med 21:258-62. 2003
    ..Further studies of the special injury pattern associated with terror are necessary to enhance secondary management and tertiary prevention when occurring...
  33. doi request reprint Do modern conflicts create different medical needs?
    Bruria Adini
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 29:965-71. 2011
    ..This study involved analysis of (a) type of injuries and medical services used by military casualties in 3 conflicts and (b) medical needs of military and civilian casualties from the 2006 conflict...
  34. ncbi request reprint Base excess as a predictor for injury severity in pediatric trauma patients
    Yochai Levi
    Pediatric Emergency Unit, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Emerg Med 45:496-501. 2013
    ..Base excess is considered a predictor of mortality and severity of injury in trauma patients. Base excess had been widely examined in different settings. Only few studies have examined the role of base excess in pediatric trauma patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use among trauma victims admitted to a level I trauma center in Israel
    Dror Soffer
    Department of Surgery B, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:98-102. 2006
    ..Identification of these factors in the fast-changing demographics of the Israeli population might lead to better care and, no less importantly, to targeted prevention measures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Childhood burns in Israel: a 7-year epidemiological review
    Sharon Goldman
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Burns 32:467-72. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a profile of severe childhood burns in Israel...
  37. ncbi request reprint Principles of emergency management in disasters
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:117-21. 2003
    ..One of the most important lessons learned from the management of such incidents is do not set fixed protocols but rather principles only. By applying principles adapted to the situation, managers will be able to perform better...
  38. pmc Suicide bombers form a new injury profile
    Limor Aharonson-Daniel
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Surg 244:1018-23. 2006
    ..Explosives frequently included small metal parts, increasing severity of injuries, challenging both physicians and healthcare systems. Timely detonation in crowded and confined spaces further increased explosion effect...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does body armor protect from firearm injuries?
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Coll Surg 202:643-8. 2006
    ..This study aims to describe the medical consequences of high velocity firearm injuries and to differentiate between patients injured while using protective wear and those injured unprotected...
  40. pmc Violence-related injury of children in Israel: age-dependent pattern
    Michael Rozenfeld
    Gertner Institute, Israel National Centre for Trauma and Emergency Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Bull World Health Organ 87:362-8. 2009
    ..To characterize the population of children hospitalized as a result of violence...
  41. doi request reprint Different reimbursement influences surviving of hip fracture in elderly patients
    Kobi Peleg
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 42:128-32. 2011
    ..In 2004 the Ministry of Health decided to condition the reimbursement regime at the time of operation. The objectives of this study were to examine whether the reform succeeded to decrease inpatient mortality of hip fracture casualties...
  42. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and driver fatalities in Israel: an examination of the current problem
    Dena H Jaffe
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Public Health Policy, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:725-9. 2009
    ..Moreover, over the past decade, self-reported access to and consumption of alcohol in Israel has been on the rise...
  43. doi request reprint Sternal fracture: isolated lesion versus polytrauma from associated extrasternal injuries--analysis of 1,867 cases
    David D Odell
    From the Division of Thoracic Surgery D D O, I M, R W, S P G, R L B, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Division of Thoracic Surgery M M D, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery D O D, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Israel National Centre for Trauma and Emergency Research K P, A G, I R, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer School of Public Health K P, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:448-52. 2013
    ..This article addresses the issue by analyzing prospectively collected data on a far larger population than hitherto available...
  44. doi request reprint Bicycle injuries: a matter of mechanism and age
    Maya Siman-Tov
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Public Health Policy, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Accid Anal Prev 44:135-9. 2012
    ..The risks identified in this study should be used for preparedness and management of trauma hospitalizations from bicycle injuries...
  45. doi request reprint Poorer outcomes for mass casualty events victims: is it evidence based?
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Centre for Trauma and Emergency Research, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Trauma 69:653-8; discussion 659. 2010
    ..To test this assumption, a comparison must be made between injuries sustained in MCE and non-MCE events caused by the same mechanism. The mechanism of injury selected for this study was gunshot wounds, which occur in both types of event...
  46. ncbi request reprint Secondary transfer of trauma patients: rationale and characteristics
    Malka Avitzour
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:539-42. 2006
    ..Trauma systems were created in order to provide optimal care for trauma patients. Hence, patients transferred to level I trauma centers are assumed to be transferred due to medical reasons as a result of complex injuries...
  47. pmc Pupil behaviour on school buses and potential risk factors for injury: an observational study
    Sharon Goldman
    Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Bull World Health Organ 88:570-5. 2010
    ..To observe pupil behaviour on school buses in Israel and identify hazards as a basis for improving school bus safety...
  48. doi request reprint The normalisation of terror: the response of Israel's stock market to long periods of terrorism
    Kobi Peleg
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Disasters 35:268-83. 2011
    ..Future studies directly measuring investor expectations and reactions to man-made disasters, such as terrorism, are warranted...
  49. ncbi request reprint Abdominal stab wounds in Israel, 1997-2004: significant increase in overall incidence and prevalence of severe injury
    Boris Kessel
    Trauma Unit, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:135-7. 2008
    ..However, the rate of failure of non-operative management is higher in Israel than in western countries...
  50. doi request reprint Dento-alveolar and maxillofacial injuries among different ethnic groups in Israel
    Shaul Lin
    Endodontics and Dental Trauma Unit, Department of Oral and Dental Medicine, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Dent Traumatol 25:328-31. 2009
    ..This emphasizes that a larger percentage of the Arab population suffered from dental and maxillofacial injuries. Further dental health education and training for primary caregivers are warranted...
  51. ncbi request reprint A study of the workforce in Emergency Medicine in Israel: 2003
    Michael J Drescher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Emerg Med 33:433-7. 2007
    ..To adequately staff EDs with physicians trained in EM, an emphasis needs to be placed on increasing EM staff and resident positions. The need seems most acute in medium-sized hospitals and during off hours and weekends...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Seatbelts on school buses: are they safe for our children?]
    Kobi Peleg
    The Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 147:717-21, 749. 2008
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The ins and outs of terrorist bus explosions: injury profiles of on-board explosions versus explosions occurring adjacent to a bus
    Ron Golan
    National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 45:39-43. 2014
    ..This study focuses on the injury patterns and hospital utilisation among casualties from explosive terrorist bus attacks with the bomb detonated either within a bus or adjacent to a bus...
  54. doi request reprint Reduction in trauma mortality in Israel during the last decade (2000-2010): the impact of changes in the trauma system
    Maya Siman-Tov
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Public Health Policy, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Injury 44:1448-52. 2013
    ..Following the introduction of changes to the trauma system there would be a period of time during which the impact on mortality would be minimal. A decrease in mortality rates would be noted as the TS matured and would continue over time...
  55. doi request reprint Civilians under fire: evacuation behaviour in north Israel during the Second Lebanon War
    David Gidron
    Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Israel
    Disasters 34:996-1012. 2010
    ..These findings should aid emergency managers in preparing the population for a future emergency and in engaging in effective dialogue with the population during an emergency on the evacuation option...
  56. doi request reprint Morbidity associated with MDMA (ecstasy) abuse: a survey of emergency department admissions
    Pinchas Halpern
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Hum Exp Toxicol 30:259-66. 2011
    ..MDMArelated ED admissions were analyzed over a 7-month period and the records of all PIC calls were reviewed...
  57. doi request reprint Dento-alveolar and maxillofacial injuries: a 5-year multi-center study. Part 1: general vs facial and dental trauma
    Shaul Lin
    Endodontics and Dental Trauma Unit, Department of Dental Sciences, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Dent Traumatol 24:53-5. 2008
    ..A better understanding of the etiology of maxillofacial and dental injuries and identifying the high-risk groups should lead to appropriate prevention programs and treatment methods...
  58. ncbi request reprint Blast injuries
    Kobi Peleg
    N Engl J Med 352:2651-3; author reply 2651-3. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint The special injury pattern in terrorist bombings
    Yoram Kluger
    Department of Surgery B, Rambam Medical Center, Rapaport School of Medicine, Technion, The Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Am Coll Surg 199:875-9. 2004
    ..Our objective was to characterize and compare terror-bombing victims with casualties of all other kinds of trauma, and to validate the existence of a different, more complex, injury pattern...
  60. pmc The severity of injury in children resulting from acts against civilian populations
    Lisa D Amir
    Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Unit of Emergency Medicine, Kaplan 14, Petach Tikva, Israel 49202
    Ann Surg 241:666-70. 2005
    ..To characterize the injuries to children by acts against civilian populations (AACP)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Terror-inflicted thermal injury: A retrospective analysis of burns in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict between the years 1997 and 2003
    Josef Haik
    Burn Unit, Department of Plastic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    J Trauma 61:1501-5. 2006
    ..This article presents data of terror-associated burns from the Israeli National Trauma Registry (ITR) during the years 1997 to September 2000 and October 2000 to 2003...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ending in a crash
    Kobi Peleg
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:41-2. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint [Road traffic accidents--severe injuries. Decision-making on the basis of partial data]
    Kobi Peleg
    Harefuah 143:111-5, 167, 166. 2004
    ..A comparison of figures on severe traffic injuries, as published by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Israeli Police with data from registries in medical systems, revealed significant disparities...
  64. ncbi request reprint Investigation of Federal Bureau of Investigation bomb-related death and injury data in the United States between 1988 and 1997
    Eric K Noji
    Office of the U S Surgeon General, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Hubert Humphrey Building, Room 719 B, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    Mil Med 170:595-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, one option is to begin evaluating statistics reported by a nontraditional public health data source, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Bomb Data Center...
  65. ncbi request reprint The impact of terrorism on children: a two-year experience
    Yehezkel Waisman
    Unit of Emergency Medicine, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Prehosp Disaster Med 18:242-8. 2003
    ..To review and analyze the cumulative two-year, Israeli experience with medical care for children victims of terrorism during the prehospital and hospital phases...
  66. doi request reprint Postexposure immunization and prophylaxis of bloodborne pathogens following a traumatic explosive event: preliminary recommendations
    Italo Subbarao
    Public Health Readiness Office, Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response, American Medical Association, 515 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:106-9. 2007
    ....