Lessons learned from the Marmara disaster: Time period under the rubble

Sever M., Erek E., Vanholder R., Ozener C., Yavuz M., Kayacan S., ...More

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, vol.30, no.11, pp.2443-2449, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00003246-200211000-00007
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2443-2449
  • Keywords: Turkey, acute renal failure, rhabdomyolysis, Marmara earthquake, time period under the rubble, ACUTE-RENAL-FAILURE, 1980 EARTHQUAKE, VICTIMS, RESCUE


Objective. To investigate the effect of the time period under the rubble on morbidity and mortality of the crush-syndrome patients after the catastrophic Marmara earthquake that struck northwestern Turkey in August 1999.