Defence and armed forces – research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: blast injury to the thorax and abdomen

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in blast injury to the thorax and abdomen.

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This document provides information on blast injury to the thorax and abdomen. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr David Jenkins, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Mr Alastair Wilson, King’s Lynn, Norfolk.