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Considerations in the Epidemiology of Earthquake Injuries

Nicholas P. Jones, Frederick Krimgold, Eric K. Noji, and Gordon S. Smith

Earthquake Spectra


Abstract

In July 1989, a workshop entitled Earthquake Injury Epidemiology for Mitigation and Response» was held at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. The aim of the workshop was to gather a group of interested professionals, all directly or peripherally interested in the research, planning, mitigation, and response aspects associated witgh earthquake-induced injuries and deaths, to lay the foundations and begin to develop a research agenda for this emerging field


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