Presentation on theme: "Neurosurgical Services For Disaster"— Presentation transcript:
1 Neurosurgical Services For Disaster Prof Yoko KatoDept. Of NeurosurgeryFujita Health UniversityJapan.
2 Natural DisasterTsunami IndiaLandslide Indonesia
3 Man Made Disaster Bombing –World Trade Centre. 1993 & 9/11 Rail Accident 2005-JapanBombing –World Trade Centre & 9/11
4 Example: Wenchuan Earthquake (China) How to manage disaster?Example: Wenchuan Earthquake (China)
5 Earth quakes 500,000 earthquakes /year. Significant morbidity and mortality.More frequent than before .Eg: Wenchuan , Haiti , Chile…Head trauma : 2nd most common type of injury.Head injury : major cause of mortality.
6 8.0 on the Richter scale . Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008.