Analysis of Otologic Injuries Due to Blast Trauma by Handmade Explosives


ASLIER M., Aslier N. G. Y.

TURKISH ARCHIVES OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.55, no.2, pp.64-68, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tao.2017.2328
  • Journal Name: TURKISH ARCHIVES OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.64-68
  • Keywords: Blast trauma, hearing loss, tinnitus, tympanic membrane perforation, TYMPANIC MEMBRANE, MIDDLE, EAR
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to identify the otologic injuries due to handmade explosive-welded blast travma in the law enforcement officers during the combat operations in the curfew security region and to specify the disorders that Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery (OHNS) physicians can face during such operations.