Table 5 Chief complaints and injuries of the wounded arriving in the two periods
Injury type or complaintEPELPENot evacuatedTotal
Lower limb trauma18 (46%)5 (17%)25 (33%)
Upper limb trauma17 (44%)8 (27%)23 (30%)
Tinnitus6 (15%)17 (57%)23 (30%)
Acute stress reaction2 (5%)15 (50%)7 (100%)24 (32%)
Somatisation3 (8%)9 (30%)12 (16%)
Head trauma7 (18%)2 (7%)9 (12%)
Chest trauma8 (21%)08 (11%)
Back trauma4 (10%)5 (17%)9 (12%)
Abdominal trauma4 (10%)04 (5%)
  • Each of the injured may have had more than one complaint or injury. The percentage shown is calculated as the prevalence of injury or complaint in each subgroup, the early phase evacuees (EPE) numbering 39 injured, the late phase evacuees (LPE) numbering 30 and the not evacuated casualties numbering seven casualties.