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Israeli doctors consider carrying emergency kits

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7340.756/g (Published 30 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:756
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    Attacks by Palestinian suicide bombers have triggered a debate in the Israeli health ministry about whether individual doctors—who might by chance be nearby when an attack occurs—should be equipped with an emergency medical kit to save the lives of the wounded.

    When health minister Nissim Dahan visited Ha'emek Hospital in Afula, south of Nazareth, after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a …

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