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TitleHead and neck injuries in passenger cars: A review of the literature
AuthorsMcLean AJ, Simpson DA, Cain CMJ, McCaul KA, Freund JR, Ryan GA
Year1987
TypeReport
AbstractThe report discusses the characteristics of head and neck injuries sustained by occupants of passenger cars. The epidemiology and biomechanics of such injuries are discussed. The extent and prognosis of treatment is described. Both existing countermeasures and current research into new or improved countermeasures are evaluated. Recommendations are made with respect to measures to reduce head injury in passenger vehicles.
Report NumberCR 59
PublisherFederal Office of Road Safety, Transport and Communications
Publisher CityCanberra
SponsorFederal Office of Road Safety (FORS)
Page Count123
Noteshttp://www.infrastructure.gov.au/roads/safety/publications/1987/Injury_Pass_1.aspx

Reference
McLean AJ, Simpson DA, Cain CMJ, McCaul KA, Freund JR, Ryan GA (1987) Head and neck injuries in passenger cars: A review of the literature (CR 59), Federal Office of Road Safety, Transport and Communications, Canberra.