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TitleHelmet-induced skull base fracture in a motorcyclist
AuthorsCooter RD, Simpson DA, McLean AJ, David DJ, Simpson DA
Year1988
TypeJournal Article
AbstractObservations after a fatal motorcycle accident suggested that the face bar of a full-face helmet may transmit an impacting force to the skull base via the chin strap and the mandibular rarni and condyles, bypassing the energy-absorbing facial bones. If this mechanism is confirmed, the structural properties of these face bars will need to be reassessed.
Journal TitleThe Lancet
Journal Volume (Issue)Jan-16
Page Range84-85
Page Count2

Reference
Cooter RD, Simpson DA, McLean AJ, David DJ, Simpson DA (1988) 'Helmet-induced skull base fracture in a motorcyclist', The Lancet, Jan-16, pp 84-85.