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TitleThe severity and consequences of injuries in urban traffic accidents
AuthorsMcLean AJ
Year1981
TypeConference Paper
AbstractAs part of an in-depth accident study, information was collected on the nature and severity of the injuries sustained by all road users involved in a representative sample of accidents to which an ambulance was called in metropolitan Adelaide during a twelve-month period. The treatment received, duration of hospital stay, period of restricted activity and the characteristics of any residual permanent disability were recorded. These factors are presented in relation to the severity of the injury and discussed with respect to causal mechanisms and possible preventive measures.
PublisherVrije Universteit Amsterdam, faculty of Medicine
Publisher CityAmsterdam
Conference Name6th International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact
Conference AbbreviationIRCOBI
Conference LocationSalon de Provence, France
Conference Date8-10 September 1981
Page Range12-19
Page Count8
Notesavailable from CASR library on request

Reference
McLean AJ (1981) 'The severity and consequences of injuries in urban traffic accidents', Proceedings of 6th International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact, pp 12-19.