FRACTURE OF THE THYROID CARTILAGE ASSOCIATED WITH FULL FACE INTEGRAL CRASH HELMET

This article describes the fracture of the thyroid cartilage resulting from a motorcycle accident in which the motorcyclist, wearing a full face integral crash helmet, sustained the above injury due to a blow to the back of the head. A case report gives details of the patient's injuries and hospital treatment, and possible improvements in the design of full face helmets are considered in the discussion. (TRRL)

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • British Journal of Accident Surgery.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Wright (John) and Sons, Limited

    42-44 Triangle West
    Bristol,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Walsh, P V
    • Trotter, G A
  • Publication Date: 1979-8

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  • Accession Number: 00302993
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1996 12:00AM