SEAT BELT FRACTURES

Change fractures occurring in car accidents are due to improperly placed or loose seat belts. This injury results from high velocity collisions. The fracture is surprisingly stable and can be treated by bracing or casting in extension. The prognosis for this fracture is excellent.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the annual meeting, Kansas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, October 26, 1969, Kansas City, Kansas. Also apeared in the Sept. 1970 Issue of the Journal of the Kansas Medical Society.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American College of Surgeons

    Kansas Chapter
    Kanasas City, KS  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Marsh, H O
    • Bailey, D
  • Publication Date: 1970-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080743
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM