AUTO FATALITIES BY POSTURAL ASPHYXIA

We present four cases of motor vehicle death by postural asphyxia. These deaths represent 4% of all motor vehicle occupant deaths during the study period of one year. The criteria for the diagnosis and the implications for the injury and death reduction effort are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Association for Automotive Medicine

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  • Authors:
    • Wright, R K
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  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 18

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-047-1-063, DOT-HS-031-2-303, DOT-FH-11-7526
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM