WOULD A CRASH HELMET HAVE PREVENTED DEATH? FORENSIC MEDICAL ANALYSIS OF 188 FATAL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

Over half died of craniocerebral injury, a third died of other injuries. In 13% the injuries were combined, but either would have been fatal. Half of the half who died should have survived the accident if they had worn an appropriate crash helmet. /Author/

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    • This article originally appeared in Zeitschrift fur Rechtsmedizin, Volume 75, pp 235-239.
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    Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

    428 East Preston Street
    Baltimore, MD  USA  21202
  • Authors:
    • Reich, H
    • Dalgaard, J B
  • Publication Date: 1977-3

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  • Accession Number: 00165142
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 7 1978 12:00AM