ACCIDENT FIRST AID IN THE CITY. AN ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT INJURIES IN ROAD TRAFFIC AND THEIR CARE

UNFALLRETTUNG IN DER GROSSTADT. EINE ANALYSE DER UNFALLVERLETZUNGEN IM STRASSENVERKEHR UND DEREN VERSORGUNG

427 people severely and fatally injured on the roads in the City of Essen were analyzed with respect to degree of severity of the injury and emergency care provided. The proportion of severely injured was 56 percent in official statistics. 78.5 percent of the severely injured and 84.6 percent of the fatally injured were pedestrians and cyclists under 16 and over 55 years of age. Of 236 severely injured and dead, 171 had multiple injuries, and 47 percent had their lives threatened by shock and loss of consciousness. The therapy-free interval was 28.5 minutes, and death during transport 23.1 percent. Only 2.7 percent of all severely and fatally injured received emergency treatment at the site of the accident during a four year period. /TRRL/

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    Springer Verlag

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    New York, NY  United States  10010
  • Authors:
    • Schmit-neuerburg, K P
    • Wallraf, R
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 323-328
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00179954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM