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Type: Journal article
Title: Non-fatal injuries among motorcyclists treated as inpatients in a general hospital
Author: Wong, T. W.
Phoon, W. O.
Lee, Jaclyn
Yiu, P. C.
Fung, K. P.
Smith, Geoff
McLean, Jack
Citation: Annals of the Academy of Medicine, 1989; 18 (6):672-674
Publisher: Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Issue Date: 1989
ISSN: 0304-4602
Organisation: Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR)
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T.W. Wong, W.O. Phoon, J. Lee, P.C. Yiu, K.P. Fung, G. Smith, A.J. McLean
Abstract: In a study of the injury pattern among 198 motorcyclists who sustained road traffic accidents from 1986-1987, it was found that the following body regions, in decreasing order of frequency, were involved: external region (surface or integumentary lesion of any body region) with 285 injuries, extremities and bony pelvis with 118 injuries, head and face with 94 injuries, chest with 10 injuries abdomen with 3 injuries, and spine with 2 injuries.
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