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A population-based cohort study of longer-term changes in health of car drivers involved in serious crashes.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE: Evidence about the burden of disability after motor vehicle crashes has relied primarily on trauma center-based studies. We examine the impact of serious crashes on the longer-term health of car drivers, independent of natural variation, in a population-based study in Auckland, New Zealand. METHODS: The study population comprised 218 car drivers surviving nonfatal crashes in Auckland, in which at least 1 occupant in the vehicle was admitted to a hospital, and a representativ...

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Ameratunga, SN More by this author
Norton, RN More by this author
Connor, JL More by this author
Robinson, E More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of emergency medicine
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
729-736
Publication date:
2006-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6760
ISSN:
0196-0644
URN:
uuid:2e4fdf87-9da9-41d1-b6f7-6312811529dc
Source identifiers:
243007
Local pid:
pubs:243007

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