vehicular trauma


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vehicular trauma

A collision involving an auto, truck, van, or motorcycle in which one or more passengers or pedestrians are injured.
See also: trauma
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Increased mortality in rural vehicular trauma: Identifying contributing factors through data linkage.
(2.) Williams JS, Graff JA, Uku JM, Steining JP Aortic injury in vehicular trauma. Ann Thorac Surg 1994.
Traumatic lumbar hernias are uncommon injuries that typically result from high-speed motor vehicular trauma. The proposed mechanism of injury involves transmission of force from a seatbelt to the abdomen during sudden deceleration.

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