An epidemiological survey of acute spinal trauma caused by traffic accidents versus falls in Northern Taiwan

Carlos Lam, Mau-Roung Lin, Shin-Han Tsai, Wei Chen Lee, Cheuk-Sing Choy, Shu Fen Chu, Wen-Ta Chiu

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摘要

Background. Traffic accidents and falls are the major causes of spinal trauma, which result in serious personal and social loss. A comparison between causes and patients' characteristics can be important. Methods. A total of 681 spinal trauma patients were compared for differences, and the effects of age stratification of the differences are discussed. Results. Significant differences were observed between falls and traffic accidents in the following variables: age (P
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)957-966
頁數10
期刊Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health
23
發行號6
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十一月 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Medicine(all)

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