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According to the Turkish Penal Code, Section 456, an assailant is punished in a correlation to the severity of the victim's injury. In this study, the injury scale used in Turkey in the basis code 456 is compared with Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). For this aim, a total of 984 cases out of the total amount reported at the Traumatology Section of the(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the current study was to check the validity and reliability of DAX (The Driving Anger Expression Inventory) in a Turkish population. METHOD The study included 220 randomly chosen drivers between the ages of 20 and 65 years from Ankara, Istanbul, and Samsun. The assessment instruments were DAX, The Driving Anger Scale, Brief Symptom(More)
PURPOSE To investigate socio-demographic features, lesions which caused disabilities and the rate of disabilities caused by particular lesions and thus to reveal how disabilities are evaluated and general characteristics of disabilities due to road traffic accidents in Turkey. METHOD In this study we retrospectively reviewed 563 victims of road traffic(More)
OBJECTIVES The University of Iowa Child Protection Program collaborated with Turkish professionals to develop a training program on child abuse and neglect during 2002-2006 with the goals of increasing professional awareness and number of multidisciplinary teams (MDT), regional collaborations, and assessed cases. This paper summarizes the 5-year outcome. (More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine the problems encountered during investigations into causes of death in corpses found in wells, sewer systems and pits, and to seek solutions to the problems. In fact, wells, sewer systems and pits have some common characteristics which may cause the problems. They contain water, have a hypoxic/anoxic(More)
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