An epidemiological study of road traffic accident cases attending emergency department of teaching hospital.

@article{Banthia2006AnES,
  title={An epidemiological study of road traffic accident cases attending emergency department of teaching hospital.},
  author={P Banthia and Bandana Koirala and Ashish Rauniyar and Deepinder Chaudhary and Tirtha Kharel and Santosh Khadka},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 162},
  pages={
          238-43
        }
}
Several studies have shown that road traffic injuries are a major cause of death and disability globally, with a disproportionate number occurring in developing countries. The growth in numbers of motor vehicles is a major contributing factor in the rising toll of fatalities and injuries from road traffic crashes in poor countries. In this study, we reviewed medical records of all the victims of road traffic accidents attending the emergency department of Kathmandu Medical College Teaching… CONTINUE READING
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