Chest injuries sustained in severe traffic accidents by seatbelt wearers.

@article{Arajrvi1989ChestIS,
  title={Chest injuries sustained in severe traffic accidents by seatbelt wearers.},
  author={E. J. A. Araj{\"a}rvi and Seppo Santavirta},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={37-41}
}
In Finland during the period 1972-1985, there occurred 3,468 severe traffic accidents in which one or more of the drivers or passengers sustained an injury leading to a fatal outcome within 30 days. Of the victims who had been wearing seatbelts, 207 had fatal and 73 had severe chest injuries. The four leading causes of fatalities resulting from chest… CONTINUE READING