Correlating crash severity with injury risk, injury severity, and long-term symptoms in low velocity motor vehicle collisions.

@article{Croft2005CorrelatingCS,
  title={Correlating crash severity with injury risk, injury severity, and long-term symptoms in low velocity motor vehicle collisions.},
  author={Arthur C. Croft and Michael Freeman},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={
          RA316-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Auto insurers use a variety of techniques to control their losses, and one that has been widely employed since the mid-1990's is the Minor Impact Soft Tissue (MIST) segmentation strategy. MIST protocol dictates that all injury claims resulting from collisions producing US dollars 1000 or less in damage be "segmented", or adjusted for minimal compensation. MATERIAL/METHODS Multiple databases were searched for studies comparing any of three dependent variables (injury risk, injury… CONTINUE READING

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