Effects of ethyl alcohol on injuries severity according to injury severity scales in pedestrian fatal injury in traffic crashes

  title={Effects of ethyl alcohol on injuries severity according to injury severity scales in pedestrian fatal injury in traffic crashes},
  author={Dorota Lasota and Mariusz Goniewicz and Dariusz Kosson and Andrzej Ochal and Paweł Krajewski and Sylwia Tarka and Krzysztof Goniewicz and Dagmara Mirowska-Guzel},
  journal={International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion},
  pages={112 - 120}
Abstract Introduction: The dominant cause of injuries in traffic crashes. A significant portion of them affects victims under the influence of ethyl alcohol. The goal of the studies was to assess the correlation between the state of sobriety and the severity of injuries expressed by injury severity scales in fatal pedestrian victims of traffic crashes. Research Material and Method: The data were obtained from the Warsaw Medical University's Department of Forensic Medicine. The analysis covered… Expand
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