Evaluation of alpine skiing and snowboarding injury in a northeastern state.

@article{Sacco1998EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of alpine skiing and snowboarding injury in a northeastern state.},
  author={D E Sacco and D H Sartorelli and Dennis W. Vane},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1998},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={654-9}
}
BACKGROUND To demonstrate the injury patterns of Alpine skiing and snowboarding in a northeastern state and evaluate potential risk factors. METHODS The medical records of a single pediatric and adult Level I trauma center were evaluated from January 1, 1990, through December 31, 1995. All admissions with injuries caused by Alpine skiing or snowboarding were reviewed. Those patients arriving from two local ski resorts, all of whose injuries are referred to the institution for care, were… CONTINUE READING

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