Examining Ontario deaths due to all-terrain vehicles, and targets for prevention.

@article{Lord2010ExaminingOD,
  title={Examining Ontario deaths due to all-terrain vehicles, and targets for prevention.},
  author={Sarah M Lord and Charles Tator and Sandy Wells},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={343-9}
}
BACKGROUND All-terrain vehicle (ATV) use is increasingly popular among people of all ages. Although ATV use is known to cause significant morbidity due to head and neck trauma, there is a lack of published data detailing ATV-related fatalities. We examined all ATV-related fatalities in Ontario from 1996 - 2005 to determine the epidemiology and risk factors as a guide for improved injury prevention strategies. METHODS All ATV-related fatalities from 1996 - 2005 in Ontario were examined through… CONTINUE READING