Hoof kick injuries in unmounted equestrians. Improving accident analysis and prevention by introducing an accident and emergency based relational database.

@article{Exadaktylos2002HoofKI,
  title={Hoof kick injuries in unmounted equestrians. Improving accident analysis and prevention by introducing an accident and emergency based relational database.},
  author={Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos and Stefan Eggli and P Inden and heinz. zimmermann},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={573-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess injury patterns attributable to horse kicks, to raise the issue of preventive measures, and to evaluate the role of modern accident and emergency department computer software. METHODS Data analysis using a new kind of full electronic medical record. RESULTS Seventeen kicked equestrians were unmounted at the time of injury. Eight of seventeen patients sustained contusions of the extremities, the back, and the trunk. In nine patients an isolated facial injury was diagnosed… CONTINUE READING