Increased all-terrain vehicle crash accidents in older riders.

@article{Testerman2009IncreasedAV,
  title={Increased all-terrain vehicle crash accidents in older riders.},
  author={George M. Testerman},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={102 5},
  pages={
          461-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Recent reports on all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents cite high injury and death rates, disproportionately affecting younger riders. We sought to determine whether serious injuries at a level 1 trauma center have increased among older riders. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using the trauma registry, 300 ATV accidents from March 1, 1997 through March 30, 2007 were identified. A total of 250 patients admitted over the last six years (2001 through 2007) were stratified into earlier and later… CONTINUE READING