Injuries sustained in noncombat motor vehicle accidents during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

@article{Macgregor2012InjuriesSI,
  title={Injuries sustained in noncombat motor vehicle accidents during Operation Iraqi Freedom.},
  author={Andrew J Macgregor and Jonathan A. Mayo and Amber L. Dougherty and Paul J. Girard and Michael R. Galarneau},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={1551-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine injuries sustained in noncombat motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) during Operation Iraqi Freedom by injury type, site, and severity. METHODS Three hundred and forty-eight military personnel injured in noncombat MVAs from March 2004-June 2007 were identified from clinical records completed near the point of injury. RESULTS On average, personnel suffered two injuries per accident. The most frequent MVA mechanism was non-collision due to loss of control (30%). Overall, 16… CONTINUE READING

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