Maxillofacial trauma and seat belt: a 10-year retrospective study

  title={Maxillofacial trauma and seat belt: a 10-year retrospective study},
  author={Marcelo Breno Meneses Mendes and M{\'a}rcia Borba and Renato Sawazaki and Luciana Asprino and M{\'a}rcio de Moraes and Roger Willians Fernandes Moreira},
  journal={Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery},
Brazil is among the countries with the highest prevalence of people injured by traffic accidents, showing that in 2008, levels reached 18.3 victims for 100,000 habitants were victims of traffic accidents. This retrospective study involved data collected from treated patients' charts at seven different hospitals located in three different cities all in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Information was obtained through a standardized form, which was designed to investigate the epidemiologic… CONTINUE READING


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