Neuropsychological function in restrained versus unrestrained motor vehicle occupants who suffer closed head injury.


It is known that using seatbelts reduces the incidence and severity of closed head injury (CHI) from motor vehicle crashes. One would expect unrestrained occupants in motor vehicle crashes to suffer more severe CHIs than restrained occupants, as reflected by Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores. One might also expect an increased risk of focal injury due to… (More)