On and off the horse: mechanisms and patterns of injury in mounted and unmounted equestrians.

@article{Carmichael2014OnAO,
  title={On and off the horse: mechanisms and patterns of injury in mounted and unmounted equestrians.},
  author={Samuel P. Carmichael and Daniel L. Davenport and Paul A Kearney and Andrew C. Bernard},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={1479-83}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study is to determine whether discrepant patterns of horse-related trauma exist in mounted vs. unmounted equestrians from a single Level I trauma center to guide awareness of injury prevention. METHODS Retrospective data were collected from the University of Kentucky Trauma Registry for patients admitted with horse-related injuries between January 2003 and December 2007 (n=284). Injuries incurred while mounted were compared with those incurred while unmounted… CONTINUE READING
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