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Passenger accidents and injuries reported during 3 years on a cruise ship.

  title={Passenger accidents and injuries reported during 3 years on a cruise ship.},
  author={Eilif Dahl},
  journal={International maritime health},
  volume={61 1},
  • Eilif Dahl
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • International maritime health
BACKGROUND The objective was to register and analyze data from all passenger injuries reported to the medical centre of a cruise ship with a median passenger load of 719 per day during a three-year period, and to determine high risk areas, equipment, and behaviour. METHODS All reported passenger injuries were registered at first visit. An injury was 'serious' if it led to hospitalization ashore or if full recovery was not expected within two weeks. RESULTS During 3 years, 663 injuries (62.7… 

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