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Pattern of Fractures and Dislocations in Road Traffic Accident Victims in a Tertiary Care Institute of Central India

@inproceedings{Kumar2016PatternOF,
  title={Pattern of Fractures and Dislocations in Road Traffic Accident Victims in a Tertiary Care Institute of Central India},
  author={Narendra Kumar},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: Due to the rapid economic transition, there is an increase in a number of automobiles on the road and rapid increase in road traffic accident (RTA). Aim: The study was conducted with the aim to evaluate the pattern of different types of fractures and dislocations in the RTA victims in a tertiary care institute. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted at Chirayu Medical College and Hospital situated on the Bhopal-Indore State highway with heavy traffic load. The data of 748… 
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