Pattern of Injuries Associated with Deaths Following Road Traffic Accidents as Seen in a Tertiary Health Centre Jos University Teaching Hospital ( JUTH ) , Jos , North Central , Nigeria

  • A SilasO, A AdogaA, Olu-Silas
  • Published 2012

Abstract

Deaths from road traffic accidents are usually due to certain fatal injuries to the body. These deaths are to a large extent preventable. In our setting most fatalities leading to death are mostly associated with head injuries. Lack of use of car seat belts, lack of use of helmets by motor bike riders, use of cars without airbags, alcohol and drug abuse by… (More)

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