Prevalence of maxillofacial injuries by motorized two wheeler road traffic accidents in Bangalore city.

@article{Mallikarjuna2009PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of maxillofacial injuries by motorized two wheeler road traffic accidents in Bangalore city.},
  author={Shwetha Kanyaloor Mallikarjuna and Pushpanjali Krishnappa},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={599-604}
}
INTRODUCTION Two wheeler users in India are the most vulnerable for road fatalities and two wheelers constitute the major portion of vehicular traffic. OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of maxillofacial injuries among the victims of motorized two wheeler road traffic accidents in Bangalore city. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medical records of cases reported during January 2006-June 2007 to hospitals were considered and data regarding age, sex, date of trauma, rider or pillion rider, alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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