The late whiplash syndrome.

  title={The late whiplash syndrome.},
  author={J I Balla},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={50 6},
  • J I Balla
  • Published 1980 in The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery
A condition commonly seen after motor vehicle accidents is studied. This is the "late whiplash" syndrome, which is defined as a collection of symptoms and disabilities seen more than six months after a neck injury occurring in a motor vehicle accident. A series of 300 cases is examined. With the use of factor analysis the syndrome is defined as consisting of headache, neckache, neck stiffness, and depression, as well as anxiety, all of which are strongly correlated with each other. There is, on… CONTINUE READING

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