Bicycle accidents often cause disability : an analysis of medical and social consequences of nonfatal bicycle accidents.
Social and medical consequences of 278 children and 264 adults injured in bicycle accidents and seen in two hospitals in Helsinki in 1985-86 were analyzed.
Information was collected from patient records, by means of a special questionnaire and by telephone interview.
A child outpatient required 1.7 and a child inpatient 3.0 physician visits on an average, while adults required 2.2 and 4.9 visits, respectively.
Mots-clés Pascal : Accident circulation, Enfant, Homme, Service santé, Bicyclette, Handicap, Adulte, Utilisation, Services sociaux, Economie santé, Analyse coût, Epidémiologie, Finlande, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Traffic accident, Child, Human, Health service, Bicycle, Handicap, Adult, Use, Social assistance, Health economy, Cost analysis, Epidemiology, Finland, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0509284
Code Inist : 002B26O. Création : 199406.