In all, 160 serious pedestrian accidents (ISS>15 or death), were recorded during a 12-month prospective study of all trauma in a population of 3.2 million.
Of these, 35 died at scene, 125 arrived at hospital alive and 68 (54 per cent (39) were more than 60 years of age.
Prehospital care significantly delayed transfer to hospital.
In the accident and emergency department, only 38 per cent of those unconscious had a cervical collar applied, and only 67 per cent were intubated.
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Accident circulation, Piéton, Audit
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Nervous system diseases, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Epidemiology, Human, Traffic accident, Pedestrian
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0650047
Code Inist : 002B16B. Création : 199406.