Bicycle accident injuries

Grundill, W. L. ; Muller, R. (1986-09)

CITATION: Grundill, W.L. & Muller, R. 1986. Bicycle accident injuries. S Afr Med J, 70(9):413-414.

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ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Bicycle accidents in 210 patients are analysed. Ages ranged from 1 to 59 years (mean 14,5 years) with a male predominance. In 52% of patients there was a head or facial injury, 6% being moderate to severe. Of the fractures 64% involved the upper limb, 32% being of the radius and ulna and 22% of the clavicle. The majority of abrasions and soft-tissue injuries involved the limbs.

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