IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences

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Head injury & road traffic fatalities-An analytical study of road traffic accident deaths

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Dinesh Rao, Ananya, Meva

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Introduction: Head injuries are the most commonly reported cause of Fatalities in majority of the Road Traffic Accidents. Materials and Methods: This retrospective study was carried out at Oxford Medical College,Bangalore during the period 2012-2021. All Autopsy Reports on Road Traffic Fatalities, along with Hospital Records were closely studied, Documented and Analyzed. Aims & Objectives: To study the Road Traffic Fatalities and Head Injuries Associated with it, besides the Age and Sex Group Involvement in Road Traffic Fatalities. Results: Head Injuries Contributed to 58.7% of Road Traffic Fatalities. Open Head injuries Formed the Major Type of Injuries in 92% of Fatalities. Motor cyclists Accidents Contributed to 90% of the Head Injuries. Males Contributed to 81.97% of the Deaths.

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Head Injuries., Road Traffic Accidents., Road Traffic Fatalities, Open Head Injury. Motor Cyclist, Pedal Cyclists, Pedestrians, Light Motor Vehicle, Heavy Motor Vehicle

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