Principles of injury prevention and control

M. Margaret Knudson, Larisa S. Speetzen

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Because of your leadership in the field of acute care surgery, you are asked to address a group of bicycle enthusiasts who support motorcycle helmets but feel that such a requirement should not be applied to the leisure bicyclist. Which of the following is accurate and should be the theme of your message with respect to use of bicycle helmets? (A) The helmets can often be obtained at no cost (B) There is no difference between the two regarding morbidity and mortality (C) The helmet requirement should not be a legislated requirement but an individual's choice (D) Helmet use has resulted in significant reduction of bicycle-related head injuries (E) A task force should be established to investigate the efficacy of helmet protection with cycling

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAcute Care Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)0387344705, 9780387344706
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes


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