Abstract

Review of the Various Forms of Injuries on Drivers Involved in Road Traffic Accidents (RTA)

Background: About 80% of Road Traffic Accident (RTA) mortality is recorded in middle and low income countries such as Ghana. It is estimated that about 1.3 million people die yearly due to RTA. However, 20 to 50 million people sustain various forms of RTA injuries. Aim: This study reviews the various postmortem-reported injuries sustained by vehicle drivers. Methodology: This study is a retrospective review of various autopsy-diagnosed injuries of drivers involved in road traffic accidents. The extracted data were grouped according to age, sex and pathological diagnosis (injuries), and analyzed.


Author(s):

Ossei PPS, Agyeman-Duah E, Danquah KO2, Brefo EA, Ohene-Djan OA, Fenteng EA and Ntim F



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