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Effectiveness of motorcycle protective clothing: Riders' health outcomes in the six months following a crash

de Romea, Liz; Ivers, Rebecca; Fitzharris, Michael; Haworth, Narelle; Heritier, Stephane; Richardson, Drew

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Background: Little is known about the contribution of protective clothing worn in motorcycle crashes to subsequent health-related outcomes, impairment and quality of life. Methods: A prospective cohort of 212 adult motorcyclists were recruited following presentations to hospitals or crash repair services in a defined geographic area in Australia between June 2008 and July 2009. Data was obtained from participant interviews and medical records at baseline, then by mailed survey two and six...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33937
Source: Injury: international journal of the care of the injured
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2011.10.025

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