Comparison of the severity of traumatic brain injuries in pedestrians and occupants of motor vehicles admitted to firat health center: A five-year series in an Eastern Turkish city

Tokdemir M., Kafadar H., Turkoglu A., Deveci S. E. , Colak C.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.15, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009


Background: Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death of people in motor vehicle (MV) accidents, which have been increasing in number in developing countries. A retrospective study was under-taken to evaluate all cases admitted to the emergency department of the authors' institution With suspected injury after involvement in a MV-related accident between January 2000 and January 2005.