Recently motorcycle not only produce massively but also used as a popular transportation in middle class of society.42% of all transport injuries in Tehran are related to motorcycle accidents.
This study evaluate motorcycle accidents in Uremia. A retrospective study was conducted on all patients injured in motorcycle accidents who were admitted to the Shahid Motahari during two-years period since 1382. The 695 patients admitted due to motorcycle-induced trauma in Shahid Motahari Medical center with 16.6% increased rate of admission in 1383 compared to 1382.96% were men, the 391 patients were in 15-24 age groups.94% were not wearing a helmet. Motorcyclists who don't wearing a helmet had an increased risk of brain concussion and facial bones fracture. Lower extremity fracture is the most common motorcycle indused injuries in transportation crash. In this study showed the rate of brain concussion, lower extremity fracture, facial bone fracture were 645, 41% and 77% respectively. The most common cause of death was brain concussion. With plan to encourage use of helmet we can reduce brain concussion and by modified motorcycle design and leather dressing, lower extremity fracture is prevented in motorcycle induced trauma
Ahmad Shahla ,Saeed Charehsaz ,
Injuries resulting from motorcycle- induced trauma during two years in Shahid Motahari Clinical Center of URMIA,
Sci. J. Forensic Med. 2006;
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