Tag Archive for ‘motorcycle injuries’
Hit the road, jacked—road rash injuries
This month’s column examines the occurrence of motorcycle-related road rash injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.
Mandating the use of motorcycle helmets: What are the issues?
This article examines the data regarding the effectiveness of mandatory motorcycle helmet laws and looks at the legal and ethical concerns surrounding them. The authors provide an overview of the arguments proponents and opponents of the laws use to support their positions and explains the ethical reasons why surgeons should play a role in the debate surrounding legislation mandating the use.