“Low Impact” and death and Injury.

Published May 22, 2018

Dear Professionally Integrated,

Here is a paper where the authors examined a patient who was in a "very low impact" collision that caused a VERY serious injury. I use this paper in my notes and education of patients that no link has been made to car damage and bodily injury.  This paper also discusses how important other factors are in a crash when evaluating a patient compared to the damage or the speed of the car in the crash.  Below is what the authors discussed.

 

A 42 year-old male presenting to the hospital with sudden onset of headache . . .

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