Air Bags and Injury!

Published April 12, 2022


Hello Professionally Integrated,

Here is a paper that discusses injuries that can be associated with  airbag deployment. The airbags will not be deployed in a rear end impact based on the mechanism of the crash, and the body moving away from the steering wheel. However, the side and front airbags can be deployed in a side or front impact to minimize the head hitting a hard surface, but the airbags can increase injuries to the spine and ribs. This is important for us to understand in case we have a patient that was involved in a crash where the . . .

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