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Patterns of injury associated with automobile airbag use.
  1. A. A. Mohamed,
  2. A. Banerjee
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Whittington Hospital, Highgate Hill, London, UK.


    The wide use of automobile airbags has undoubtedly reduced the mortality and the incidence of serious injuries from motor vehicle accidents. However, automobile airbags appear to be associated with a variety of injuries including fatal injuries, ocular injuries, upper limb and chest injuries. Further improvements in airbag design together with education of the general public in their use should help reduce airbag-related injuries.

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