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Lethal Traumatic Injuries due to Traffic Accidents

  • S. ZerboEmail author
  • A. Di Piazza
  • S. Procaccianti
  • E. Ventura Spagnolo
  • G. Lo Re
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Abstract

The Global status report on road safety published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015 estimating information from 180 countries indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths has plateaued at 1.25 million per year. This report, the third Global status report on road safety, shows that low- and middle-income countries are more affected with a mortality rate of 90% of global road traffic deaths.

Keywords

Accident Traffic Death Imaging Postmortem Autopsy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Zerbo
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Di Piazza
    • 2
  • S. Procaccianti
    • 1
  • E. Ventura Spagnolo
    • 1
  • G. Lo Re
    • 2
  1. 1.Department for Health Promotion, Maternal and Child CareUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly
  2. 2.Policlinic HospitalUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly

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