Extent and Severity of Cycle Accident Casualties

DescriptionResearch to investigate the extent and severity of cycling accidents both on and off road.
ISBN075592584X
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 09, 2005

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Carole Millar Research
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CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 BACKGROUND
1.2 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
1.3 METHODOLOGY
1.4 STATS19
1.5 STRUCTURE OF THIS REPORT
CHAPTER TWO: WHO IS INVOLVED IN CYCLING ACCIDENTS?
2.1 GENDER
2.2 AGE PROFILE OF CASUALTY
CHAPTER THREE: WHEN DO CYCLE ACCIDENTS HAPPEN?
3.1 TIME OF YEAR
3.2 DAY OF THE WEEK
3.3 TIME OF DAY
CHAPTER FOUR: WERE OTHER VEHICLES INVOLVED?
4.1 RELEVANCE OF GENDER AND AGE
4.2 ACCIDENTS INVOLVING A CAR
4.3 ACCIDENTS INVOLVING ANOTHER BICYCLE
CHAPTER FIVE: WHERE DO ACCIDENTS HAPPEN?
CHAPTER SIX: WHAT SAFETY AIDS WERE USED?
6.1 INCIDENCE OF HELMET WEARING
6.2 VISIBILITY AIDS
CHAPTER SEVEN: WHAT CAUSED THE ACCIDENT?
CHAPTER EIGHT: OUTCOME
8.1 PATIENT OUTCOME
8.2 INJURIES SUSTAINED
8.3 EFFECT OF WEARING A HELMET ON INJURIES SUSTAINED
8.4 TYPE OF TRAUMA
CHAPTER NINE: STATS 19
9.1 DEPICTING THE EXTENT OF CYCLE ACCIDENT CASUALTIES
9.2 DEPICTING THE NATURE OF CYCLE ACCIDENT CASUALTIES
CHAPTER TEN: CONCLUSION
10.1 EXTENT AND SEVERITY OF CYCLE ACCIDENT CASUALTIES
10.2 METHODOLOGY
APPENDIX 1: QUESTIONNAIRE
APPENDIX 2: PATIENT INFORMATION SHEET
APPENDIX 3: CYCLING CASUALTIES BY POST CODE
APPENDIX 4: DETAILED DISTRIBUTION OF CASUALTIES

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