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Host, vehicular and environmental factors responsible for road traffic crashes in a Nigerian city: identifiable issues for road traffic injury control.

Authors
  • Adeoye, Peter Oladapo1
  • Kadri, Dotun Musiliu2
  • Bello, Jibril Oyekunle1
  • Ofoegbu, Chima Kingsley Pascal1
  • Abdur-Rahman, Lukman Olajide1
  • Adekanye, Adedeji Olugbenga3
  • Solagberu, Babatunde Akeeb4
  • 1 Centre for Injury Research and Safety Promotion (CIRASP), Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. , (Niger)
  • 2 Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. , (Niger)
  • 3 Department of Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Bida, Niger State, Nigeria. , (Niger)
  • 4 Department of Surgery, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja Lagos State, Nigeria. , (Niger)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pan African Medical Journal
Publisher
Pan African Medical Journal
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
19
Pages
159–159
Identifiers
DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2014.19.159.5017
PMID: 25780490
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

This paper elucidates the mechanisms of causation of and types of injuries sustained following RTC in Nigeria and thus provide opportunities for prevention and control of this unacceptable situation.

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