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Trauma attenuating backing improves protection against behind armor blunt trauma.

Authors
  • Sondén, Anders
  • Rocksén, David
  • Riddez, Louis
  • Davidsson, Johan
  • Persson, Jonas K
  • Gryth, Dan
  • Bursell, Jenny
  • Arborelius, Ulf P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
67
Issue
6
Pages
1191–1199
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181a5b0e1
PMID: 20009666
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results indicate that ordinary body armor should be complemented by a TAB to prevent thoracic injuries when the threat is high-velocity weapons.

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