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Motorcycle Trauma in a St Lucian Hospital

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557–61
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Motorcycle trauma in a St Lucian hospital revealed that more than fifty per cent of crashes occurred during the weekends and more than fifty per cent of the motorcyclists were not wearing crash helmets.

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Objective: A motorcycle is a single-track, two-wheeled motor vehicle that is used worldwide for transportation. The use of the motorcycle has resulted in trauma that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to document the pattern of motorcycle accidents and the demographics of the cyclists in St Lucia.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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