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Dr. Austina Cho
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Motor Vehicle Safety (Overview)

Motor vehicle safety refers to all activities and devices regarding the safe operation of motor vehicles. This includes proper vehicle maintenance, the wearing of seatbelts and helmets, as well as obeying traffic laws.


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Motor vehicle accidents kill how many in the u.S. Each year? How does that compare with the u.K. Or canada?

Motor vehicle accidents kill how many in the u.S. Each year?  How does that compare with the u.K. Or canada?

DeathsAUTO UK,US,CA: From 1999 to 2008 2538 people died every year due to road accidents, in canada approx 2800 to 2900 people are killed every year due to road accidents and in us approx 4000 people die due to road accidents every year according to available figures. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
5 doctors shared insights

Motor Vehicle Safety (Overview)

Motor vehicle safety refers to all activities and devices regarding the safe operation of motor vehicles. This includes proper vehicle maintenance, the wearing of seatbelts and helmets, as well as obeying traffic laws.


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What is the leading organ injury in a motor vehicle accident?

What is the leading organ injury in a motor vehicle accident?

Leading organ injury: Leadind the list of organs is the injury to the spleen, spleenic rupture or laceration and may require emergency splenectomy. ...Read more

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I was disabled due to motor vehicle accident. What is the best insurance for me?

Disability: It depends on the injuries and prognosis, and if any settlement from the insurance company.If you are totally and permanently disabled you may be eligible for ssi and/or medicare insurance.Talk to a social worker, your attorney or social security office. ...Read more

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What would cause migraines weeks after a motor vehicle accident?

What would cause migraines weeks after a motor vehicle accident?

Headaches auto accid: Post traumatic headaches are quite common and will go away after few weeks and are not serious but it is well documented that some headaches will persist and some have clinical features of megraine and have to be treated successfullly with anti migraine meds, why it happens is not known.Although we know regular headaches may be due to neck injury, or post traumatic headaches. ...Read more

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What is the most frequent organ injured in a motor vehicle accident?

REQUENT ORGAN INJURY: It is spleen which may rupture or get lacerated and may need emergency splenectomy. ...Read more

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I've been getting migraines after a motor vehicle accident, what do you recommend?

See pcp: Recomend you see a physician and be check, some diagnostics test may be needed such as x-ray of your cervical spine and some times MRI if physical exam shows some neurological compromise. ...Read more

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What do I do if possible whiplash from motor vehicle accident?

Conservative Team: Post motor vehicle accident it is wise to seek a multi-disciplinary clinic focusing on whiplash treatment. Typically, you will find medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapist and massage therapists to help you on the road to recovery. ...Read more

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Dad started getting migraines after a motor vehicle accident? Why would that be?

Dad started getting migraines after a motor vehicle accident?  Why would that be?

Headaches auto accid: Post traumatic headaches are quite common and will go away after few weeks and are not serious but it is well documented that some headaches will persist and some have clinical features of megraine and have to be treated successfullly with anti migraine meds, why it happens is not known.Although we know regular headaches may be due to neck injury, or post traumatic headaches. ...Read more

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After a major motor vehicle crash my blood glucose level was elevated, why?

After a major motor vehicle crash my blood glucose level was elevated, why?

Adrenalin: When we are in an accident or in pain our body responds by increasing the output of adrenaline. Adrenaline mobilizes sugar into the bloodstream so that our muscles can use it if we are in a situation where we need to escape danger. Blood sugars are always high after an accident so don't worry but get your sugar checked by your doctor to make sure you do not have early diabetes. ...Read more

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When paramedics are at a serious motor vehicle accident do they make paper copy of vitals?

Yes: They are supposed document everything they do. Even if they are using a computer to enter their data, they should be able to to print a paper copy. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


Vehicle Safety (Definition)

Vehicle safety is monitored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an agency that created standards for the production of vehicles regarding aspects such as safety door latches, braking ...Read more