Tag: "belts" at medical news
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
...ure about 10 million automobiles eachyear and seat belts
add $200 to the cost of building them. Studies say thatseat belts
save about 2,000 lives a year. It costs about $2 billion a year toput seat belts
in cars and it sav...
Students Show Restraint Could Cut School Bus Injuries
...tudy. Some parents and safety experts believe seat belts
should be installed in buses,but only two statesre...eighing more than10,000 pounds.Proponents say seat belts
would reduce school bus injuries, curb behaviorproblems and helpstudents get in the habit of bucklin...
Penn study shows that head trauma produces Alzheimer's-like neurodegeneration
...fects. These behaviors include the wearingof seat belts
when driving an automobile and the wearing of helmets when ridinga motorcycle or bicycle. Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI) Replicated Using anesthetized pigs, the researchers duplicated the same type ofhead trauma that is frequently sustained by ...
Seat belts as effective in children as in adults
...adults to study the effectiveness of standard seat belts
for protecting school age children in road vehicle...rovided mixed results on the effectiveness of seat belts
for school age children, and in some jurisdictions children are still allowed to travel unbelted in ...
Seat belts offer more protection than air bags
...r for women (12%) than for men (6%). However, seat belts
provided much greater protection, with seat belt use reducing the risk of death by 65%. Using a seat belt and having an air bag reduced the risk of death by 68%....
Innovations in hearing loss detection & treatment
...improperly used wheelchair tie-downs or rider seat belts
resulted in minor injuries. Studies spanning 30 years indicate that the large city bus is a safe form of transportation. Wheelchair riders do not face undo risk of injury in a large city bus. New test measures the impact of hearing loss on quality ...
Child safety restraint use increasing in auto trips
...eats, which are demonstrably safer than adult seat belts
for younger children. Despite these advances, the...in 2002. Most of these 3-year-olds moved from seat belts
and shield booster seats to child safety seats with a harness, according to Flaura K. Winston, M.D.,...
Envisat's rainbow vision detects ground moving at pace fingernails grow
...s to prioritise ASAR acquisitions over the seismic belts
that cover 15% of the land surface. "By the time ...la Fournaise volcano is not situated along seismic belts
or the associated 'Ring of Fire' but like Hawaii on the other side of the planet it is sited above...