Accidental Injury: Biomechanics and Prevention (2nd ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2002)

Accidental Injury: Biomechanics and Prevention (2nd ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2002)

By: Alan M. Nahum (editor), John Melvin (editor)Paperback

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This second edition, completely revised and expanded with a new chapter on lower extremity trauma, presents chapters written by widely recognized authorities in the field of human traumatic injury. The topics covered range from automobile restraint systems to cell and tissue biomechanics, and will interest a variety of scholars and professionals including physicians; biomechanical researchers; mechanical, biomedical and automotive engineers; as well as attorneys and jurists involved in accidental injury cases.

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Preface; 1. The Application of Biomechanics to the Understanding of Injury. 2. Instrumentation in Experimental Design. 3. The Use of Public Crash Data Biomechanical Research. 4. Anthropomorphic Test Devices. Injury Risk Assessments Based on Dummy Responses. 5. Radiologic Analysis of Trauma. 6. A Review of Mathematical Occupant Simulation Models. 7. Occupant Restraint Systems. Air Bag Inflation-Induced Injury Biomechanics. 8. Biomechanics of Bone. 9. Biomechanics of Soft Tissues. 10. Skull and Facial Bone Trauma. 11. Brain Injury Biomechanics. 12. Biomechanics of Head Trauma: Head Protection. 13. Biomechanical Aspects of Cervical Trauma. 14. Biomechanics of Thoracic Trauma. 15. Biomechanics of Abdominal Trauma. 16. Injury to the Thoraco-Lumbar Spine and Pelvis. 17. Injury to the Extremities. 18. Child Passenger Protection. 19. Pediatric Biomechanics. 20. Vehicle Interactions with Pedestrians. Index.

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  • publication date: 15/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781441931689
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 650
  • ID: 9781441931689
  • weight: 1222
  • ISBN10: 1441931686
  • edition: 2nd ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2002

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