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February 23, 1957

Medical Aspects of Traffic Accidents: Proceedings of the Montreal Conference

JAMA. 1957;163(8):699. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970430089032

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The conference that is the subject of this report was largely conceived and administered by the editor. The 97 contributors, from Canada, England, and the United States, represented the fields of medicine, surgery, insurance, law, education, public health and welfare, and automotive safety as well as the police, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and the Army, and the Navy. The subject matter is discussed under the following chapter headings: General Statistical Data, Preschool and School Children in Accidents, Traffic in Industry, Auto Crash Research, Alcohol and Traffic Accidents, Neurological Disorders, Behavior Effects, also Ocular Causes, Emergency Care, First Aid and Ambulance, Screening Clinics, Town Planning, and Car Design. The volume is well indexed, and there is a complete bibliography. It is a limited edition. This comprehensive treatise is an excellent reference for students of traffic accidents.

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