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Volume 2014, Article ID 637872, 7 pages
Research Article

Epidemiology of Orthopedic Fractures and Other Injuries among Inpatients Admitted due to Traffic Accidents: A 10-Year Nationwide Survey in Taiwan

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Taoyuan 33004, Taiwan
2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Taoyuan General Hospital, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Taoyuan 33004, Taiwan
3Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan
4Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
5Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
6Department of Neurologic Surgery, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 10341, Taiwan
7Department of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Providence University, Taichung 43301, Taiwan

Received 31 August 2013; Accepted 26 November 2013; Published 5 February 2014

Academic Editors: H. Hertz, J. Kircher, and J. H. Lee

Copyright © 2014 Ren-Hao Pan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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