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Acquiring accurate crash data is important

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 20 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1261
  1. J Mark Aitken, deputy medical director (
  1. Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL

    EDITOR—Breen highlights the barriers that exist between establishing a risk for serious or fatal road injuries and the willingness of those in authority to assist the investigation or ultimately implement change.1 Furthermore, acquiring good data on which to establish risk is hampered by a system that is biased in favour of the …

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