Incidence of Motor Cycle Accidents in Female Traveller in the Neurosurgery Ward of Rangpur Medical College Hospital
Background: Motor bike is a popular two wheeler vehicle in Bangladesh especially among young generation, newly married couple and service holders. It is also popular vehicle among female NGO workers. Female like to travel on motor bike along with life partner or with guardian hanging their both legs on one side of seat increasing the tendency to fall down from motor cycle due to imbalance body weight during turning the road or crossing the uneven road or sudden increasing the speed of the motor bike or crossing on a speed breaker.
Aims: Encourage female to travel on motor bike hanging their legs on both sides of the seat to maintain the body weight balance for reducing the mortality and morbidity of RTA.
Methods: All the female patients admitted in neurosurgery ward having motor cycle accident from January/2019- December/2019 were included in this study.
Results: There is a strong association between fall from motor cycle (RTA) and hanging two legs on one side in female motor cycle traveler.
Conclusions: female should travel on motor cycle hanging their legs on both side of seat to avoid avoidable head injury due to RTA.
Bang. J Neurosurgery 2020; 10(1): 33-38
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