EPIDEMOLOGY OF TRAUMA GLOBALY

  • Nur Yuniarti

Abstract

This study describes the epidemiology of trauma globaly. Trauma can cause death, burden of disease and economic losses. Traffic accidents are the most common cause of injury in the whole world. Riskesdes 2007, the proportion of the highest injury of Yogyakarta, experienced by adult age group, higher in male, the high levels of injury increasing the proportion of respondents. Found in the work as an employee, in the upper midle economic level. Lower limb (leg) is part most affected by injuries. Based on the types of injuries classified as serious in a row that a head injury. Traffic accidents are often caused by four factors: road user, drivers, pedestrian, and vehicle. Because the victim of traffic accident is quite high and high health costs incurred. By him that there are three phases of stage traffic accident prevention, the prevention of the pre-crash phase, the phase of the accident, when the accident occur, to minimize the injuries.

Author Biography

Nur Yuniarti

Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/ Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar

How to Cite
YUNIARTI, Nur. EPIDEMOLOGY OF TRAUMA GLOBALY. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 1749-1762, oct. 2013. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/6701>. Date accessed: 19 nov. 2019.

Keywords

Injury, Accident, Epidemology