The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that using lap and shoulder seat belts reduces the risk of:
- Front seat passenger car occupant deaths by 45%
- Front seat passenger car occupant moderate to critical injuries by 50%
- Front seat light truck occupant deaths by 60%
- Front seat light truck occupant moderate to critical injuries by 65%
Seatbelt injury, also called seatbelt syndrome, is a group of common injury profiles associated with the use of seatbelts. These range from bruising and abrasions following the distribution of the seatbelt, also known as seatbelt signs, to intra-abdominal injuries and vertebral fractures.
bruising on the surface
injuries to the bowel and mesenteric,
fractures of the lumbar spine. .
Thoracic injuries due to seat belt force include sternal fracture, rib fracture, pulmonary contusion, and more rarely myocardial contusion.
- Plain x-rays of the chest and pelvis
- USG WHOLE ABDOMEN
- CT scan
- Blood tests- cbc,amylase ,lipase,lft .
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Ruta - Pressure deep in orbits. Tarsal cartilage feels bruised, Pain in bones of feet and ankles.