Injuries due to entanglement, usually of clothing, in the inadequately shielded or unshielded power take-off shaft are common among the rural population. Data on 49 patients seen at the Mayo Clinic revealed that such injuries include traumatic amputations, multiple fractures, and large skin avulsions, including denudation of genitalia.
JOURNAL AND NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE ID#
JOURNAL: J Trauma. 1973; 13(9): 775-782.
Note: Journal of Trauma.NLOM ID#: 73248280
Publication #: 73248280
This document was extracted from the CDC-NIOSH Epidemiology of Farm Related Injuries: Bibliography With Abstracts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
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