Search for dissertations about: "road traffic injury"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words road traffic injury.

  1. 1. Economic development and injury mortality Studies in global trends from a health transition perspective

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Syed Moniruzzaman; Ragnar Andersson; Karin Melinder; Hans Rosling; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; suicide; economic development; health transition; demographic transition; homicide; road traffic injury; fall injury; mortality; GDP per capita; GNP per capita; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, injury is a major public health problem. The extent of the problem varies considerably by demographic subgroups, regions and national income. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Eva M Olofsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Posttraumatic stress; PTSD; PTSS; trauma care; road traffic accidents; children; follow-up; injury; disbility; physical consequences; psychological problems; sequel; bicycle accident; helmet; upper extremity injury; head injury; injury severity; psychosocial problems; risk factors;

    Abstract : Aim: To examine the causes and consequences of road traffic injuries in children from a physical and psychosocial perspective, and to identify unfavourable circumstances and children who are at risk of injury and disability. Methods: Study I was a systematic review of the literature on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTSD symptoms (PTSS) in children injured in road traffic accidents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advancing Traffic Safety An evaluation of speed limits, vehicle-bicycle interactions, and I2V systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ary Pezo Silvano; Haris Koutsopoulos; Haneen Farah; Karl-Lennart Bång; Alfonso Montella; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Traffic safety; urban roads; posted speed limits; road characteristics; free-flow speed; time headway; vehicle-bicycle interactions; logit model; yielding probability; cooperative systems and warning messages.; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Since the introduction of motor vehicles, the number of fatalities and accidents has been a concern for society.The number of fatalities on roads is amongst the most common causes of mortality worldwide (WHO, 2015).Even in industrialized countries the number of fatalities remains unacceptable. READ MORE

  4. 4. A method for analysing the traffic process in a safety perspective

    University dissertation from Department of Traffic Planning and Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Åse Svensson; [1998]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; intermediate method; Accidents; pedestrian safety; safety hierarchy; severity; traffic conflicts; interaction; road user behaviour; traffic safety; traffic process; time to accidents; safety indicators; surrogate measures;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to extend the traffic safety assessment concept to also include normal road user behaviour, thus not only exceptional behaviours such as accidents and serious conflicts. The goal is to provide a framework for a more thorough description and analysis of safety related road user behaviour in order to better understand the traffic safety processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupant casualties in bus and coach traffic injury and crash mechanisms

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgisk och perioperativ vetenskap

    Author : Pontus Albertsson; Ulf Björnstig; Torbjörn Falkmer; Claes Tingvall; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; bus; coach; aerodynamics; crash; non-crash; cross-wind; injuries; weight distribution; road friction; restraints; haddons matrix; prevention; severe crash; mass casualty; major incident; alighting; boarding; incidents; Kirurgi; MEDICINE Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: The relevance of conducting this thesis is evident by the fact that bus and coach casualties have been “stubbornly stable” in Europe recent years and a need for investigating if a similar trend could be found in Sweden is therefore obvious. It was also important to add new knowledge to the bus and coach research in Sweden, since many areas were scarcely addressed. READ MORE