Craniocerebral Trauma Caused By Traffic Accidents In Young People Of Southeast Europe. How Society Should Deal With It?
|Department of Neurosurgery, Medicine University of NIS, Serbia|
|*Corresponding Author :||Aleksandar Kostic
Department of Neurosurgery
Medicine University of NIS, Serbia
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received July 27, 2012; Accepted July 30, 2012; Published August 01, 2012|
|Citation: Kostic A (2012) Craniocerebral Trauma Caused by Traffic Accidents in Young People of Southeast Europe. How Society Should Deal with it? J Trauma Treat 1:e107. doi:10.4172/2167-1222.1000e107|
|Copyright: © 2012 Kostic A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
Our experience shows that 44% of severe brain trauma is annually caused in traffic accidents . This is similar to the findings of other authors , noting that in economically developed countries this percentage decreases slightly from year to year. According to the WHO report for 2008 in Europe there were 120,000 deaths and 2.4 million injured in traffic accidents. In most of the examined 49 countries, a significant number of victims were young population aging roughly from 15 to 30 . There are several kinds of measures in dealing with trauma caused by traffic.