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Hand Injuries Associated with Gripping the Steering Wheel During a Head-On Motor Vehicle Collision

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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A driver who grips the steering wheel tightly during a head-on collision may develop a number of injuries to the hand as a result. Keith and Wollstein reported a constellation of hand injuries associated with a steering wheel-related injury. The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh.

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