Maxillofacial injuries in road traffic accidents with special reference to Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, India
Dr. Ravishankara S, Dr. Gowtham Gowda, Dr. Sandesh KS
The study involved the effect of maxillofacial injuries in Karnataka India. The sample of patients (N-1140) was systematically selected in accordance to their reporting their injury cases at the local medical center. The majority of the accidents were found to be involving a demographic between 21 and 40 years. Several methods were used for the treatment of the injuries including open reduction, closed reduction and conservative management. Preventive measures such as awareness were also identified as very effective in the yielding of more favorable clinical outcomes.