What Medical Students Need To Know About Auto Accidents
November 21, 2016
On July 15, 2016, I was interviewed by Anthony Sarchiapone from McGraw Hill’s medical education podcast series. The focus of the interview was on what new medical students need to know about auto accident survivors when assisting them in the emergency room. A recording of the entire interview can be found here, on this website—DrJamesZender.com.
In this blog I will highlight some of the points made in the interview.
Auto accident trauma is a world pandemic. Over 50 million people are injured worldwide each year and nearly a million and a half die from auto accident injuries. Sadly most accidents could have been avoided through improved safety behaviors. In the United States, over 35,000 people are killed each year and hundreds of thousands injured.
Read the rest of the article published at Psychology Today.