TITLE

Burden of traumatic spine fractures in Tehran, Iran

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p789
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study on the evaluation of burden of traumatic spinal fracture (TSF) in an Iranian community. The World Health Organization (WHO) designed the Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALY) to measure, compare, and analyze the burden of various diseases. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
67664535

 

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