Navigation Links
Automotive Safety and Forensic Science Merge in SAE International Book

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new SAE International book examines how automotive safety professionals can use medical records to avoid and lessen injuries on the road.

Authored by Jeffrey A. Pike, "Forensic Biomechanics" looks at the information contained in medical records and the insight such data can provide on the cause of injuries.

Issues covered include:

-- Restraint use and operation;

-- Injury mechanisms;

-- Injury severity and outcome;

-- Effects of prior medical conditions.

In addition, case studies offer the reader examples of how medical records are used in real-life situations.

The book is written for the automotive safety community, but will interest a wide range of professionals, including allied health professionals, attorneys, accident reconstructionists, biomechanics experts, expert witnesses, forensic specialists, insurance industry researchers, insurance claim processors, nurses and physician assistants.

The list-price of this 248-page book is $99.95; SAE International members can purchase it for $79.96. For more information, please visit

Pike is president of Biomechanics Consulting, Inc., which specializes in forensic and research studies of injury mechanisms and countermeasures. Previously, he was a senior technical specialist at Ford Motor Company, where he retired after 32 years. Also, he was an adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at Wayne State University. Pike has consulted for various agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control, National Academy of Sciences, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and state and local governments. His past publications include two books - Automotive Safety and Neck Injury: The Use of X-Rays, CTs, and MRIs to Study Crash-Related Injury Mechanisms.

CONTACT: Nancy Lewis or Shawn Andreassi, 248-273-4092 or

SOURCE SAE International
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. CJPS Enterprises Announces a Series of Seminars on Automotive Diversification
2. Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Expands Mobile Managed Services Contract with InfoLogix
3. Harman/Becker Automotive Systems Completes Initial Deployments of Visiprise Integrated Manufacturing Execution
4. DuPont Licenses Breakthrough Automotive Coating Technology to German Paint Maker
5. U-M Health System Honored by American Hospital Association for High Quality Care and Patient Safety
6. The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute Announces 2008/2009 Annual Risk Management Conference, Dates
7. Imagilys Releases Patiencys, a 3D-animation Movie to Improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality and Safety
8. HTH Worldwide Introduces mPassport(sm), Mobile Health and Safety
9. HUB International New England Reminds Massachusetts Boaters that Safety is Paramount This Summer
10. HHS Announces New International Programs to Enhance Drug and Food Safety
11. Two National Health Organizations to Recognize the Nations Best Health Systems for Patient Safety Leadership
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/27/2016)... Lafayette, California (PRWEB) , ... ... ... a pioneer in the patient payment industry today announced its strategic partnership ... and health system workflows. , The two companies’ proven, proprietary technology combine ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, ... editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by using the title ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now ... and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings ... The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has dedicated his ... implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The procedure is ... to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use to help ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... June ... about the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, ... individuals who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... Story Highlights: ... the health care industry is causing providers to review ... Deloitte offers a suite of solutions for health care ... cost optimization: labor resource analysis, revenue cycle optimization and ... outcomes and better economics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 ... the addition of the " Global Markets for ... This report focuses on ... updated review, including its applications in various applications. The ... which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world ... in the report includes the following: , ... by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: