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Suspension airbags: a potential danger
  1. G A E Burke,
  2. O Chawla
  1. Maxillofacial Unit, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 O Chawla
 67 Underwood Road, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham B20 1JR, UK; ourvchawla79{at}

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Trauma as a result of airbag deployment is not uncommon. A cursory glance at the literature shows reports of skeletal, otological, ophthalmic, vascular, cardiac, respiratory and neurological trauma, burns and even death after airbag deployment. These injuries have …

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