BHB Road Traffic Accident Statistics for the period 1 January – 30 November 2018
Friday 21 December:
Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) 2018 statistics from 1 January – 30 November show that due to road traffic accidents:
- 2,617 victims required Emergency Department services
- 144 victims were admitted to acute care wards
- 20 victims were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit
- 8 victims 18 or younger were admitted to the hospital
- 8 victims were discharged to overseas medical facilities
- 120 tourists required medical attention
Notes to Editors
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