HotAIR - MAY WE RECOMMEND-- Jumping from the Westgate Bridge

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MAY WE RECOMMEND--
Jumping from the Westgate Bridge

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by Stephen Drew, AIR staff

"Jumping from the Westgate Bridge, Melbourne," M. Coman, A.D. Meyer, and P.A. Cameron, Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 172, no. 2, January 17, 2000, pp. 67-9. (Thanks to Rosa P. Delorma for bringing this to our attention.) The authors, who are at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, conclude that:

The erection of an effective safety barrier would probably prevent more deaths.

This item first appeared in the AIRhead Medical Review column in AIR vol. 6, no. 5. For a list of other HotAIR featured items, see What's New.