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The risk compensation theory and bicycle helmets
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Hillman
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Adams J, Hillman M
The risk compensation theory and bicycle helmets

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  • First published June 1, 2001.
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June 01, 2001
  • Publisher's Note

    "Risk compensation theory should be subject to systematic reviews of the scientific evidence" (Thompson, Thompson, and Rivara) and "The risk compensation theory and bicycle helmets" (Adams and Hillman) plus authors' responses have been republished electronically in a different order at the authors' request to avoid any potential confusion. They can be found in June 2002 (Injury Prevention 2001;8:e1).

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