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Toys & Injuries

Toys & Injuries Between 1990- 3.3 2011, toy-related injuries rose nearly 40% million children were treated in ERs for toy-related injuries between 1990-2011 40% Mechanism of Injury Type of Toy Ride-on toys Other/ unspecified 35% 46% 46% 22% 32% 10% 3% 6% Recreational equipment Toy weapon Early exploratory/ practice play 3x L. Injuries involving ride-on toys were more likely to involve a broken bone or dislocation than other toys Vihas M. Abraham, Christopher E. Gaw, Thiphalak Chounthirath, and Gary A. Smith Toy-Related Injuries Among Children Treated in US Emergency Departments, 1990-2011 Clinical Pediatrics (2014). doi:10.1177/0009922814561353 Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids| HealthDay http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/Article.aspx?id=694139 CSNChildren's Safety Network www.ChildrensSafetyNetwork.org Fall Collision Other

Toys & Injuries

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A new study shows that a child with a toy-related injury is treated in a U.S. emergency department every 3 minutes.

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