TITLE

Head injuries in nursery rhymes: evidence of a dangerous subtext in children's literature Alan King

AUTHOR(S)
Giles, Sarah M.; Shea, Sarah
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/9/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p1294
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the results of a study, which explored the prevalence of head injuries in nursery rhymes. Examples of nursery rhymes in which head injury was mentioned or suggested; Issues addressed in the examination of the nursery rhymes; Themes of the nursery rhymes included in the study.
ACCESSION #
11528606

 

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