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- Paediatric injuries at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania: a prospective review of 150 cases. Simon, Raymond; Gilyoma, Japhet M.; Dass, Ramesh M.; Mchembe, Mabula D.; Chalya, Phillipo L. // Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Background Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death and disability for children. There is paucity of published data on paediatric injuries in our local environment. This study describes the etiological spectrum, injury characteristics and treatment outcome of paediatric injuries in our...
- A retrospective comparison of CT and MRI in detecting pediatric cervical spine injury. Henry, Mark; Riesenburger, Ron; Kryzanski, James; Jea, Andrew; Hwang, Steven // Child's Nervous System;Aug2013, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1333
Purpose: Although clinical criteria have been applied in the assessment of pediatric cervical spine trauma, no consensus has been established when imaging is required. With the increasing prevalence of computed tomography (CT) use in pediatric trauma and the concern for radiation in children, we...
- Central heating devices cause childhood injuries but rarely burns: a study in Greece. Petridou, Eleni; Alexe, Delia; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios // European Journal of Pediatrics;2002, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p347
Investigate the relative frequency and characteristics of central heating device-related injuries among children using data from the Accident and Emergency Injury Surveillance System (EDIIS) in Greece. Total number of children with indoor injuries recorded from 1996 to 1998; Percentage of...
- Stroller Injuries. Darling, Tammy // Pediatrics for Parents;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p5
Discusses stroller-related injuries among young children. Commonly injured body parts; Explanation of injuries due to children falling out of strollers; Reason behind finger entrapment between stroller parts; Suggestions to prevent stroller injuries.
- health. Dreisbach, Shaun // Parenting School Years;Nov2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p52
The article provides an answer to a question about the ideal way to remove a splinter in a child.
- Stuck. Kwiatkowski, Daniel // Teen Ink;May2014, p24
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having a refrigerator fall on top of him.
- Proceed with caution: Roller shoe injuries on the rise. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jul2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p16
The article focuses on a study published in the June 2007 issue of "Pediatrics," which examined the prevalence of roller shoe injuries in children. A variety of data were documented in this study including type of injury, mechanism and place of injury, heeling or street-gliding experience, the...
- Optimal Management Strategies for Chronic Iron Overload. Barton, James C. // Drugs;2007, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p685
Iron overload is characterised by excessive iron deposition and consequent injury and dysfunction of target organs, especially the heart, liver, anterior pituitary, pancreas and joints. Iron overload disorders are common worldwide and occur in most major race/ethnicity groups. Physiological...
- The Restorative Power of Ice Packs. Vandal, Greg // School Administrator;Mar2007, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p56
The author humorously discusses the psychosomatic healing abilities of ice packs, when dealing with elementary school children. The author recounts how when he was a principal ice packs were given to the children for any kind of injury, and most of the time the students felt better after...