TITLE

Saving face: doctors lobby to protect hockey players

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on efforts of a Canadian doctor to convince hockey league players to wear masks that provide full facial protection. How Dr. Dennis Pitt works with the Ottawa Academy of Medicine, a branch of the Ontario Medical Association to gather national support to make full facial protection mandatory; Injuries resulting from wearing half-face shields; Contact point for joining the lobbying effort.
ACCESSION #
3473898

 

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