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Preventing Injuries in Children Related to Backpacks

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Many children use backpacks for school and other activities. These may be implicated in a variety of injuries serious enough to require emergency therapy. Wiersema et al studied acute backpack injuries in children and discussed ways to prevent these injuries.

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