THESE ARE PREVENTABLE INJURIES AND DEATHS
Child Passenger Restraints!
If you remember nothing else, please remember basics of child passenger restraint so you can teach your patients
Other Important Sources of Injury
Other common causes of death from unintentional injury- suffocation/SIDS, drowning, poisoning, fire/burns, falls
INJURY PREVENTION IN THE ED
Use your “teachable moment” to reinforce or teach families about injury prevention.
Consult social work. Many issues require ongoing community services and support, and you can make sure your patients sent in the right direction.http://pedemmorsels.com/injury-prevention/