Injury Rates from Children Falling Down Stairs Decrease

From MedPage Today:

Although stair-related injuries among young children have become less frequent, they are still a common source of injury in the U.S., researchers found.

Over a recent 10-year period, a child younger than 5 was treated in an emergency department for a stair-related injury every six minutes, on average, according to Gary Smith, MD, DrPH, of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and colleagues.

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