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Young children may be at risk of injury, fatality from window blinds

Young children may be at risk of injury, fatality from window blinds
December 11, 2017

Window blinds and cords continue to remain a safety hazard for children aged younger than 6 years despite progress made in various manufacturers’ voluntary safety standards.

According to Gary A. Smith, MD, DrPH, from the Center for Injury Research and Policy in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and colleagues, these injuries are typically able to be treated in an ED; however, the likelihood of death increases when children become entangled in the cords of a window blind.

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