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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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Original Article

Clinical Features and Surgical Outcome of Triad Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To describe the clinical features and surgical outcome of A-pattern exotropia combined with dissociated vertical…
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CME

Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Treating fever in young infants

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