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PURPOSE Pediatric all-terrain vehicle (ATV) injuries have been increasing annually for more than a decade. The objective of this study was to describe the riding behaviors, helmet use, and crash history of young ATV riders. METHODS A 38 question self-administered survey was distributed to a convenience sample of children at 4 agricultural fairs during(More)
Pheochromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors that secrete catecholamines and usually arise from the adrenal medulla. Catecholamine-producing tumors that arise from extra-adrenal chromaffin tissue are referred to as paragangliomas, or extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas. Contrary to the traditional "Rule of Tens," as many as 25% of pheochromocytomas occur in(More)
PROBLEM Each year about 4,000 teens ages 16-19 die on U.S. roads. Injury prevention counseling is recommended as a valuable and cost-effective part of routine health supervision. This study describes pediatrician knowledge and practice regarding teen driving safety. METHODS A 31-item self-administered survey was mailed to pediatricians. RESULTS 160 of(More)
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