Acute backpack injuries in children.

@article{Wiersema2003AcuteBI,
  title={Acute backpack injuries in children.},
  author={Brent M Wiersema and Eric J. Wall and Susan L Foad},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={
          163-6
        }
}
  • Brent M Wiersema, Eric J. Wall, Susan L Foad
  • Published in Pediatrics 2003
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To identify the most common mechanisms and sites of injury associated with book backpacks in school-aged children, who present to the emergency department. This should help with the development of backpack injury prevention strategies. DESIGN A descriptive analysis of The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) National Injury Information Clearinghouse data on backpacks. SETTING One hundred emergency department… CONTINUE READING

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