The health and economic impact of fireworks-related injuries in Iran: a household survey following the New Year's Festival in Tehran.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Fireworks are used worldwide as a part of national and cultural celebrations. Personal use of fireworks is associated with serious injuries. The "Last Wednesday Eve Festival" is celebrated on the evening before the last wednesday of the Persian calendar year. In recent years, fireworks have been widely used during the festival, which has… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2009.02.002