Yet more pediatric injuries associated with all-terrain vehicles: should kids be using them?

@article{Murphy2004YetMP,
  title={Yet more pediatric injuries associated with all-terrain vehicles: should kids be using them?},
  author={Nadia Murphy and Natalie L. Yanchar},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2004},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={1185-90}
}
BACKGROUND Use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) has become a popular recreational activity for all ages, yet children suffer a markedly higher proportion of ATV-related injuries and deaths compared with the adult population. Evidence needs to be developed to direct policy to eliminate unnecessary injuries in this population. METHODS A review of children younger than 16 years old admitted to a tertiary pediatric trauma center with ATV-related injuries over 12.5 years was conducted. Data included… CONTINUE READING

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