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The high morbidity associated with handlebar injuries in children



The high morbidity associated with handlebar injuries in children



Journal of Trauma 58(6): 1171-1174



Background: Although injury prevention strategies for bicyclists have focused on legislation requiring helmet use to prevent head trauma, direct impact handlebar, injuries account for a significant proportion of bicycle-related injuries. Little attention, however, has been paid to strategies that prevent direct impact handlebar injuries.

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Accession: 012657343

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PMID: 15995465

DOI: 10.1097/01.ta.0000170107.21534.7a


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