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Bicycle handlebar injuries in children

Bicycle handlebar injuries in children

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 21(2): 118-119

A series of 30 apparently trivial accidents involving bicycle handlebars is reviewed. A mean delay of 23 hours existed between the accident and hospital presentation, and a mean hospital stay of 22 days resulted from a variety of serious intra-abdominal injuries. Handlebar injuries must be considered potentially serious, no matter how trivial the accident appears.

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Accession: 039383659

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PMID: 3950847

DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3468(86)80061-6

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