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Leading cause of death of children from trauma?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Car crash

From 1-10, the leading cause of preventable death in the us in automobile crashes.
Lack of, or inappropriate use of passenger safety seats is a contributing factor. While most understand infants need a protective seat, even that group has ~90% errors in proper use when evaluated at car seat checks.Morbidity is highest when parents are those that choose not to use a seat belt

In brief: Car crash

From 1-10, the leading cause of preventable death in the us in automobile crashes.
Lack of, or inappropriate use of passenger safety seats is a contributing factor. While most understand infants need a protective seat, even that group has ~90% errors in proper use when evaluated at car seat checks.Morbidity is highest when parents are those that choose not to use a seat belt
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

According to the cdc: after the age of 5 it is motor vehicle accidents, before the age of five and older than one, it is drowning.

In brief: See below

According to the cdc: after the age of 5 it is motor vehicle accidents, before the age of five and older than one, it is drowning.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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