preventive medicine

08/07/2012 - 07:00

Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year, new research has found that low proportions of U.S. children are using age-appropriate safety restraints and many are placed at risk by riding in the front seat.  The research is published in the September issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.