Tag "Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center"

This summer might look a little different than what you and your family had originally planned. That said, I have to imagine that it will still include lots of outdoor time! In addition to the other precautions you’re taking during › Continue Reading

It’s estimated nationwide that a child goes to the emergency room every 45 minutes with a furniture fall related injury. Parents can take a number of steps to prevent injuries from happening in the home. Click on WLWT to hear › Continue Reading

National Bike Safety Month took on new meaning for 13-year-old Caroline Kelley. A car hit the Norwood teen while she was riding her bike Monday but her helmet kept her from sustaining a serious injury. Last summer, Norwood police officers › Continue Reading

Furniture tip-overs are considered one of the top hidden hazards in the home. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates a child dies every two weeks after a television, a piece of furniture or an appliance falls on him or her. › Continue Reading

Every 33 seconds, a child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters and seat › Continue Reading

As summer begins, more kids are playing outside. Dawne Gardner, an injury prevention expert in the Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC), shares some summer safety tips on how parents can keep their kids safe when riding bikes, swimming and at › Continue Reading

Now that the weather is warmer, more kids are riding their bikes. Dawne Gardner, injury prevention specialist, Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center, provides bike safety tips so parents can keep their kids safe. According to Gardner, the most important bike safety › Continue Reading

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured every day in the United States due to distracted driving. The CDC also found that nearly half of all U.S. › Continue Reading

A child goes to the emergency room as a result of a television tipping over roughly every 45 minutes. Dawne Gardner, Injury Prevention Specialists, talks about the dangers of TVs tipping over and how to prevent injuries by mounting televisions › Continue Reading

The recent death of a toddler in Oklahoma from the complications of swallowing a button battery is drawing attention to the dangers of ingesting small lithium batteries. Button batteries are found in many household objects, such as remotes, electronics, and › Continue Reading

A Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC)’s campaign, Preventing Injuries in Norwood, is bringing $100 worth of safety equipment to 100 homes in 100 days in Norwood. The goal of the campaign is to minimize common at-home injuries, like falls. The › Continue Reading

As a pediatrician in the emergency department (ED), I have a unique vantage point where I witness and treat a wide range of childhood injuries, which can range from minor abrasions and lacerations to loss of a limb and even › Continue Reading

Michael Gittelman, Wendy Pomerantz and Richard A. Falcone are physicians in Cincinnati Children’s Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center. They have published an editorial for Cincinnati.com citing sobering teen driving statistics in order to generate support for stricter graduated driver’s license legislation (GDL), found in House Bill › Continue Reading

Old Man Winter has made his presence known early this year, even though the first day of winter technically isn’t until December 21. For kids, his early arrival is more than welcome – it means snow days and sled riding! › Continue Reading

On average, more than 12-thousand children a year are treated in emergency departments for food-related choking injuries. The culprits are most often candy, meat and bone, according to a new study. The study on food-related nonfatal choking injuries in kids › Continue Reading