Tag: "injury prevention"
Applauding Tennessee for Motor Vehicle Legislation
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
The Dangers of Tiny Magnets and Button Batteries
Those tiny magnets that hold reminders to your fridge can cause big harm to a child who swallows them, says Wendy Pomerantz, MD, an emergency physician with Cincinnati Children’s. The magnets
Life After Swallowing A Button Battery
Mother shares her story of discovery, diagnosis, treatment and life after her one-year-old swallowed a button battery.
Choosing a Booster Seat
One mom's experience and advice on choosing a booster seat.
Why I advocate for universal bike helmet use
As a physician in a pediatric emergency department, one would think that my passion for bicycle helmet safety stems from treating the number of children I see sustaining serious or