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  1. Fire hydrant play : injuries and their prevention.

    Article - En anglais

    A total of 86 children treated for injuries that occurred while playing in water from fire hydrants are described.

    Patients were urban (100%), minority (97%) children with few alternative means for keeping cool.

    Injuries occurred on extremely hot summer days (mean maximum temperature 36.3oC [97.5oF]). Laceration of the foot on broken glass was the most common injury and was prevented by wearing footwear (P<.001).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Traumatisme, Membre, Jet eau, Bouche incendie, Prévention, Accident corporel, Milieu urbain, Peau pathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Enfant

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Trauma, Limb, Water jet, Fire hydrant, Prevention, Personal injury, Urban environment, Skin disease, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Child

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0503862

    Code Inist : 002B16H. Création : 199406.