In the first post, I shared a report from Safekids.org about fatal and non- fatal drownings. That same website also has some great free handouts that you can print and share. But I wanted to be sure to share some other awesome websites that have created great resources. Check these out and let me know what you think!
According to a report published last month by Safekids.org drowning remains a leading cause of unintentional injury death in children and in 2014, almost 800 children – or two a day ‐ lost their lives to drowning. I think it's helpful to start our safety series with this research report by Safekids.org entitled "Dangerous Waters: Profiles of Fatal Childhood Drownings in the U.S. 2005-2014." Safekids.org provides wonderful free resources for healthcare workers, teachers, and p
Hello! We're deep into the summer now, and hospitals all over the US are seeing the usual summer injuries. After doing some on-line searches and based on my own personal experience during my years at the hospital, it appears that these are some of the most common summertime injuries. Most of these are preventable, so this is a great opportunity for us to provide education to our patients, students, friends, and family- and hopefully save some trips to the emergency room! Drow