US academy warns of risks from shopping trolleys

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:369
  1. Doug Kamerow
  1. Washington, DC

    More than 24 000 children in the United States were treated in hospital emergency departments in 2005 as a result of injuries from shopping trolleys, say a policy statement and technical report in the August issue of Pediatrics (2006;118:825-7 and

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    Seats for children are often at the highest point of the shopping trolley—maximising the distance in the event of a fall


    Eighty five per cent of injured children were under 5 …

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