US academy warns of risks from shopping trolleysBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7564.369-a (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:369
- Doug Kamerow
- 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 www.pediatrics.org/cgi/doi/10.1542/peds.2006-1217).
Eighty five per cent of injured children were under 5 …