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Letters Trampoline injuries

How to avoid injury

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 03 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2197
  1. Andrew Bogacz, speciality registrar, department of emergency medicine1,
  2. Brodie Paterson, consultant, department of emergency medicine1,
  3. Adarsh Babber, speciality registrar, department of surgery1,
  4. Simon Menelaws, medical student, Dundee1,
  5. Tim Drew, lecturer, institute of motion research and analysis1
  1. 1Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY
  1. andrewbogacz{at}

    The onset of spring is guaranteed to see family trampolines being dusted off and children attending hospital with trampoline related injuries.1 We analysed 50 cases presenting to the accident and emergency department at this hospital over six weeks in comparison with the safety guidelines of the Royal Society for the Prevention …

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