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Letters Rugby injury surveillance

Children’s rugby: outdated view that risk of injury is character building

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 14 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2507
  1. David W Berger, district medical officer, emergency medicine1
  1. 1Broome Hospital, Broome, 6725 WA, Australia
  1. daveberger{at}

It is self evident that rugby is a violent game, which carries a risk of serious injury, and Freitag and colleagues’ provide strong evidential support for that …

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