The Importance of Reducing Pediatric Lawnmower-Related Injuries
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Dale E. Jarka, MD
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Did you know over 17,000 children are treated for lawnmower injuries each year in the US, resulting in 4,000 trips to the ER. About 75 children die annually from these injuries.
Our Guest Dale Jarka, MD is leading a first of its kind research study at Children’s Mercy to better define the causes, patterns and effects of Lawn Mower injuries, identify predictors of severe injuries in order to elevate public education and prevent injuries.
Smith, Michael and Jarka, Dale E., "The Importance of Reducing Pediatric Lawnmower-Related Injuries" (2018). Transformational Pediatrics Podcast. 115.