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Connecting the Dots: For the First Time a Safety Report Links Research on a Child's Development and the Risk of Unintentional Injury With Age-Appropriate Safety Recommendations
Date:4/27/2009

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study of child development and unintentional injury released today by Safe Kids USA is the first to link age-appropriate safety tips to an extensive analysis of research on children's cognitive, behavioral and physical development. The results create a blueprint of necessary safety recommendations for parents and caregivers to follow as children age.

"We've always taught parents how to keep their kids safe, but this report highlights precisely when and why those precautions are essential," says Martin Eichelberger, M.D., founder of Safe Kids Worldwide and former chief of Trauma and Burn Services, Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. "Understanding children's cognitive, behavioral and physical abilities and limitations at various stages is the first step in being able to foresee and prevent serious injuries."

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than six million unintentional injuries to children ages 0 to 14 in 2007 that required care in an emergency room. This translates into 12 injuries per minute - nearly all of which are preventable. Although the childhood injury death rate in the U.S. has dropped by 45 percent in the 22 years Safe Kids has been in operation, unintentional injury remains the leading cause of death and disability in children ages 1 to 14 in the U.S.

The release of this report, Raising Safe Kids: One Stage at a Time, coincides with the kick-off to National Saf
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