Navigation Links
More Than Sun Block Required to Protect Kids While Mowing Lawns
Date:6/2/2008

e and hearing protection.

* Use a mower with a control that stops it from moving forward if the

handle is released.

* Never pull backward or mow in reverse unless absolutely necessary --

carefully look for others behind you when you do.

* Start and refuel mowers outdoors -- not in a garage. Refuel with the

motor turned off and cool.

* Blade settings should be set by an adult only.

* Wait for blades to stop completely before removing the grass catcher,

unclogging the discharge chute, or crossing gravel roads.

"Serious orthopaedic trauma can be sustained while operating a lawn mower," said AAOS President Tony Rankin, MD. "However, by following a few simple safety tips, devastating injuries may be prevented."

Many lawn mower-related injuries require a team of physicians from various specialties to properly repair them. Often, patients must endure painful reconstructive operations to restore form and function.

"Many children who sustain lawn mower injuries must undergo reconstructive surgery for months, sometimes years, after the initial accident," said ASPS President Richard D'Amico, MD. "The look on parents' faces can be truly heart wrenching. We are the physicians called to treat these devastating injuries, but would do anything to prevent them in the first place."

"Parents want to protect their children from accidents and injuries. But every summer we see children and teens using lawnmowers in an unsafe manner," said AAP President Renee Jenkins, MD. "It is our job as pediatricians to help get information to parents about how to prevent injuries that are common during summer months, and that includes injuries from lawnmowers."

The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery is a not-for-profit organization consisting primarily of orthopaedic and plastic surgeons that perform microsurgery and other complex reconstructions. With more than 500 members, the ASR
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Blocking signaling protein prevents prostate cancer spread, Jefferson scientists find
2. Reducing blockage fails to improve access to the bloodstream for kidney dialysis
3. Experimental agent blocks prostate cancer in animal study
4. Research Grant to Fund Free Surgeries for Women Suffering From Blocked Fallopian Tubes
5. Beta Blockers Raise Stroke, Death Risk After Surgery
6. C5 Medical Werks Applies for Clearance, Certification and Licensing for the Global Marketing of ZirDent(TM) Ceramic CAD/CAM Dental Blocks
7. Scientists identify key roadblock to gene expression
8. Americas Favorite Doctors Try to Outdo Their Own Blockbuster
9. Study Shows Increased Out-of-Pocket Expenses May Negatively Influence Initiation of TNF Blocker Therapy
10. Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Leg Artery Blockages
11. Caffeine May Block High Cholesterol Linked to Alzheimers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... product manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon concluded ... of plaintiff Jo Huskey and awarding her $3.27 million ... According to the Reuters report, “jurors found Ethicon liable ... and their doctors that users were at risk from ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Advanced Fertility Center of Texas’ Dr. ... as one of the Top Doctors of 2014. The ... metropolitan magazine serving the Houston area. They award esteemed ... their outstanding services. This accomplishment will be included in ... — a special publication listing all the winners of ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 16, 2014 Duke’s Chowder House ... Rebls and Gratafy for a fun evening ... hub is firmly cemented. With the growth of companies in these ... for people who work in tech and at startups to connect ... Gratafy are happy to host events for their peers to meet ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Treatment with endocrine therapy and radiation therapy as ... of care for women with hormone-receptor positive (HR+) ... at Fox Chase Cancer Center, however, shows that ... populations with the disease. , The results, ... Society for Radiation Oncology,s 56th Annual Meeting on ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 16, 2014 This year’s theme is ... Sustainable company Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, September 15, 2014- Holganix, ... of the fastest growing companies in the country, produces ... shrub, and tree health-care by naturally decreasing disease and ... Today it announced that it will hold its third ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ethicon to Appeal Bellwether Trial Verdict of $3.27 Million, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Notes 2Health News:Dr. Michael Allon Receives Esteemed Recognition 2Health News:Seattle Seafood Restaurant Duke’s Chowder House Partners with Rebls & Gratafy for Tech Networking Happy Hour Event. 2Health News:Seattle Seafood Restaurant Duke’s Chowder House Partners with Rebls & Gratafy for Tech Networking Happy Hour Event. 3Health News:Benefit of endocrine therapy in elderly women with low risk hormone receptor positive breast cancer? 2Health News:Benefit of endocrine therapy in elderly women with low risk hormone receptor positive breast cancer? 3Health News:Holganix Holds 3rd Annual Bionutritional Summit in Louisville, Kentucky 2
... who don,t metabolize drug well, , FRIDAY, March 12 (HealthDay ... "black box" warning on its label, alerting patients and doctors ... officials said Friday. , Patients with a certain genetic variation ... puts them at risk for heart attack and stroke, the ...
... with a known sex offender is beginning to settle in as a dark, dark corner of the landscape of life. Slowly we are taking up our routines again, changed by ... ... ... ...
... released the following statement.  , ... , , ... ... "We applaud the steps taken by the Congressional Black Caucus and the White House to meet to discuss the ...
... , ... , ... ... ST. LOUIS , March 12 More than 200 Teamsters and religious leaders held a rally and prayer vigil at Ascension ...
... Award Presented to Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund , ... , , ... ... CHICAGO , March 12 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) presented its first ...
... profitable and industry-leading corporation, LIMU, based in Florida , today announced a brand transformation for 2010.   With ... upcoming international convention March 19 – 20, 2010 in Dallas, Texas . , ... ... , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Plavix Less Effective in Some Patients 2Health News:Plavix Less Effective in Some Patients 3Health News:TypeAMom.net on Keeping Daughters Safe From Predators 2Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 2Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 3Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 4Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 5Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 6Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 7Health News:Teamsters, Religious Leaders Call on Ascension Health to Respect Rights of Workers, Patients and Communities 8Health News:American Brain Tumor Association Recognizes Philadelphia Family Foundation With Annual Award 2Health News:American Brain Tumor Association Recognizes Philadelphia Family Foundation With Annual Award 3Health News:LIMU Accelerates Growth Era With Brand Transformation 2Health News:LIMU Accelerates Growth Era With Brand Transformation 3
(Date:9/16/2014)... QPID Health , a leader in clinical intelligence software, today ... and their first West Coast location in San ... in Boston , and will house product development, ... Southern California office will be located at 1000 ... demands of customers nationwide.  Both new locations will be operational ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 Surgeons at ... describe in a case report the first successful use ... a 13- year-old boy with failing Fontan circulation to ... he was 3 years old, the patient received a ... as functional single ventricle. "The Fontan operation is the ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Research and Markets has ... Devices Industry Report 2014" report to their ... Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth ... laparoscopic devices. The report provides a ... applications and industry chain structure. The laparoscopic devices ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:QPID Health Announces Major Office Expansion in Boston and Opens Facility in San Diego 213-Year-Old Boy with Failed Fontan Circulation Bridged to Transplant Using the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, Published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery 213-Year-Old Boy with Failed Fontan Circulation Bridged to Transplant Using the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, Published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery 3Global Laparoscopy Devices Industry Report 2014 2
... 23, 2011 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... active ulcerative colitis (UC) in children older than 6 ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) ... induces and maintains clinical remission in these patients. ...
... ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 23, 2011 Adapting adult medical ... often problematic practice across U.S. hospitals. At the ... and researchers who care for children have been leading the ... test medical devices and curb problems that come from using ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA Approves Remicade to Treat Ulcerative Colitis in Children Older Than 6 Years 2FDA Approves Remicade to Treat Ulcerative Colitis in Children Older Than 6 Years 3University of Michigan Pediatric Device Inventors Awarded Funds to Design Child-Specific Medical Devices 2University of Michigan Pediatric Device Inventors Awarded Funds to Design Child-Specific Medical Devices 3University of Michigan Pediatric Device Inventors Awarded Funds to Design Child-Specific Medical Devices 4
... The RapidPCP test is an immunochromatography ... It is,designed for qualitative determination of ... cut-off level of 25 ng/mL. This ... the point of care location,and is ...
... Rapid Opiate II Rapid Opiates is an ... is designed for qualitative determination of Opiates ... presence of morphine in human urine above ... This assay has not been evaluated in ...
... All of DOA Panel ... one step in vitro test. ... of drug substances in human ... not,been evaluated in the point ...
... an immunochromatography based one step in vitro ... THC and its metabolites in human urine,specimens. ... urine above a cut-off,level of 50 ng/mL ... been evaluated in the point of care,location ...
Medicine Products: