Diving-related injuries in children <20 years old treated in emergency departments in the United States: 1990-2006.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this work was to comprehensively examine diving-related injuries in the United States among children and adolescents <20 years of age. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective analysis of diving-related injury data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, including patients aged <20 years old who were seen in an emergency department for a diving-related injury from 1990 through 2006. RESULTS: An estimated 111341 patients aged

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Day, C; Stolz, U; Mehan, TJ; Smith, GA; McKenzie, LB

Published Date

  • August 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 122 / 2

Start / End Page

  • e388 - e394

PubMed ID

  • 18676525

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2008-0024


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States