CHOC Children's
ADOLESCENT MEDICINE

Safety and Injury Prevention

Unintentional injury sends thousands of children and adolescents seeking emergency medical care each day. However, unintentional injuries are preventable. With proper education, improvements to the environment, enforcement of certain safety legislation and regulations, and community involvement, many injuries can be prevented. In fact, up to 90 percent of unintentional injuries can be prevented.

Listed in the directory below you will find some additional information regarding safety and injury prevention for adolescents, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Adolescent Medicine Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.

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It is important to remember the health information found on this website is for reference only not intended to replace the advice and guidance of your healthcare provider. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.

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