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Running head: INJURIES OF CHILDREN WITH NON-HELMET USE1Research Summary Table: Injuries of Children with Non-Helmet UseToni DetwilerChamberlain College of NursingNR505: Advance Research Methods: Evidence-Based PracticeJuly 2015
INJURIES OF CHILDREN WITH NON-HELMET USE2Research Summary Table: Injuries of Children with Non-Helmet Use
INJURIES OF CHILDREN WITH NON-HELMET USE3Author,Year ofPublicationPurposeSampleDesignLevel of EvidenceFindingsLimitationsLindsay & Brussoni (2014)To explore whether non-motorized wheeled activities resultin significant injury-related morbidity and mortality in children ages 1-16 years.27,589 people retrieved from the National Trauma Registry due toinjuries from wheeled activities and 22,023 were bicycle accidents; 53%reported wearing helmets. Epidemiological studyof patients involved in non-motorized wheeled activitiesfrom 2004-2009. Patients and/or caregivers were asked to voluntarily complete a form about the injury event.VI: evidence from an epidemiologicalstudy.Findings suggest that helmet use is associated with decreased likelihood of both head injury and admission.The original numbers represent only admissions to the hospital and fail to account for the injuries treated in the emergency roomthen sent home; Limited by home the forms were filled out; injuries are dependent on the frequency of useof helmets; Patients seen at other hospitals, clinics of family doctors are not included.

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