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The issue addressed in the two sources is clear. Both articles highlight the various ways of encouraging children to wear helmets by their parents and physicians. In both sources, the issue at hand arises from the fact that, although helmets are known to be effective in preventing injuries, they are under-utilized and bicycle riders’ are still at danger of experiencing harm. In the empirical research article, the paper is based on the role of physicians in encouraging children to wear helmets [ CITATION Mit91 \l 1033 ] while in the non-empirical reference, the topic of discussion is the role of parents in encouraging children wear bicycle helmets [ CITATION The14 \l 1033 ]. In the empirical research, the question is being raised by the physicians while in the second article; the question is being raised by the parents. The empirical research In an effort to support the assertions above, the empirical research article obtains most of its data from previously published journals and books. The article states that, although physicians should play a great role in patients’ education on the importance of bicycle helmets, their effort is still inadequate. On the contrary, the article states other scholars argue that, physician-patient counseling on bicycle helmets is ineffective and should instead be applied among smokers who have the need for behavior change. A belief among physicians that countermeasures that offer passive injury prevention are better injury control compared to individual behavior change, contributes to bicycle injuries. In addition, the article queries the effectiveness of utilization of

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