Child passenger safety: protecting your patients on every trip

Mark R. Zonfrillo, Dennis R. Durbin, Flaura K. Winston
2012 Jornal de Pediatria  
Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death and acquired disability for children < 19 years old in the United States, 1 and road traffic injuries account for more than 260,000 pediatric deaths worldwide each year. 2 Fortunately, for children who are too small for adult seat belts, child safety seats (CSS), in the form of either a harness-based restraint or belt-positioning booster seat, can significantly reduce the risk
doi:10.2223/jped.2209 pmid:22878696 fatcat:4zs2qwqtz5e2lp6nxyea7e6ngq