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Kids At Risk For Elevator Injuries

CBS News
June 20, 2007

Parents holding children often do not realize that elevator doors can injure children held in their arms or in a stroller, a U.S. study found. Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a colleague from Ohio State University used U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission data and found that an estimated 29,030 elevator-related injuries in children required a visit to the emergency department of a hospital between 1990 and 2000.

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