Head Injury

How can I help prevent my child from getting a head injury in the future?

If your child has suffered a head injury, it is especially important to prevent future injuries. Head injuries can often be prevented by taking simple precautions.

  • make sure your child understands bicycle safety and wears a bike helmet at all times
  • place proper safety devices or gates so that children can not fall down stairs or out of windows
  • make sure your child rides in a booster seat or car seat and that it is correctly installed
  • when playing sports, make sure your child wears appropriate protective equipment, such as a helmet, wrist guards, and pads
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