Ferris wheels, carousels , and other amusement rides may seem like harmless fun for kids, but a groundbreaking study is shedding light on some of the risks.
Tune in to pediatrician and public health expert Gary Smith, who led this first national study of pediatric injuries from amusement rides. Smith, who is also director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, found the most common injuries were to the head and neck with many injuries sustained from a fall.
Learn about Smith's recommendations to keep your children safe and his thoughts on a national system to help prevent amusement-ride related injuries through better injury surveillance and more consistent, standardized enforcement.
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