Stories about: glass injuries and children

Glass-table injuries to children prompts industry changes

By Amir Kimia, MD

Earlier this year, Children’s Hospital Boston’s Division of Emergency Medicine published a study in Pediatric Emergency Care that examined glass-table injuries to children. We conducted a review in collaboration with Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, which found that glass-table injuries to children were alarmingly higher than previously thought, and that there is a consensus among ED physicians that many of these injuries would have been avoided if a safer type of glass was used.

Read Full Story