Posted Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Summer is upon us which means children are enjoying outdoor activities such as swimming, camping, skating and more. Although it is considered a nostalgic time of year filled with fun, summer is also referred to as trauma season by the medical community. In fact, emergency room visits increase by 20% in June, July and August. This guide is being provided to educate your patients on the importance of summer safety, common injuries, prevention and what to do if an accident occurs.