Trauma News

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    Comprehensive Care for All Patients During COVID-19

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital continues to provide safe and high quality care for our patients. We recommend that patients keep scheduled clinic appointments, unless ill, or if their doctor advises otherwise.

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    Accidental Window Fall Risks

    All children can be at risk of an accidental window fall. Children under 5 age and boys have the highest risk of an accidental window fall.

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    Winter Safety Tips

    With winter’s chilly weather comes the need to stay warm and safe. Learn tips to help you keep you and your family safe during the winter. You will also learn ideas for what to put in an emergency kit for your home and car.

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    Accidental Window Fall Prevention

    Accidental Window Fall Prevention. Accidental Window Fall Prevention. How Can I Prevent an Accidental Window Fall? The best ways to prevent accidental window falls are to watch your children around open windows and install window guards or window

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    Preventing Burns

    Burns can be very serious injuries, but they can also be prevented in many cases. Get tips on how to prevent burns, what are common sources of burns and how to help if your child does get burned.

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    Tips to Prevent Drowning

    Drowning is leading cause of unintentional injury and death in children ages 0-14 in Massachusetts. Here are some tips for preventing drowning when your children go for a swim.

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    Learning the Dangers of Texting and Driving

    Even though it’s common to see people text and drive, it’s very dangerous to you, your friends, family and others around you. Learn tips that can help keep you and others safe on the road and what happens if you get caught texting and driving.

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