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School Bus Safety -Use Caution around the bus stop....

      Handout - School Bus Safety - Courtesy of American Academy of 

 

         Pediatrics

         SchoolBusSafetyBulletin_090105_q10_vJ.pdf

 

Bike Safety - Helmets prevent most bike injuries, the 

        bike must properly fit the rider who must ride 

        it safely...........

       Handout -Bike Safety 3/31/11-Courtesy,American Academy of 

             Pediatrics

         Handout -Bike Injuries-Courtesy,American Academy of Pediatrics

               BikeInjuries_v1_q60_vJ.pdf

 

Car Seats - Safety Tips for Car Seat Use for Toddlers

     and Infants -

       Summer, 2011

 

       Update 4/20/2011. Recommendations for car seat 

              safety from the American Academy of Pediatrics include 

              keeping toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age 2, or 

              until they reach the maximum height and weight for their 

              seat. For more information, visit healthychildren.org or 

              watch this great video!  

              http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/the-alarmist-car-

           seat-changeup/?emc=eta1

 

         Handout -Car Seat Recommendations 3/31/2011 by American 

            Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - a printer-friendly page

      New research shows toddlers are more than five times safer

            riding rear-facing in a car safety seat up to their second

               birthday, and infants should ride rear-facing in either an infant

            car seat or convertible seat-Click Here for more information!

 

Concussion/Head Injury.....trying to avoid injuries

        and treating them when they occur

        ● Head Injury/Concussion in High School Sports-

          Video from CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/

            CTK_Video_WM_BB.html

        ● Since Sept.1st, 2010, Dr. Cordes has been doing ImPact Testing

             -Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing

                for athletes of all ages. The ImPact test is the first,

                most-widely used, and most scientifically validated

                computerized concussion evaluation system which is used as

                a standard tool in comprehensive clinical management of

                concussions. The ImPact test is recommended for all children

                that play contact sports.

 

Hearing Loss can be caused by  MP3 Players -Listen Up!

      Handout - a Printer-Friendly page -

           Courtesy of American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Skin Wound - Do's and Don'ts.............................

      Handout - How to treat skin wounds to fight off infection

      SkinWounds_v1.pdf

 

Winter Warmth - a Child-Friendly Checklist

Keep your children safe and warm during the winter with these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

 

  • What to wear

  • Hypothermia

  • Frostbite

 

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