A study by experts from The University of Nottingham has highlighted specific risk factors for fractures, a common and largely preventable type of injury.
Injuries in children and young people aged 1-14 lead to around 2 million emergency department visits and 120,000 hospital admissions in the UK every year. This new research is designed to inform and improve current prevention initiatives in the community.
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