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A Parent's Guide to Sports Injury Prevention Kids who play sports will get hurt – that’s a fact. Learn how parents and coaches can help protect kids’ joints, reducing the risk of injury and cutting the chance of developing osteoarthritis later.... Details >Arthritis FoundationA Tool Kit to Prevent Senior Falls: Falls and Hip Fractures Among Older AdultsThis page provides statistics on falls and hip fractures among older adults.... Details >National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Child Health: Injury Prevention Program ToolboxThis page lists various resources on injury prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.... Details >Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAmerican Indian and Alaskan Native DeathThese data are from the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, and include all American Indians and Alaskan Natives residing in the United States. For the 10 Leading Causes of Injury Death.... Details >Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesBurn Injuries: Prepare, Prevent, Respond Fire kills for than 600 children ages 14 and under each year and injures about 3,400 more; nearly 50 percent of children who are injured are under the age of 5. Shriners Hospitals for Children and the... Details >Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenCare of Casts and Splints Splints and casts support and protect injured bones and soft tissue, reducing pain, swelling, and muscle spasm. Your doctor will decide which type of support will be best for you.
... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsChildhood Sports Injuries and Their Prevention: A Guide for Parents with Ideas for KidsThis fact sheet is written to educate parents about the risks of injury to children who play sports and what to do to prevent a sport-related injury. The document discusses some of the most popular sp... Details >National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of HealthConsumer Product Safety Commission PublicationsAlso available in: SpanishView and order CPSC publications on a wide variety of consumer safety issues.... Details >U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionDental Emergencies and Injuries There are a number of simple precautions you can take to avoid accident and injury to your teeth. Accidents do happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and... Details >American Dental AssociationEmergency Wound Care After a Natural DisasterAlso available in: SpanishThe risk for injury during and after a hurricane and other natural disasters is high. Prompt first aid can help heal small wounds and prevent infection. Tetanus is a potential health threat for person... Details >Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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