Head Injury,Age 4 and Older - Prevention
You can help prevent head injuries.
- Wear your seat belt when in a motor vehicle. Use
child car seats.
- Do not use alcohol or
other drugs before participating in sports or when operating a motor vehicle or
- Wear a helmet and other protective clothing
whenever you are biking, motorcycling, skating, skateboarding, kayaking,
horseback riding, skiing, snowboarding, or rock climbing.
- Wear a
hard hat if you work in an industrial area.
- Do not dive into
shallow or unfamiliar water.
- Prevent falls in your home by removing hazards that might cause a fall.
- Do not
keep guns in your home. If you must keep guns, lock them up and store them
unloaded and uncocked. Lock ammunition in a separate area.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
July 01, 2010
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