Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death among children. These injuries include activity-based, chemical, electrical and other injuries, as well as those that involve water. Childhood injuries can happen in a matter of seconds, but the good news is that they are preventable. The Injury Prevention (IP) Service at Children’s Health℠ is dedicated to helping prevent these injuries and save lives.
Our team of experts knows the situations that most often lead to unintentional injury among children. We use local, regional and national data to keep our finger on the pulse of injury-related trends among children. We use this information to: