bounce houses a party hit for children, raises injuries
Children often squeeze into the bounce house, and jumping up and down will also allow other children to fly into the sky.
These figures show 30 in the United States. S.
Children are treated daily in the emergency room to prevent fractures, sprains, cuts and concussion due to bounce house accidents.
Most of the time, the child falls from the inflatable toy or outside, and many children are injured when they collide with other bouncing children.
Number of children aged 17 and under receiving emergency assistance-
Bounce House injured room treatment climbed with the pop of Bounce House
From less than 1,000 in 1995 to nearly 11,000 in 2010.
This means that the number has doubled since 2008.
\"I am surprised by this number, especially the rapid increase in the number of injuries,\" said lead author Dr . \"
Gary Smith, director, Injury Research and Policy Center, Columbus National Children\'s Hospital, Ohio.
Smith and his colleagues analyzed national monitoring data on emergency room treatments for non-fatal injuries associated with bounce houses maintained in the United StatesS.
Consumer Product Safety Committee
According to the results of the survey, only about 3% of children were hospitalized for fracture. More than one-
Three of the injured were children aged 5 or under 5.
The safety committee recommends that children under 6 years of age are not allowed to use
The size of the trampoline, says Smith, prohibits children from smaller families
It makes sense to use the bounce house.
\"There is no evidence that the size or location of the inflatable bodyguard can affect the risk of injury,\" Smith said . \".
There are bounce houses in amusement parks and amusement parks, and toys can also be rented or purchased for home use.
Other suggestions are usually listed in the manufacturer\'s instructions, including not letting the bounce house fill up too many children, said Laura Woodburn, also do not let young children and female speakers of the older, heavier National Association of safety officials for amusement facilities.
Last year, several non-fatal accidents occurred when bounce houses collapsed or were blown up by strong winds.
The study did not include death, but some accidents were fatal.
Separate data from the product safety board showed that four bounce houses
The related deaths occurred between 2003 and 2007, all involving the child\'s head impact on the hard surface.
An organization that publishes voluntary industry standards says bounce houses should be supervised by trained operators.
The authors of the study suggested that bodyguards should be prohibited from flipping and deliberately colliding with others.
The damage to the bounce house is similar to that of the trampoline, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends not using the trampoline at home.
The study was published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.
According to The Associated Press.
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