Original Article

Characteristics of Sports-Related Injuries Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department

Authors: John Charles Nichols, BS, Nipam Shah, MBBS, MPH, Angela Jones, BSN, RN, Annalise Sorrentino, MD, William King, MPH, DrPH, Margaret Hayslip, Kathy Monroe, MD, MSQI

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