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Trauma Resources for Patients

Injury Prevention Tips (Patient Resources)

Check out these articles to learn more about common injuries and how to avoid them. 

  • Broken bones and concussions are the most common traumatic injuries in outdoor sports.
  • In terms of recreational sports, skateboarding injuries are some of the most common types of sports injuries in B.C. 
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  • Young children, who are naturally  curious and like to explore, are at high risk of burns and scalds.
  • Water activities come with a risk of drowning for those who aren’t prepared. Drowning is preventable, and using common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe.
  • Motor vehicle collisions are the second most common cause of admission to hospital for injury in B.C. One way to stay safer on B.C. roads in winter months is to install winter tires on your vehicle.
  • In B.C., falls are the number one cause of injury and death in seniors – and easy to prevent. We have tips to help keep your loved ones safe year round.

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