Premature infants and car seat safety

Can Nurse. 1996 Apr;92(4):31-4.


Automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in children. Indeed, the rate is increasing, even though most other causes of child death have decreased in the last five years. The misuse and non-use of child restraints are at the root of this problem.

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Traffic / mortality
  • Accidents, Traffic / statistics & numerical data
  • Child Welfare*
  • Consumer Product Safety*
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Humans
  • Infant Equipment / standards*
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature*