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Multiple Sclerosis => THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF BEING MULTIPLY SCLEROSED => Topic started by: agate on January 31, 2019, 04:19:57 pm

Title: (JAMA) Injuries associated with standing electric scooter use
Post by: agate on January 31, 2019, 04:19:57 pm
There are quite a few hazards to look out for if you have an unstable body. Trying to remain a pedestrian and take walks, a person can have sudden encounters with unleashed dogs, a skateboarder might seem to appear out of nowhere, and there are the unexpected dips in the terrain or curbs we don't see or misjudge. Nowadays in many communities there are also electric scooters zipping around, often (illegally) on sidewalks. Injuries related to the use of electric scooters are common, as this article points out--"Injuries Associated with Standing Electric Scooter Use" in JAMA (January 31, 2019):


https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2722574?guestAccessKey=203c8a3f-6a2f-4772-9ac0-89f414701784&utm_source=silverchair&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=article_alert-jamanetworkopen&utm_term=mostread&utm_content=olf-widget_01312019