Author Topic: (JAMA) Injuries associated with standing electric scooter use  (Read 22 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline agate

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 8193
  • MS diagnosed 1980
  • Location: Pacific Northwest
(JAMA) Injuries associated with standing electric scooter use
« 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
MS Speaks--online for 13 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
71 Views
Last post December 19, 2016, 08:04:13 am
by agate
0 Replies
33 Views
Last post December 14, 2017, 04:28:42 pm
by agate
0 Replies
31 Views
Last post January 29, 2019, 08:40:23 pm
by agate
2 Replies
46 Views
Last post February 14, 2019, 04:29:41 pm
by agate
0 Replies
11 Views
Last post July 11, 2019, 09:17:54 am
by agate