By Pamela L. Horn, MSN, CRNP, RNFA, and Brenda M. Ruth, RN, BSN, CWON, Author at Clinical Advisor

By Pamela L. Horn, MSN, CRNP, RNFA, and Brenda M. Ruth, RN, BSN, CWON

All articles by By Pamela L. Horn, MSN, CRNP, RNFA, and Brenda M. Ruth, RN, BSN, CWON

Handling lawn-mower injuries in children

As this case study illustrates, proper treatment, case management, and outpatient therapy can mean the difference between recovery and tragedy. James, an active 3-year-old, was playing in the yard while his grandfather cut the grass. Unfortunately, Grandpa accidentally backed the riding mower into James, causing a significant injury to the boy’s left foot. FIGURE 1.…

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