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Question: Christmas

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Which of the following is in the top 5 reasons for Christmas holiday emergency department visits?


pemsou5_wp • December 20, 2022

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  1. Kelly December 20, 2022 - 11:52 am Reply

    E) All of the above
    Common decorating related trauma includes falls off of ladders, lacerations, and back strains. Also, an average of 160 Christmas tree related house fires occur each year, resulting in an average of 2 deaths. Cooking related injuries are often related to carving meat, although deep frying mishaps can also lead to injuries. Eating too much leads to heartburn, chest pains, abdominal pain, and sometimes food impaction. Respiratory illnesses round out the top 5 reasons for Christmas holiday time ED visits.

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