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Seattle Children’s Hospital: “Should Your Child See a Doctor? Cuts, Scrapes or Bruises.”
Stanford Children’s Health: “Superficial Injuries Overview,” “Bruises,” “Sprains and Strains in Children.”
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Health Blog: “Caring for Common Cuts and Scrapes.”
KidsHealth.org: “What’s a Bruise?” “Broken Bones,” ”Dealing With Cuts.”
Mayo Clinic: "Foreign object in the skin: First aid."
HealthyChildren.org: “Splinters and Other Foreign Bodies in the Skin,” “Trampolines: What You Need to Know,” “Heel Pain and Sever's Disease,” “Backpack Safety.”
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases: “Preventing Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries in Youth: A Guide for Parents.”
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Playground Safety Guide,” “Nursemaid’s Elbow.”
Bryan, M. Pediatrics, June 2016.
American Association of Neurological Surgeons: “Sports-Related Head Injury.”
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