The hidden menace of non-equine horses

John Craven, Jacquie Schutz

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    • An emergency department audit of horse-related injury presentations alerted researchers to a hitherto uninvestigated source of childhood harm: non-equine horses. • A search for the term "horse" in the database of the South Australian Injury Surveillance and Control Unit was performed for presentations of horse-related injuries to a paediatric emergency department of an Australian tertiary teaching hospital over a 5-year period. • After all equine-related episodes were extracted, the remaining presentations were herded together and conclusions were jumped to. • When legitimate science and research technique failed, poetic licence was prevailed upon.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)724-725
    Number of pages2
    JournalMJA Medical Journal of Australia
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Craven, J., & Schutz, J. (2010). The hidden menace of non-equine horses. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 193(11), 724-725.