The top three causes of finger and hand injuries among children? It’s self-shutting fire safety doors, car doors and hinges, according to researchers.
Scientists, however, have a few suggestions for prevention. Try hinge protectors. The small, c-shaped devices made of foam or rubber can keep doors from slamming. Although they are not suitable for fire doors, they work well on most others.
Want to learn more about surgeons' findings? Check out the full report here.