Safety tips for the holidays
The holidays are a joyous time of celebration, but they also are associated with accidents and injury resulting in unexpected visits to the local emergency department or trauma center. Just think about it. People are climbing ladders and standing on roofs to hang lights and ornaments. They’re celebrating at parties and social events. And they also are drinking larger amounts of alcohol. Scripps Mercy Hospital trauma medical director Vishal Bansal, M.D., is here today to offer valuable insight on the kinds of injuries that occur during the holidays and ways to avoid unfortunate injuries.