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1
Q

Where should a lap belts be positioned?

A

At a 45 degree angle to the floor between the anterior-superior iliac spine and the femur

2
Q

What areas of the body would secondary injuries caused be lap belt occur?

A

Lumbar spine, Pelvis, Thorax, and head around the restraint system.

3
Q

What does the shoulder strap of a seatbelt absorb?

A

The energy from the thorax after impact

4
Q

Where should the lap strap be positioned for a pregnant woman?

A

Under the belly, across the hips, and as high as possible on the thighs/\

5
Q

Where should the shoulder strap be placed for a pregnant woman?

A

Between the breast and off the side of the belly

6
Q

Where should seat belts never be placed?

A

Across the belly

7
Q

What is the leading cause of death for children age 1-4?

A

MVC

8
Q

How do car seats place a role in reduction of mortality in children?

A

Car seats reduce:

  • 71% infants
  • 54% toddlers