Distribution of Injury in Inflatable Jumping Amusements in the U.S. Over the Last 20 Years
3 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Since their introduction in the 1960s, bounce houses have grown in popularity in the United States. Also known as inflatable houses, inflatable play structures, inflatable amusement devices, and moon walks, these devices are a staple at children's birthday parties, carnivals, and other community events. In the last decade, concerns have been raised regarding the safety of bounce houses as increasing rates of injury reflect their surge in popularity and ease of accessibility. From 1995 to 2010 alone, there was a statistically significant 15-fold increase in the number of bounce...
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