Four cases of injury involving soda vending machines

James R. Champa, William L. Hennrikus, Joseph A. Gerardi, John M. Lapoint

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Abstract

Injuries resulting from rocking soda vending machines are severe and potentially fatal. Four cases of significant trauma stemming from soda vending machine accidents are reported: One patient died, one is disabled, and two healed uneventfully. As a result, we recommend securing heavy soda vending machines to prevent further injuries. To our knowledge, this is the first report on a mechanism of injury resulting from soda machines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-67
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of orthopaedic trauma
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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