Abe Bergman, paediatrician with a lifetime in injury prevention… and many stories
20 min
It started with a campaign for the bicycle helmet in children. It didn’t become a national priority, but helped to increase its usage from 2% to 70% in the last two decades in the USA. Dr. Abraham “Abe” Bergman has dedicated most of his long career as a pediatrician to the field of injury prevention. He helped found the Harborview Center and, at 87, he tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention Rod McClure some of his success stories, but also frustrations of the last 60 years.

Read the related blog post: https://blogs.bmj.com/injury-prevention/2019/10/03/personal-disappointments-in-injury-prevention-abe-bergman/

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