References for How to Prevent Furniture Accidents in the Home

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2. Ikea (2016, November 17). Secure It! Wall Attachment Guide [video file]. Retrieved from

3. Pottery Barn Kids. (2011, January 11). How to Secure Your Large Furniture to the Wall to Ensure Safety [video file]. Retrieved from

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5. Coroner’s Court of Western Australia and Coroner Fogliani, R. (2017). Inquest into the Death of Jasmine Lilian Cammilleri. (Delivered on 28 December 2016). Perth: Government of Western Australia

6. Menagh, J. (2017, April 5). Mother’s safety plea at inquest into death of toddler crushed by TV. ABC news. Retrieved from

7. Befeler, A. R., Daniels, D. J., Helms, S. A., Klimo Jr, P., & Boop, F. (2014). Head injuries following television-related accidents in the pediatric population: Clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 14(4), 414-417. doi: 10.3171/2014.7.PEDS1433

8. Cusimano, M. D., & Parker, N. (2016). Toppled television sets and head injuries in the pediatric population: a framework for prevention. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 17(1), 3-12

9. Platt, M. S., & Stanley, C. (2011). TV Tip‐Over Morbidity and Mortality in Children. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 56(5), 1364-1367. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01770.x

10. Rutkoski, J. D., Sippey, M., & Gaines, B. A. (2011). Traumatic television tip-overs in the pediatric patient population. Journal of Surgical Research, 166(2), 199-204. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2010.05.051

11. Lichenstein, R., Monroe, D., Quayle, K. S., Miskin, M., Cooper, A., Gerardi, M. J., ... & Kuppermann, N. (2015). Television-Related Head Injuries in Children. Pediatric Emergency Care. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000605

12. (2016, December 23). Ikea reaches $69 million settlement over toddler deaths from tipping dressers. ABC News. Retrieved from