E-Scooters: It is Urgent to Regulate

Authors

  • Marino Machado Serviço de Ortopedia. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central. Lisboa. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5833-5255
  • Nuno Diogo Serviço de Ortopedia. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central. Lisboa.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19024

Keywords:

Accidents, Traffic, Wounds and Injuries/etiology, Wounds and Injuries/prevention & control

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Published

2022-10-11

How to Cite

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Machado M, Diogo N. E-Scooters: It is Urgent to Regulate. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 11 [cited 2022 Dec. 7];35(11):851-2. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19024

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