BPBS

(redirected from Belt-Positioning Booster Seat)
AcronymDefinition
BPBSBelt-Positioning Booster Seat
BPBSBone Puncture Biopsy Specimens
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The new guidelines also recommend forward-facing car safety seats for most children until they outgrow the weight or height limits on those seats; belt-positioning booster seats for most children through age 8 years or well beyond; and lap-and-shoulder belts for all those children who have outgrown booster seats.
Children aged 4-7 years who use belt-positioning booster seats axe 59% less likely to suffer injuries, compared with their counterparts who wear regular seat belts.
Rear-facing seats 2-6 Forward-facing seats 6-12 Belt-positioning booster seats Age intervals of participants' Number of respondents children (years) with correct answers Total 0-2 74 103 18 103 2-6 98 122 6-12 35 89 Age intervals of participants' children (years) Percentage 0-2 72% 17.4% 2-6 80% 6-12 39.3% CRS: child restraint seat TABLE 4.
Belt-positioning booster seats are a best practice recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention, AAP, 2011) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (2009) for children who have exceeded the weight or height recommendations of their forward-facing child restraint device.
While correct seat belt fit is not usually achieved until a child is nine years old, children should be placed in belt-positioning booster seats and remain in booster seats until they are the appropriate height and weight for seat belts (Winston, et al., 2000).
Consumers are using child restraint systems that can be categorized into five basic designs: rear-facing infant seats, convertible seats, low-shield booster seats, belt-positioning booster seats, and integrated seats.
Recent findings suggest that children aged 4-7 years who use belt-positioning booster seats are 59% less likely to be injured in a motor-vehicle crash, compared with their counterparts using adult safety belts (3).
Nearly 90% of children who should be restrained in car seats or belt-positioning booster seats are inappropriately restrained in adult seat belts.
Belt-positioning booster seats provide better protection by eliminating the shield and positioning the shoulder harness in a sliding adjuster.
Children aged 4-7 years who use belt-positioning booster seats in automobiles are 59% less likely to suffer injuries, compared with their counterparts who wear regular seat belts.
Restraint use (e.g., seat belts, child-safety seats [CSSs], and belt-positioning booster seats) was reported as used or not used.
* Belt-positioning booster seats should be used until lap/shoulder belts fit properly (5).