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Extreme sports—ignore the safety advice at your peril
  1. C Lloyd
  1. Correspondence to:
 C Lloyd
 Milton Keynes General Hospital, NHS Trust, Eaglestone Standing way, Milton Keynes MK6 5LD, UK; chrislloyd{at}doctors.org.uk

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Extreme sports are more popular and more accessible to adrenaline junkies than ever. However, having signed up for the next experience of a lifetime, how many participants actually read the health disclaimers? If we read the small print, are we always truthful about our own health?

A 34-year-old pilot presented after dislocating his shoulder at “AirkixTM” (www.airkix.com).

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