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Title: Injury Prevention: Meeting the Challenge
Corporate Author: Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
United States of America

US Dept of Health and Human Service
National Cmtte for Injury Prevention and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 301
Sponsoring Agency: Education Development Ctr
Newton, MA 02160
Oxford University Press, Inc
New York, NY 10016
US Dept of Health and Human Service
Washington, DC 20201
Publication Number: ISBN 0-19-506248-5
Sale Source: Oxford University Press, Inc
198 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
United States of America
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Focusing on the knowledge and resources that exist now, communities can renew their objectives for reduced injuries and injury-related mortality and disability with the guidelines, data, and references presented.
Abstract: The first part of this resource manual enables communities to base their program of injury prevention on factual data and proven planning techniques. It stresses the importance of citizen involvement and collaboration among key organizations in both private and public sectors. The second part provides specific detail and additional references on the state of the art in traffic injuries, residential injuries, recreational injuries, occupational injuries, violence and injury, assaultive injuries, child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, rape and sexual assault, suicide, and firearm injuries. Part three describes the community's response to injuries and the emergency medical service and trauma care systems which minimize the negative consequences of injuries. References, glossary, index.
Main Term(s): Public safety coordination
Index Term(s): Domestic assault prevention; Emergency procedures; Occupational safety and health; Public education
Note: Supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, V 5, N 3 (1989)
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