Injury, intentional or not, is often predictable and preventable.
Unintentional injuries are no longer considered “accidents” given that most injuries are preventable.
As of 2017, unin...
Mechanism, timing, and location of injury:
Blunt versus penetrating; intentional versus unintentional; others injured versus isolated injury; circumstances (weather, substance use, res...
Prevention: The primary focus for reducing injury and violence is individually tailored prevention based on risk factors combined with population-level prevention (1). The “three Es”: educa...
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control:
WHO Violence and Injury Prevention:
T14.90 Injury, unspecified
T14.8 Other injury of unspecified body region
R29.6 Repeated falls
T75.1XXA Unsp effects of drowning and nonfatal submersion, init
T14.91 Suicide attempt
Injury and violence are predictable and preventable.
Unintentional injury is a leading cause of death in the United States.
Injury is the primary source of lost years of productive life ...
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