Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Program Evaluation

Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Program Evaluation

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Cambridge University Press, 2001-01-18
EAN 9780521661522, ISBN10: 0521661528

Hardcover, 316 pages, 25.4 x 17.8 x 1.9 cm
Language: English

In the twentieth-century, evidence-based injury prevention and control strategies have contributed to a substantial decline in the number of deaths associated with injury. However, researchers in the field of injury prevention have often gathered their study methods from other disciplines; it can be difficult for injury investigators to locate all of the research tools that can be applied to problems related to injury. Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Program Evaluation addresses the growing need for a comprehensive source of knowledge on all research designs available for injury control and research. Included in this accessible guidebook is information about choices in study design, details about study execution and discussion of specific tools such as injury severity scales, programme evaluations and systematic reviews. Epidemiologists, health service investigators, trauma surgeons and emergency medicine physicians will find this a useful source for understanding, reviewing and conducting research related to injuries.

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