TITLE

Injury in childhood: a vexingly simple problem

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, Andrew
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p899
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the reasons behind children's accidents and injuries in Canada as of October 2006. It is reported that 90% of childhood injuries are preventable but still records show that there are 1 in 8 hospital admissions of children is caused by an injury. The effect of socioeconomic status on trends in the rates of death from unintentional injury among Canadian children in urban areas are reported in the October 10, 2006 issue of "CMAJ."
ACCESSION #
22736795

 

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