Injury in childhood: a vexingly simple problem

Howard, Andrew
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p899
Academic Journal
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."


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