Keeping children safe: rethinking how we design our surroundings

Howard, Andrew W.
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p573
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Keeping children safe: rethinking how we design our surroundings," by Andrew W. Howard, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It focuses on the importance of redesigning the built environment to prevent death of children due to injuries from roadway traffic, drowning, fires and falls. It suggests the need for research on the relation between the built environment and health outcomes as well as intelligent planning for children's health and safety.


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