TITLE

A life course approach to injury prevention: a "lens and telescope" conceptual model

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p695
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors in which they reviewed injury concepts and the principles of the life course approach. It states that a lens and telescope model was proposed that which draws on temporal dimension inherent in the life course approach. It mentions that life course is study of long term effects on later health risk due to physical exposure during childhood or gestation.
ACCESSION #
66601690

 

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