Childhood injuries: extent of the problem, epidemiological trends, and costs.

Abstract

Our Healthier Nation, a consultation paper from the Department of Health, identifies accidents as one of four key areas for improving the health of the population. It sets a target to reduce accidental injuries requiring a hospital visit or consultation with a family doctor by at least a fifth (20%) by the year 2010. The paper notes that accidents are the… (More)

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@article{Roberts1998ChildhoodIE, title={Childhood injuries: extent of the problem, epidemiological trends, and costs.}, author={Idris Roberts and Carolyn DiGuiseppi and H Ward}, journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention}, year={1998}, volume={4 4 Suppl}, pages={S10-6} }