Countrywide estimation of the burden of injuries in Greece: a limited resources approach.

@article{Dessypris2002CountrywideEO,
  title={Countrywide estimation of the burden of injuries in Greece: a limited resources approach.},
  author={Nick Dessypris and Eleni Th Petridou and Yannis Skalkidis and Maria Moustaki and Antonios Koutselinis and Dimitirios Trichopoulos},
  journal={Journal of cancer epidemiology and prevention},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={123-9}
}
BACKGROUND We have assessed the ability of the Emergency Department Injury Surveillance System (EDISS), a registration network operating with limited resources, to predict the burden and pattern of injuries in the whole Greece. METHODS We have compared hospitalizations calculated on the basis of EDISS with those routinely recorded by the National Statistical Service countrywide. EDISS relies on data collected in the Emergency Departments of four hospitals, two located in the Greater Athens… CONTINUE READING