From discovery to delivery: injury prevention at CDC.

  title={From discovery to delivery: injury prevention at CDC.},
  author={David A. Sleet and Krista N Hopkins and Sarah J Olson},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  volume={4 2},
Injuries rank among the top 10 causes of death for Americans of all ages. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Injury Center has a mission to prevent premature death and disability and to reduce the human suffering and medical costs caused by injuries. To prevent and reduce the consequences of injuries, CDC applies the public health approach to define the injury problem, identify risk and protective factors, develop and test… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 references

CDC injury research agenda

  • National Center for Injury Prevention, Control.
  • Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and…
  • 2002

Reducing young driver crash risk : Proceedings of an expert conference on young drivers

  • R. S. Thompson, F. P. Rivara, D. C. Thompson
  • Injury Prevention
  • 2002

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…