Pediatric injury control in 1999: where do we go from here?

@article{Rivara1999PediatricIC,
  title={Pediatric injury control in 1999: where do we go from here?},
  author={Frederick P. Rivara},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1999},
  volume={103 4 Pt 2},
  pages={
          883-8
        }
}
The problem of injuries to children and adolescents is not a new one. In recent years, however, interest in trauma has increased dramatically for a number of reasons. Advances in the treatment and prevention of a wide variety of acute and chronic diseases have highlighted the importance of trauma as a cause of mortality, morbidity, and disability.1 An increasingly scientific approach to injury causation over the last 2 decades has led to progressively more effective prevention programs.2 The… CONTINUE READING

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