Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents

Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents

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qThis is a top quality reference on childhood injuries and prevention. It is well written by chapter authors with expertise in these areas and it provides an extensive bibliography for those interested in additional informationq. - 4 Stars Doody's Review Serviceq Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death for children and adolescents in the United States. Because of this tremendous public health burden, this second edition of Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents: Research, Practice, and Advocacy will continue to reach not only academicians, practitioners, and students with the latest data and multifaceted intervention strategies, but also put a qfaceq on injury of the innocent victims and their families. Major child and adolescent injuries are covered along with two new chapters that have great relevance for child and adolescent injuries. These chapters include Global Injuries Among Children and Adolescents and Translational Research Related to Child and Adolescent Injury. The new edition will continue to provide a framework for practitioners, program planners, evaluators, and injury researchers that will serve the injury community now and into the future.Adult Supervision For minor bites, the relationship between adult presence and dog bite occurrence are mixed. ... children be taught some basic safety tips, such as not to approach unfamiliar dogs, how to approach dogs they know, and how to anbsp;...

Title:Injury Prevention for Children and Adolescents
Author:Karen DeSafey Liller, PhD
Publisher:American Public Health association - 2012-01-01


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