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Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Program Evaluation

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 11 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1163
  1. Keith T Palmer (, Medical Research Council clinical scientist and honorary consultant occupational physician
  1. Southampton

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    Eds Frederick P Rivara, Peter Cummings, Thomas D Koepsell, David C Grossman, Ronald V Maier

    Cambridge University Press, £65, pp 31

    ISBN 0 521 661528

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    Evidence based programmes of injury prevention have contributed to a substantial decline in the number of unintentional deaths during the 20th century, but the tools used to assemble the evidence have been borrowed from other disciplines. This textbook aims to draw the strands together, to provide “a comprehensive source of knowledge on all research designs available for injury control and prevention” in one primer. The target readership is thus broad, and includes not only those who practise research—in emergency medicine, orthopaedics, public …

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