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Injury Prevention: An International Perspective

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1665
  1. Barry Pless, editor of “Injury Prevention
  1. Montreal Children's Hospital, Canada

    Peter Barss, Gordon Smith, Susan Baker, Dinesh Mohan

    Oxford University Press, £42.50, pp 384

    ISBN 0195119827

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    Several years ago I reviewed this book in draft form at the request of the publisher. I was torn: it was a labour of love and a potentially important book, but it had numerous shortcomings. I conveyed my concerns but stressed that everything possible should be done to bring it to press. Thankfully, publisher and authors agreed. What we now have is a landmark addition to a remarkably small shelf of texts about this subject.

    Originally, the book …

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