Title

Injury and Violence

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics; Department of Surgery; Department of Emergency Medicine

Date

2009

Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Wounds and Injuries

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine | Pediatrics

Abstract

Injury is the leading cause of death for persons 1–44 years and the 4th leading cause of death overall. Regardless of whether intentional or unintentional, injury is both predictable and preventable.

Comments

Citation: Rogers D, Manno M, DeRoss A, Hirsh M (2009). Injury and Violence in The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2010, 18th edition. Frank Domino MD, editor, 2009, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, p 706-707.