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Injury Prevention  is an international peer review journal, offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) and the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP).

Safety 2014 themed issue

Disappointed by the cancellation of Safety 2014? We have collected the best in global injury prevention research in an online only themed issue to make up for the missed sessions. 

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In The News

Almost one in three US adults owns at least one gun.

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License plate decals don’t seem to curb learner driver crash rates.

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20th anniversary

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Injury Prevention, we asked our readers and editorial board to identify 6 of the most influential papers from the archive. We are republishing one of these in each issue alongside a commentary on the importance of the paper.  

Bicycle injuries >>

Haddon matrix >>

Accident nomenclature >>


As Injury Prevention turns 20 we're looking back at some of the most influential papers published in our Anniversary Archives, starting with Fred Rivara et al's “Epidemiology of bicycle injuries and risk factors for serious injury”.

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Injury Prevention is the official journal of SAVIR. Read the latest news from SAVIR in each issue of the journal.

SAVIR news >>

SAVIR 2015 abstracts >>