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Injury Prevention  is an international peer reviewed 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).

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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 >>

Safety in numbers >>

Gun law reforms >>

Costs of injuries >>


As Injury Prevention turns 20 we're discussing the impact of the most influential papers published in our Anniversary Archives via series of podcast interviews.

Fred Rivara on bicycle injuries >>

Using the Haddon matrix >>

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

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