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Cochrane Injuries Group
  1. P I Chinnock
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    The latest systematic reviews produced by reviewers working with the Cochrane Injuries Group (CIG), and published on the Cochrane Library, include one on an important prevention topic—the prevention of burns and scalds in children. Such injuries are of course a significant cause of morbidity and mortality.1 The review also addresses the need to determine whether injury countermeasures that are accepted as being effective can be successfully rolled out in the wider community.

    The reviewers who took on this task are based at Injury Prevention and Control Australia and the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia. After a comprehensive search, they only found three …

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