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John Langley raises an important point. Terminology is important, and there may be some lack of clarity in the terminology used currently. However, the current terminology is the result of experience and deliberate thinking of many in the field of injury prevention and control over the past few years. There are several reasons for using the term violence instead of intentional injuries.
First and foremost, the absence of the word violence in “injury prevention and control” is an obstacle in communications with a wide range of stakeholders. When violence is not …
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