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Translating research into practice: resources available, researchers needed!
  1. S Frattaroli1,
  2. M Yonas2,
  3. L Olson3
  1. 1
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
  2. 2
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  3. 3
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  1. Dr S Frattaroli, 624 North Broadway, #545, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA; SFrattar{at}

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Decades of research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of injuries have yielded remarkable knowledge and effective interventions. While important questions about injuries and their prevention and control remain, as scientists, we need to ensure that the knowledge about effective strategies for reducing the injury burden is translated and used.

In recent years, there has been a growing interest among biomedical and public health researchers (and those who fund our work) in the process of translating research findings into practice. This interest includes both the practice (doing) of translation …

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