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Injury prevention in children: A Primer for Students and Practitioners
  1. Thomas Eposito
  1. Correspondence to Dr Thomas Eposito, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Ave, Building 110, Room 3276, Maywood, IL 60153, USA; tesposi{at}

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Edited by David H Stone, Published by Dunedin Academic Press Ltd., Scotland, 2011.

This is a useful text with a slant towards practices and perspectives rooted in the UK. It is divided into three sections: Principles of Injury Prevention, Practice of Injury Prevention and The Future. Each section is then composed of four chapters. Each chapter starts with a set of learning objectives and ends with a chapter summary making it easy for the reader to glean in advance what may be useful and worthy of further indepth reading. Additionally, the Key Messages section at the rear of the book provides a concise synopsis of each chapter further serving as a guide to readers in selecting chapters or sections for more or less attention. The chapter summaries, however, are somewhat more extensive and focused than the information contained in the Key …

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