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Injury Prevention and Public Health: Practical Knowledge, Skills, and Strategies.
  1. Elizabeth Towner
  1. Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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    Tom Christoffel and Susan Scavo Gallagher. (Pp 402; $US 50.00.) Aspen Publishers, Gaitherburg, Maryland, 1999. ISBN 0-8342-840-7.

    Injury prevention remains a neglected aspect of health policies in many countries round the world. An important reason for this is that many health professionals are unaware of the magnitude of the injury problem and lack the knowledge, skills, and strategies to tackle it successfully. Injury Prevention and Public Health: Practical Knowledge, Skills, and Strategies attempts to provide such a resource for public health professionals, by bridging the gap between research and practice and enabling them to implement injury prevention measures in real world settings. Tom Christoffel and Susan Scavo Gallagher have distilled nearly 40 (combined) years' experience of working in the injury field in the United States and have produced an excellent practical addition to the …

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