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Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Evaluation

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Edited by Frederick P Rivara, Peter Cummings, Thomas D Koepsell, David C Grossman, Ronald V Maier

This book is aimed at epidemiologists, injury control practitioners, program evaluators, trauma surgeons, emergency physicians, and others who wish to conduct injury research or need to better understand published studies. Topics include injury classification, data collection, study design (randomized trials, cohort studies, case-control studies, and others), systematic reviews, prediction rules, outcome assessment, cost eVectiveness, and ethical issues in research. The authors are from 12 institutions in five countries. Extensive bibliographies cover the injury literature.

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 ISBN: 0-521-661528
 Hardback, 304 pages, $95 (US)