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District hospital based injury data—are they an option in a developing country?
  1. J Razzak,
  2. D Marsh,
  3. S Stansfield
  1. Yale University School of Medicine, 464 Congress Avenue, Suite 260, New Haven, CT 06519, USA;

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    Lack of epidemiological data on injuries is one of the main impediments to injury prevention activities.1 Setting up a costly surveillance system is not an option in many developing countries. Utilizing existing sources of data like the hospital logs has been suggested.2 We present our findings on the quality of injury data available in existing logs in a district hospital …

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