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Injuries and violence in Europe : why they matter and what can be done /

Dinesh Sethi [and others].

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Names: Sethi, D.
Published: Denmark : World Health Organization, ©2006.
Topics: Accidents - Europe. | Violence - Europe. | Electronic books.
Regions: Europe.
Genres: Electronic books. | Electronic book. | Electronic books.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 68 pages) : illustrations
Includes: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9789289013796

Summary: Injuries lead to huge human, financial and other costs to society. In the WHO European Region, road traffic injuries, drowning, poisoning, falls, fires, self-inflicted injuries and interpersonal violence are estimated to kill over 2000 people, put 60 000 others in hospital and necessitate outpatient emergency treatment for 600 000 more every day. But the evidence shows that they can be predicted and prevented. This book provides detailed data on the harm to individuals and societies that is done by unintentional injuries and violence. Describing injuries by cause and setting and violence by ty.
Other Names: Sethi, D. (Dinesh)
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More Details for: Injuries and violence in Europe : why th