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Injury surveillance guidelines, edited by Y. Holder ... [et. al.]

Summary
This publication seeks to provide a global overview of the nature and extent of injury mortality and morbidity in the form of user-friendly tables and charts. It is hoped that the graphical representation of the main patterns of the burden of disease due to injury will raise awareness of the importance of injuries as a public health issue and facilitate the implementation of effective prevention programmes
Table Of Contents
Intro -- CONTENTS -- Acronyms -- Foreword -- Editorial Committee -- Acknowledgements -- 1. ABOUT THIS MANUAL -- 1.1 Injury: a major health problem worldwide -- 1.2 International cooperation to address the problem -- 1.3 What and who is this manual for? -- 1.4 What does the manual do? -- 1.5 Getting the most out of the manual -- 2. INJURY: AN INTRODUCTION TO TERMS AND ANALYTICAL TOOLS -- 2.1 What is an injury? -- 2.2 Types of injury -- 2.3 Epidemiology of injuries -- 3. INJURY SURVEILLANCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO TERMS AND METHODS -- 3.1 What is surveillance? -- 3.2 Why do surveillance? -- 3.3 What are the steps required for surveillance? -- 3.4 What are the attributes of a good surveillance system? -- 4. HOW TO DESIGN AND BUILD AN INJURY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM -- 4.1 Designing and building by steps -- 4.2 Step 1: Identify stakeholders -- 4.3 Step 2: Define system objectives -- 4.4 Step 3: Define "a case" -- 4.5 Step 4: Identify data sources -- 4.6 Repeat steps 1 through 4 -- 4.7 Step 5: Assess available resources -- 4.8 Step 6: Inform and involve stakeholders -- 4.9 Step 7: Define data needs -- 4.10 Step 8: Collect data -- 4.11 Step 9: Establish a data processing system -- 4.12 Step 10: Design and distribute reports -- 4.13 Step 11: Train staff and activate the system -- 4.14 Step 12: Monitor and evaluate the system -- 5. CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- Appendix A: Some other examples of international cooperation to prevent injury and reduce the harm done by injury -- Appendix B: Potential sources of data on injuries -- Appendix C: Form to collect core minimum data on any case of injury -- Appendix D: Surveillance log to collect core minimum data on a number of cases of injury -- Appendix E: Form to collect core minimum and optional data on any case of injury
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed.
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Physical Description
x, 80 p.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280060366

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