About Reducing the Burden of Injury: Advancing Prevention and Treatment, 1999 (National Academies Press)
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Reducing the Burden of Injury: Advancing Prevention and Treatment, 1999 (National Academies Press)
Describes the cost and magnitude of the injury problem in America and looks critically at the current response by the public and private sectors. Includes data and surveillance needs, research priorities, trauma care systems development, infrastructure support, firearm safety, and coordination among federal agencies. Highlights the crosscutting nature of the injury field, identifies opportunities to leverage resources and expertise of the numerous parties involved, and discusses issues regarding leadership at the federal level.