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A compendium of effective, evidence-based best practices in prevention of neurotrauma

Author: Richard Volpe; John Lewko; Angela Batra
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2002.
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Every year, thousands of people suffer unintentional neurotrauma injuries due to motor vehicle accidents, sports and playground injuries, and farm and occupational injuries. Although injury reduction targets have been established and indicators have been developed to measure progress in prevention, no method of evaluating and accessing effective injury prevention practices is currently available. This compendium  Read more...

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Volpe, Richard.
Compendium of effective, evidence-based best practices in prevention of neurotrauma.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2003266956
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Volpe; John Lewko; Angela Batra
ISBN: 9781442670280 1442670282 128202258X 9781282022584
OCLC Number: 666912346
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 371 pages)
Contents: Introduction. Aims of project ; Facets of unintentional injury prevention ; Unintentional head and spinal cord injuries across the lifespan ; Evaluation framework and the BRIO case study model ; Methodology ; Implementation of best practices survey ; Summary of criteria ; Prologue to the case studies. Case studies. Prevention of asphyxiation-related injuries : Best practices: Pool fencing: effectiveness of legislation and education --
Prevention of motor and other road vehicle-related injuries : Best practices: Red light camera enforcement ; Roundabouts ; Rumblestrips ; Child Pedestrian Injury Prevention Project (CPIPP) ; RoadWise: a Manitoba Public Insurance safety campaign ; SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A : Promising practices: Retro-reflective clothing ; Intelligent traffic signals for pedestrian detection ; SAFE KIDS Buckle Up: a National SAFE KIDS Campaign project ; The PARTY program ; HEROES --
Prevention of sports, playground, and recreation-related injuries : Best practices: Bicycle helmets: educational and legislative intervention to increase use in Victoria, Australia ; Snowmobile Trail Officer Patrol Program (STOP) : Promising practices: The varsity athlete concussion research project ; Fair-play rules in youth ice hockey ; The National Action Plan for the Prevention of Playground Injuries --
Prevention of farm-related and occupational injuries : Best practices: Tractor Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) rebate scheme.
Responsibility: Richard Volpe, John Lewko, and Angela Batra.
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Portrays examples of injury prevention practices that have the potential to reduce the incidence of neurotauma injuries, and by providing a detailed methodology that is effective in identifying  Read more...


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