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Data and data analysis.
Program planning and evaluation.
Understanding of injury prevention and violence.
Advocacy efforts. Definitions
• An injury is defined as:
“ Any unintentional or intentional damage to the
body resulting from acute exposure to mechanical,
thermal, electrical, or chemical energy, or from
the sudden lack of essentials such as oxygen or
heat.” A re Injuries Inevitable?
• Injuries are not random accidents; they are
• Like diseases, injuries can be studied and
prevented by applying scientific tools and
• Interventions can be devel...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2014 for the course HSC 3102 taught by Professor Dr.chaney during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '10