causes of death, 142

death review teams, 75, 184

firearm injuries, 124, 130, 134

mortality rates, 49, 84, 86, 124, 132

poisonings, 48, 83-84, 101

trauma care for, 142

Children's Bureau, 206, 230

Children's National Medical Center, 185

Children's Safety Network, 194, 197, 232

Cigarette lighters, child-resistant, 93, 215

Clinical research, 32, 130, 148, 226, 227, 229, 230

Coalition building, 185, 190, 192, 193, 198, 201

Cochrane Collaboration, 198

Coding issues, 29

cause of injury, 63-64, 65, 77

location of injury occurrence, 63-64

nature of injury, 62-63

recommendations, 3

training, 3, 64, 71

Cohort studies, 6, 102, 103

Committee on Injury Prevention and Control, charge to, 20, 30, 37

Community Integrated Service Systems (CISS), 231, 233

Computer models of injury, 98

Conferences, 31, 192, 251

Constituency building, 199-200

Consumer Product Safety Act, 21, 212, 216

Amendments of 1981, 213

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

achievements, 215-217

hotline, 212

mission and focus, 206, 212

public education, 214-215

recommended role, 3-4, 11, 13, 16, 217, 247, 249, 252, 261

regulatory activities, 21, 126, 207, 213

research, 11, 93, 214, 216-217, 246, 247

resources and structure, 212-213

standards development, 207, 213-214

surveillance activities, 3-4, 13, 67, 70, 7, 79, 125, 213-214, 216 , 252, 261

training role, 249

Controversies

advocacy by researchers, 36

boundaries of injury field, 25

federal priority-setting role, 35-36, 266-267

firearms-related, 131-132

motor vehicle safety, 121-123

paternalistic interventions, 34-35

Cooperative Compliance Program, 223

Cost-benefit analysis of preventive interventions, 33, 220, 222

Costs of injury.

See also Years of potential life lost

direct, 1 n.1, 18 n.1, 41 n.1, 55, 157, 158

economic, 41, 53, 54, 55, 56-57, 97, 154, 156-159

estimates, 1, 18, 41 n.1, 54

fatalities, 55

friction cost method, 56

human capital (cost-of-illness) method, 54-55, 56, 57

indirect, 1 n.1, 18 n.1, 41 n.1, 55, 56

occupational injuries, 48, 226

outcomes and, 157

quality of life, 53, 56, 57-58

revealed-preference method, 56

stated-preference method, 56

total lifetime, 55

trauma care, 9, 154, 156-159, 168

unreimbursed, 157

willingness-to-pay method, 56-57

worker productivity, 158

Counseling, injury prevention, 191, 196-197

Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN), 32

Crash Outcome Data Evaluation Systems (CODES), 78

Criminal Justice Periodical Index, 105

Criminal justice system, violence prevention, 88-89

Criminology, 89, 130

Cutting and piercing injuries, 45, 49, 52


Data Elements for Emergency Department Systems (DEEDS), 77, 147

Databases, 105-106.

See also Surveillance systems;

individual databases and systems

Death certificate data, 65, 78

Death review teams, 75, 184

Deaths. See Cause of injury; Mortality

Demonstrating Your Program's Worth, 198

Department of Agriculture, 206

Department of Commerce, 206

Department of Defense, 206

Department of Education, 195, 206

Department of Energy, 206

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), 8, 68, 69, 88, 90, 134, 148, 206, 239, 243, 253

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Division of Child and Maternal Health, 21

Department of Housing and Urban Development, 207, 239



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