Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed medical journal containing original research, opinions and focus on the prevention of injuries in all age groups, including child and adolescent injuries. It is published by the BMJ Group and the editor in chief is Brian Johnston. Injury Prevention is indexed by PubMed, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Scopus, and the Web of Science. It is the official journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention and the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research.

Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group
History
1995-present
Impact factor
1.453 (2009)
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Fatalities down sharply as 16-year-olds drive less

Getting behind a steering wheel has been the most hotly anticipated rite of passage for most American teenagers (and a cause of insomnia among parents) practically since the invention of the automobile. For decades, 16-year-olds ...

Feb 24, 2014
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Males hit by vehicles twice as likely to die, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...

Dec 11, 2012
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One in three households misreports smoke alarm coverage

One in three households in Baltimore misreports its smoke alarm coverage, with the vast majority of errors due to over-reporting coverage, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research ...

Apr 25, 2012
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