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Injury prevention: a glossary of terms
  1. I Barry Pless1,
  2. Brent E Hagel2
  1. 1Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, Canada
  2. 2Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor I B Pless
 Montreal Children’s Hospital, 2300 Tupper, Montreal, QC, H3H 1P3 Canada;


The main focus of this glossary is on injury prevention epidemiology and deals largely with terms about which there is some debate.

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  • Conflicts of interest: none declared.

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