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Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention / Edition 1

Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention / Edition 1

by Lynda Doll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387259244

ISBN-13: 9780387259246

Pub. Date: 12/18/2006

Publisher: Springer US

In the Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention, over fifty experts present the current landscape of intervention methods - from risk reduction to rethinking social norms - as they address some of the most prevalent forms of accidental and violent injury.

- Overview chapters examine the social and economic scope of unintentional and violent

Overview

In the Handbook of Injury and Violence Prevention, over fifty experts present the current landscape of intervention methods - from risk reduction to rethinking social norms - as they address some of the most prevalent forms of accidental and violent injury.

- Overview chapters examine the social and economic scope of unintentional and violent injury today

- Extensive literature review of specific intervention programs to prevent violence and injury

- Special chapters on childhood injuries, alcohol-related accidents, and disasters

- "Interventions in the Field" section offers solid guidelines for implementing and improving existing programs

- Critical analysis of issues involved in delivering programs to wider audiences

- Helpful appendices list relevant agencies and professional resources

This dual focus on intervention and application makes the Handbook a bedrock text for professionals involved in delivering or managing prevention programs. Its what-works-now approach gives it particular utility in the graduate classroom, and researchers will benefit from the critical attention paid to knowledge gaps in the field. It is a major resource for any reader committed to reducing the number of incidents just waiting to happen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387259246
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
598
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

The Epidemiology and Costs of Unintentional and Violent Injuries.- Injury and Violence Prevention Interventions: An Overview.- Effective and Promising Interventions.- Interventions to Prevent Falls Among Older Adults.- Interventions to Prevent Motor Vehicle Injuries.- Interventions to Prevent Drowning.- Interventions to Prevent Residential Fire Injury.- Interventions to Prevent Sports and Recreation-Related Injuries.- Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment.- Interventions to Prevent Youth Violence.- Interventions to Prevent Suicidal Behavior.- Interventions to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence.- Interventions to Prevent Sexual Violence.- Interventions to Prevent Elder Mistreatment.- Cross-Cutting Intervention Issues.- Changing the Built Environment to Prevent Injury.- Changing the Social Environment to Prevent Injuries.- Interventions to Prevent Alcohol-Related Injuries.- Reducing the Misuse of Firearms.- Parenting and the Prevention of Childhood Injuries.- Building Resilience to Mass Trauma Events.- Trends and Challenges in Intervention Research Methods.- Interventions in the Field.- Interpreting Evidence of Effectiveness: How Do You Know When a Prevention Approach Will Work for Your Community?.- Behavioral Interventions for Injury and Violence Prevention.- Developing Interventions When There Is Little Science.- Developing and Implementing Communication Messages.- Cultural Appropriateness in Interventions for Racial and Ethnic Minorities.- Evaluating Fidelity and Effectiveness of Interventions.- Involving the Community in Injury Prevention: An Approach Using Community Readiness Interviews.- Dissemination and Adoption of Effective Interventions and Policies.- Dissemination, Implementation, and Widespread Use of Injury Prevention Interventions.- Encouraging Adoption of Science-Based Interventions: Organizational and Community Issues.- Erratum.

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