TITLE

Why don't we prevent childhood accidents?

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, R.H.; Wilkinson, A.W.
PUB. DATE
May 1976
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;5/22/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6020, p1258
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the prevention of accidental injuries of children in Sweden. Environmental factors related to the cause of accidents; Occurrence of accidents; Future plans of the government on preventing accidents.
ACCESSION #
4930607

 

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