Upcoming courses (1)

May 5 – 6 and May 10-11- AIS 2005 update 2008 coding courses European Center for Injury Prevention (ECIP) with AAAM offers AIS coding courses The AIS 2005 update 2008 has been translated into Spanish under the auspices of AAAM and ECIP. The courses are primarily intended for professionals involved in the coding of injury […]

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Rating and Ranking Australian Injury Research

From editorial board member Caroline Finch: Australian researchers and research institutions are sifting through the outcomes of the first national Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment which includes, amongst other things, ranking of the quality of research outputs according to the journal in which they appear.  The list of journal rankings is not without […]

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Shamefaced! correcting an error

I should know better! I do know better! I complain when non-Canadians assume Montreal is only a few miles from Vancouver. I should not be so smug: Dunedin is NOT Auckland! My sincere apologies. In Injury Prevention, February 2011 the Global News Highlights section included the sentence “Hank Weiss is his successor as Director of […]

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Launches Teen Driving Website

The indefatiguable Flaura Winston has another initiative@ The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has launched an award-winning website with research-based information and tools created to help teens stay safe on the road (www.teendriverssource.org). The site includes educational resources, statistics, facts, and more to help users. Over […]

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Pool safety statement from Safe Kids New Zealand

Drowning in swimming pools is a significant cause of preventable deaths and hospitalisations among children in New Zealand. 61% of those who drown in home swimming pools in New Zealand are under 5. Much evidence shows that completely enclosing a swimming pool with four sided fencing and isolating it from the home is the most […]

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IP People in the News

Louis Francescutti, elected President of Royal College. The official announcement reads: “The Royal College is pleased to announce that Louis Hugo Francescutti, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FACPM, CCFP officially became the 41st president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada on October 18. The University of Alberta professor, emergency room / preventive […]

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