risk of injury

risk of in·ju·ry

(risk in'jŭr-ē)
A situation in which the client is at risk of injury from environmental causes. This nursing diagnosis overlaps other diagnoses: falls, trauma, suffocation, and aspiration (nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association).
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Hazard: The glass shade disc on the light fixture can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury from impact.
Contract notice: Supply of decubitus cushions for patients at low risk of injury.
Gothenburg, Oct 10 ( ANI ): Male football players are at a greater risk of injury when their own team is in the lead, according to a new study carried out by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, who, in collaboration with FIFA, have analysed injuries over the last three World Cup tournaments.
Rural counties with large black populations had significantly lower risk of injury death than those with small black populations, but the opposite was true for Hispanic populations.
Two types of case-control studies have been used to estimate the risk of injury from drinking for patients treated in the ED.
The Warriors kick off their league campaign against Salford next Friday and then meet Warrington in round two a week later but Wane is prepared to accept the risk of injury.
Children's higher levels of activities may have accounted for their higher risk of injury when in their fathers' care.
Many people increase their risk of injury and joint problems like osteoarthritis in later life by not exercising safely, says a survey by Arthritis Research UK and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
A LONG standing parking problem which was putting pedestrians at risk of injury outside a Bartley Green college has been resolved.
It is thought that middle-aged parents are most at risk of injury.
Fire safety enforcement officer Brian Williams said: "Deliberately started fires cause the risk of injury to the fire setter, and also the risk of injury and death to the public who may attempt to extinguish the fire.