unintentional injury

Any injury caused by an accident

unintentional injury

Accidental injury Public health Any injury caused by an accident. See Injury.
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It includes unintentional injury information, key messages and links to child development, checklists, quizzes etc.
The top causes of unintentional injury deaths and what threatens your state
Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States.
The great majority of deaths among Americans in the first three decades of life are due to unintentional injury or violence, according to an article from Health of Americans, a series published in July in The Lancet.
Many individuals with moderate or severe TBI transition from rehabilitation to home settings with impaired cognition, visuo-motor skills, and judgment that place them at risk for subsequent unintentional injury or harm resulting from improper use of equipment, fire, or sharp objects; falls; victimization; loss of money or valuables; or medication errors.
asso-ciate director for science in the injury center in CDC's Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention.
Children living in deprived areas are much more likely to be the victim of an unintentional injury or accident in the home.
Data to establish drinking-related risk of both intentional and unintentional injury in ED samples generally have come from two types of study design: case-control studies and case-crossover studies.
During the study period, 250 incidents of unintentional injury were reported, compared with 531 incidents of intentional injury (more than double).
For people who suffer from seizures, drowning is the most common cause of unintentional injury or death, with the bathtub listed as a high risk area.
The prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday that the guard cannot be charged with unintentional injury or injury due to negligence.
The proportions of papers on road traffic injuries of all unintentional injury articles were highest for Middle East (17%), Sub-Saharan Africa (16%), United States (16%) and Europe (other than Eastern Europe) (15%), and lowest in South America (7%), North Africa (6%), India (5%), Eastern Europe (3%) and Russia (1%).