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Drinking and Casualties : Accidents, Poisonings and Violence in an International Perspective - Norman Giesbrecht

Drinking and Casualties

Accidents, Poisonings and Violence in an International Perspective

By: Norman Giesbrecht (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2nd November 1989
ISBN: 9780415001281
Number Of Pages: 444

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The contributors assess the information on drinking casualties' - the victims of accidents, poisonings, and violence - and how it can be used effectively to develop preventive policies and programmes.
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List of Figuresp. viii
List of Tablesp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Preface: Towards a Clearer Definition of Alcohol's Role in Casualtiesp. 1
Introduction Themes and Issues in the Study of Drinking and Casualtiesp. 7
Reviewsp. 19
Alcohol and Traumap. 21
Referencesp. 59
Alcohol-Related Casualties in Latin America: a Review of the Literaturep. 67
Referencesp. 80
Alcohol-Related Casualties in Africap. 83
Referencesp. 107
Alcohol-Related Casualties in Oceaniap. 112
Referencesp. 126
Conceptual Issues and Methodsp. 132
Drinking, Alcohol Availability and Injuries: a Systems Model of Complex Relationshipsp. 133
Referencesp. 145
Alcohol in Connection with Industrial and Recreational Accidents: Conceptual and Methodological Issuesp. 149
Referencesp. 156
Causal Inferences About the Role of Alcohol in Accidents, Poisonings and Violencep. 158
Referencesp. 170
Alcohol: Pharmacology, Methods of Analysis and Its Presence in the Casualty Roomp. 172
Referencesp. 186
Research into and Registration of Alcohol-Related Non-Fatal Casualties in Finland: the Need for Improved Classificationp. 188
Studies of National Systemsp. 195
Alcohol-Related Casualty Statistics in Australiap. 197
Referencesp. 212
Finnish Statistics on Alcohol-Related Accidentsp. 215
Referencesp. 226
Alcohol-Related Casualty Statistics in Canadap. 228
Referencesp. 243
Casualties in Poland: Focus on Alcoholp. 245
Referencesp. 257
Alcohol-Related Casualties and Crime in Mexico: Description of Reporting Systems and Results for a Studyp. 259
Referencesp. 272
Exemplary Analysisp. 275
Biological Markers of Alcohol Intake Among 4,796 Subjects Injured in Accidentsp. 277
Referencesp. 286
A Study of Alcohol Use and Injuries Among Emergency Room Patientsp. 288
Referencesp. 298
Accidents and Injuries Among Treated Alcoholics and Their Familiesp. 300
Referencesp. 316
Trends in Alcohol Consumption and Violent Deathp. 319
Referencesp. 340
Sex Differences in Alcohol-Related Casualties: the Case of Self-Destructive Behaviourp. 343
Referencesp. 353
Opportunities and Problems in Conducting Research on Alcohol and Casualties in Developing Countriesp. 356
Referencesp. 378
Research and Policyp. 381
Research on Alcohol-Related Casualties and Public Policy Information Needsp. 383
Alcohol and Casualties: Divergences and Convergences in the Researcher's and Policy Maker's Agendap. 390
Postscriptp. 395
Postscript: Future Directions in Research and Policyp. 397
Appendicesp. 403
The Alcohol Dimension in Casualty Reporting Systemsp. 405
Referencesp. 409
A Proposed Model Establishing an Alcohol-Related Casualty Surveillance Systemp. 411
Referencesp. 422
Authors and Editorsp. 425
Author Indexp. 431
Subject Indexp. 441
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ISBN: 9780415001281
ISBN-10: 0415001285
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 2nd November 1989
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 16.15  x 2.87
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1