Journal article

The impacts of injury at the individual, community and societal levels: a systematic meta-review

S Newnam, A Collie, AP Vogel, H Keleher

PUBLIC HEALTH | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2014

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Injury is a major public health problem. While the impacts of injury on the injured person are well documented, there is relatively little knowledge about the impacts of injury on those individuals and groups in the community connected to the injured person. This study seeks to describe this breadth of research using a meta-review methodology. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic meta-review. METHODS: To gain a better understanding of the known impacts of injury on family, community and society, a systematic meta-review of injury outcomes research literature was conducted. Seventy-eight peer-reviewed published literature reviews were included in the meta-review. RESULTS: Of these, 70 reporte..

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