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Firearms and Gun Control
Accident Prevention - Does it Prevent Traumatic Injury?

Trauma Mailing List

The Great Firearms Debate
Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Internet Resources
Trauma - The Disease

Violence - Director of the World Health Organisation


Trauma Statistics

World Health Organisation - Violence & Injury Prevention

United States
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) contains data on all fatal crashes in the United States.
Fatal Analysis Reporting System Database
US Department of Transport
National Pediatric Trauma Registry
Multi-center Pediatric Trauma Registry
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Center for Disease Control
CDC Wonder is a searchable database for mortality and some morbidity statistics
Injury Mortality
Statistics from CDC

  • National Injury Mortality Statistics
  • State Injury Mortality
  • Leading Causes of Death
  • Years of Potential Life Lost
    Health, United States, 1996-97 and Injury Chartbook
    National Center for Health Statistics (Adobe Acrobat File)

    Injury Prevention Main Internet Resources

    Injury Control Network
    Injury Prevention Web

    Injury Prevention (Journal)

    Injury Prevention Foundations

    American Trauma Society
    Trauma Foundation (San Francisco)

    American Association of Automotive Medicine

    Academic Injury Prevention Centres

    Australian National Injury Prevention Surveillance Unit

    Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research

    Italian Safety Technology Institute

    New Zealand
    Injury Prevention Research Unit: Dunedin, Otago

    Karolinska Institute

    United States
    American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Prevention
    Center for Violence and Injury Control (CVIC)
    Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA and Philadelphia, PA .
    Center for Injury Research and Control (CIRCL)
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC)
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    Emory Center for Injury Control
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
    Injury Control Training and Demonstration Center (ICTDC)
    West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV.
    Trauma Foundation
    San Francisco General Hospital
    San Francisco Injury Center for Research and Prevention
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco General Hospital. San Francisco, CA.
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center (SCIPRC)
    UCLA, Los Angeles CA.
    University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center
    Chapel Hill, NC.
    University of Alabama Injury Control Research Center
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
    Harvard Injury Control Center
    New England Injury Prevention Research Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA.
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
    Colorado Injury Control Research Center
    Colorado State University, University of Colorado & Colorado DPHE.
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center
    Midwestern Injury Prevention Consortium - Iowa City, IA.
    Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
    (KIRPC) - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
    William Lehman Injury Research Center
    University of Miami School of Medicine.
    Center for Violence Prevention and Control
    University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN.
    Center for the Advanced Study of Public Safety and Injury Prevention
    Albany School of Public Health, Rensselaer, NY.
    Loyola University Injury Prevention
    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
    University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center