Title

Injury

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Psychology

RAS ID

1455

Comments

This chapter was originally published as: Thomson, N. J., & Brooks, J. A. (2003). Injury. In Thomson, Neil (Eds.). The health of Indigenous Australians (pp. 442-466). Location: Oxford University Press.Original book available here.

Abstract

Every Australian gets injured at some time in their life. Injury is a majore health problem in this country, accounting in 1999 for 6.5% of all deaths.