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Foundations and methods

Injury prevention: General principles

Addressing the socioeconomic safety divide: A policy briefing by L Laflamme et al. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2009.

Global burden of disease: 2004 update. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.

Preventing injuries: A guide for ministries of health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007.

Violence, injuries, and disability biennial report, 2006-2007. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.

World report on child injury prevention edited by Peden, M. et al. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.

World report on violence and health edited by Krug, E. et al. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.

Measuring injuries


Injury: A leading cause of the global burden of disease, 2000, edited by Peden, M., McKee, K., Krug, E. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.

Injury surveillance

Epi Info. (A software package for personal computers running Windows 98 or above that allows users to develop questionnaires and forms; customize data entry; enter and analyze data; and produce statistics, tables, graphs, and maps. For more information, visit the CDC web site at http://www.cdc.gov/epiinfo/

Guidelines for conducting community surveys on injuries and violence edited by D. Sethi, S. Habibula, and others. World Health Organization: Geneva, 2004.

Guidelines for evaluating surveillance systems by D. Klaucke, M. Buehler, M. Thacker, et al. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. May 6, 1988, 37(S-5):1–18 http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001769.htm

Injury surveillance guidelines edited by Y. Holder, M. Peden, E. Krug, and others. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001.

Updated guidelines for evaluating public health surveillance systems: Recommendations from the guidelines working group by R. R. German et al. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. July 27, 2001, 50(RR13):1–35

Community surveys

Guidelines for conducting community surveys on injuries and violence edited by D. Sethi, S. Habibula, and others. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.

World health survey: Guide to administration and question by question specifications: Short questionnaire. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.

Injury epidemiology and descriptive studies

Health research methodology: A guide for training in research methods, 2nd ed. Manila, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2001.

Analytical studies in injury epidemiology

Health research methodology: A guide for training in research methods, 2nd ed. Manila, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2001.


Unintentional injuries

Road traffic injuries

Faces behind the figures: Voices of road traffic crash victims and their families. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007.

5-year WHO strategy on road traffic injury prevention by M Peden, M Krug, D Mohan, and others. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001.

Helmets: A road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2006.

Road traffic injury prevention training manual by D. Mohan, G. Tiwari, M. Khayesi, and F. Nafukho. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2006.

Speed management: A road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners. Geneva, Global Road Safety Partnership, 2008.

World report on road traffic injury prevention edited by M. Peden and others. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.

Global status report on road safety: Time for action. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000.

Drowning

Children and drowning. Geneva, World Health Organization, n.d.

Facts about injuries: Drowning. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003.

Final recommendations of the World Congress on Drowning, Amsterdam 26–28 June 2002. Amsterdam, de Maatschappij tot Redding van Drenkelingen, 2002.

World report on child injury prevention edited by M. Peden et al. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.


Fall injuries

Preventing falls: How to develop community-based fall prevention programs for older adults. Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008.

Preventing falls: What works: A CDC compendium of effective community-based interventions from around the world by J. A. Stevens and E. D. Sogolow. Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008.

WHO global report on falls prevention in older age. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007.

World report on child injury prevention edited by M. Peden et al. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.


Burns

A WHO plan for burn prevention and care edited by Mock, C., Peck, M., and Krug K. Geneva, World Health Organization. 2008.

Burns (Chapter 4) in World report on child injury prevention edited by Peden, M. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.

Facts about burns. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001.

Management of burns in surgical care at the district hospital. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007.

Child poisoning

International programme on chemical safety, Guidelines for poison control. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1997.

Management of poisoning: A handbook for health care workers by Henry, J. A. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1997.

World report on child injury prevention edited by Peden, M. et al. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2008.


Workplace injuries

Safety and health at work is everyone’s concern: Risk assessment tool. Bilbao, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, 2007.

Gender, Health, and Work. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.


Occupational Health (brochure). Geneva, World Health Organization, nd.



Violence and intentional injuries

Child maltreatment

Guidelines for medico-legal care for victims of sexual violence. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003.

Preventing child maltreatment: A guide to taking action and generating evidence by A Butchart, A. Phinney, and T. Furness. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.

World report on violence against children by P. Pinheiro. Geneva: United Nations, 2006.

World report on violence and health edited by E. Krug, L. Dahlbery, J. Mercy, A. Zwi, and R. Lozano. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.

Suicide

At-a-glance: Safe reporting on suicide. Newton, Massachusetts, USA: Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2007.

Briefing: Suicide prevention. WHO European ministerial conference on mental health. Copenhagen, Denmark: World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2005.

For which strategies of suicide prevention is there evidence of effectiveness? Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Guidance for community organisations involved in suicide prevention. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Youth Development Wellington, 2005.

Preventing suicide: A resource at work. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.

Preventing suicide: A resource for counsellors. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.

Preventing suicide: A resource for general physicians. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.

Preventing suicide: A resource for media professionals. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2008.

Preventing suicide: A resource for primary health care workers. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.

Preventing suicide: A resource for teachers and other school staff. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.

Preventing suicide: How to start a survivors’ group. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2000.


Preventing suicide in jails and prisons. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2007.

Primary prevention of mental, neurological, and psychosocial disorders. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1998.

Safer access to pesticides: Community interventions. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.

Self-directed violence (Chapter 7) in World report on violence and health edited by E. Krug, L. Dahlbery, J. Mercy, A. Zwi, and R. Lozano. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.

Suicide prevention in Europe: The WHO European monitoring survey on national suicide prevention programmes and strategies. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.

Violence prevention: Guns, knives and pesticides: Reducing access to lethal means. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2009.

Youth violence

Handbook for the documentation of interpersonal violence prevention programmes. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Manual for estimating the economic costs of injuries due to interpersonal and self-directed violence by A. Butchart et al. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2008

Preventing violence: A guide to implementing the recommendations of the World report on violence and health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004

Preventing violence and reducing its impact: How development agencies can help. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2008

Preventing violence by developing life skills in children and adolescents. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2009

Prevention of violence: a public health priority. Geneva: World Health Organization, 1996.

World report on violence against children by P.S. Pinheiro. Geneva: United Nations, 2006.

World report on violence and health by E. Krug, J. Mercy, A, Zwi, R. Lozano (editors). Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.

WHO facts on youth violence and alcohol. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2006.


Exposure to violence in youth

The effects of childhood stress on health across the lifespan ¨JS Middlebrooks and NC Audage. Atlanta, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008.


Intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women

Developing policies to prevent injuries and violence: Guidelines for policy-makers and planners. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: Taking action and generating evidence. World Health Organization: Geneva, 2010.

Preventing violence: A guide to implementing the recommendations of the World report on violence and health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2005.

World report on violence and health edited by EG Krug et al. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.



Societal responses to injury and violence

Prehospital care

Prehospital trauma care systems by S. Sasser, M. Varghese, A. Kellerman, and D. Lormand. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2005.

Trauma care systems

Guidelines for essential trauma care by C. Mock, J. Lormand, J. Goosen, and M. Peden. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Guidelines for trauma quality improvement programmes. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2009.

Essential trauma care project checklists for surveys of trauma care capabilities. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Mass casualty management systems: Strategies and guidelines for building health sector capacity. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2007.



Disability and rehabilitation

CBR: A strategy for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, poverty reduction and social inclusion of people with disabilities: Joint position paper. International Labour Office, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization and the World Health Organization. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Convention on the rights of people with disabilities and optional protocol. Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, December 13, 2006.

ICF checklist. Version 2.1a, clinician form for international classification of functioning, disability and health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003.

ICF browser. A searchable online version of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in a number of languages. Available at http://apps.who.int/classifications/icfbrowser/

International classification of functioning, disability and health: Introduction. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2001.

Standard rules on the equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities. Adopted by the Forty-eighth United Nations General Assembly, December 20, 1993.

World programme of action concerning disabled persons. Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, December 3, 1982.


Advocacy for injury prevention

Adding power to our voices: A framing guide for communicating about injury. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008.

Developing policies to prevent injuries and violence: Guidelines for policy-makers and planners edited by S. Schopper, J. Lormand, and R. Waxweiller. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2004.

Preventing injuries and violence: A guide for ministries of health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2007.

WHO communications toolkit. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2007.
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