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Injury prevention resources

Resources: patients & carers

These are two resource areas available on line:

Injuries ... all about - Better Health Channel
Injuries happen at home, in the workplace and while playing sport. Planning can help prevent injury. Learn what to do in case of an accident or emergency. Injuries may include broken bones, strains, sprains, burns, hypothermia and other trauma.

Farm safety for kids

Dr Shelley Le Cong instructs CPR

Resources for health professionals

This is a small selection of available resources for health professionals:

http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/related-issues/road-safety
A 'one stop info-shop' for people working, studying or interested in the road safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/phe/hrra/hrra.pdf  and http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/phe/hrra/hrra-c06.pdf
Health in Rural and Remote Australia report

http://www.nphp.gov.au/publications/sipp/nipspp.pdf
The National Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Plan: 2004 – 2014

http://eprints.qut.edu.au/6339/1/6339.pdf
Blackman, Ross and Craig, Veitch and Teresa, O'Connor and Mary, Sheehan (2006) Risk and rural road use: all in a day's work and play. In Proceedings Social Change in
the 21st Century, 2006, QUT Carseldine.