Prevention of unintentional injury in the community setting
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Prevention of unintentional injury in the community setting

Nita Muir Principal lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton
Clare Bennett Senior lecturer, Primary care nursing, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester

This article focuses on the types of unintentional injuries that may occur in the community and individuals who are most vulnerable. It discusses the nurse’s role in the prevention of injuries through the assessment of risk and health promotion strategies.

Nursing Standard. 24, 42,50-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.06.24.42.50.c7851

Correspondence

N.Muir@bton.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review