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What is Accidental injury?

What is Accidental injury?

  • Accidental injury: An injury that occurs accidentally.
  • Accidental injury: an accident that results in physical damage or hurt.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Accidental injury: Introduction

Types of Accidental injury:

Types of Accidental injury:

Broader types of Accidental injury:

How serious is Accidental injury?

Average life years lost for Accidental injury: 32.0 years (SEER)1; 26.5 in North Carolina2; 26.6 average YPLL/person for unintentional injuries in Michigan3.
Deaths for Accidental injury: 101,537 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 97,860 deaths (NVSR Sep 2001)

What causes Accidental injury?

Causes of Accidental injury: see causes of Accidental injury
Risk factors for Accidental injury: see risk factors for Accidental injury

What are the symptoms of Accidental injury?

Symptoms of Accidental injury: see symptoms of Accidental injury

Accidental injury: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Accidental injury.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Accidental injury.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Accidental injury: see treatments for Accidental injury
Research for Accidental injury: see research for Accidental injury

Society issues for Accidental injury


Cost statistics for Accidental injury: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Accidental injury:

  • Medical costs for poisoning treatment is estimated at $3 billion in the US 1992 (Miller and Lestina, CDC, 1997)
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Hospitalization statistics for Accidental injury: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Accidental injury:
  • 1,007,025 patient days spent in private hospitals for injuries and poisoning in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 1,407,612 patient days spent in public hospitals for injuries and poisoning in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 32.6% of hospitalisations for injuries and poisoning in public hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 87.0% of hospitalisations for injuries and poisoning in private hospitals are single day in Australia 2001-02 (AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Organs Affected by Accidental injury:

Organs and body systems related to Accidental injury include:

Name and Aliases of Accidental injury

Main name of condition: Accidental injury

Class of Condition for Accidental injury: physical

Other names or spellings for Accidental injury:

unintentional injuries, Accidents

Injury
Source - WordNet 2.1

Accidental injury: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Accidental injury:



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
3. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA
 

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