Drowning in Canada – Spring 2014

Thumbnail-of-NationalCompass-DrowningThe Canadian Injury Compass is a series of short and succinct evidence summary reports on a specific injury topic. Useful to practitioners and researchers alike, the Compass provides a quick snapshot of current Canadian national level data about the injury topic while highlighting important elements like the risk factors, major trends in injury rates and prevention strategies.

This Spring 2014 edition of the Canadian Injury Compass focuses on Hospitalization of infants, children and youth due to Drowning in Canada between 2006-2010. Emphasizing the message that safety around water is paramount with vulnerable populations like infants, children and youth, the report highlights incidence of Drowning in Canada, and recommends preventative strategies to reduce injuries and prevent fatalities.

Drowning in Canada - Spring 2014
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