Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death and disability in the United States which results in hospitalizations, long rehabilitation and enormous health care costs. Many of the injuries are avoidable by using appropriate safety precautions. The Emergency Nurses Association provides links to a multitude of programs geared to both unintentional and intentional injuries.
The National ENA has many resources for turnkey injury prevention programs listed on their website.Visit the ENA website to learn more.
“If a disease were killing our children at the rate unintentional injuries are, the public would demand that this killer be stopped.”
C. Everett Koop - M.D., Sc.D., former U.S. Surgeon General