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Preventing river drowning deaths: Lessons from coronial recommendations

Peden, Amy E.; Franklin, Richard; Leggat, Peter


Issue addressed: Coronial data provide rich information on drowning causal factors. Coroners may make recommendations to prevent future drowning events. Rivers are the leading drowning location in Australia. This study examines coronial recommendations associated with unintentional fatal drowning in Australian rivers from an injury prevention perspective. Methods: All river drowning cases in Australia between 1 July 2002 and 30 June 2012 were extracted from the National Coronial Information...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.1002/hpja.24


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