Illness and Injury Prevention

Prevention of illnesses and injuries is a key but often overlooked component in the continuum of emergency and critical care. Prevention can possibly have the greatest impact on reducing mortality and morbidity.
This resource has been designed to assist you, your clients and their families with on-line access to information concerning illnesses and injuries and pro-active prevention measures. The following is only a sampling of resources available on-line. Many of these websites include links to other sites and resources. Many of the sites also provide you with free or low-cost printed materials that you can order or download.

Distracted Driving
Dog Bite Prevention
Firearm Safety
Infant Safe Sleeping Practices
Injuries Among Older Adults
Product Safety and Recalls
Poison Control and Prevention
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SUID/SIDS)