Research Briefs

Title

Recurrent Violent Injury: Magnitude, Risk Factors and Opportunities For Intervention From a Statewide Analysis

Date of this Version

10-24-2016

Abstract

Key Findings: More than 11% of patients presenting to a hospital with a violent injury return to a hospital with another violent injury within two to three years. Recurrent violent injury is common and costly. Effective prevention programs should also target high-risk patients in non-trauma centers where most receive care.

Document Type

Brief

Number

2

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Date Posted: 09 December 2016