1.1Injury: a major health problem worldwide
1.2International cooperation to address the problem
1. ABOUT THIS MANUAL
1.3What and who is this manual for?
1.4What does the manual do?
1.5Getting the most out of the manual
2. INJURY: AN INTRODUCTION TO
TERMS AND ANALYTICAL TOOLS
2.1What is an injury?
2.2Types of injury
2.3Epidemiology of injuries
2.3.1What is epidemiology?
2.3.2Using models to analyse the epidemiology of injuries
Epidemiological model of an injury caused by a motorcycle collision
A motorcycle collision model: possible injury prevention strategies
2.3.3Using the injury spectrum
The injury spectrum
2.3.4Using Haddon’s Matrix
Analysis of a motor vehicle collision using Haddon’s Matrix
3.1What is surveillance?
3. INJURY SURVEILLANCE:
AN INTRODUCTION TO TERMS
3.2Why do surveillance?
3.3What are the steps required for surveillance?
3.3.1Defining the problem
3.3.2Collecting the data
3.3.3Entering and processing the data
3.3.4Interpreting the data
3.3.5Reporting the results
3.3.6Using the results to plan interventions
3.3.7Evaluating the surveillance system
3.3.8Keeping the system up to date
3.4What are the attributes of a good surveillance system?
4. HOW TO DESIGN AND BUILD AN
INJURY SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
4.1Designing and building by steps
4.2Step 1: Identify stakeholders
4.3Step 2: Define system objectives
4.4Step 3: Define “a case”
4.5Step 4: Identify data sources
4.5.1Potential data sources
4.5.2Assessing and selecting data sources
4.6Repeat steps 1 through 4
4.7Step 5: Assess available resources
4.8Step 6: Inform and involve stakeholders
4.9Step 7: Define data needs
4.9.1Data sets: the building blocks of a surveillance system
4.9.2Choosing data sets and the data for each set
4.9.3Using standard classifications and codes
4.9.4Classifying and coding the data
4.9.5Classifying and coding core data
4.9.6Classifying and coding supplementary data
4.12Step 10: Design and distribute reports
4.13Step 11: Train staff and activate the system
4.14Step 12: Monitor and evaluate the system
4.14.1Retrospective evaluation of an injury surveillance system
4.14.2Process evaluation of an injury surveillance system
4.14.3System environment evaluation of an injury surveillance system
INJURY/POISONING FORM USED IN A JAMAICAN HOSPITAL