Injury Control and Violence Prevention

The Injury Control & Violence Prevention page is designed to enhance awareness within the trauma community and the public on the importance of trauma prevention.

Scroll down below for EAST Practice Management Guidelines and Evidence Based Reviews related to injury control and violence prevention as well as to find links to important websites and resources. Check out our collection of pertinent Traumacasts. You can also follow the conversation on Twitter at @EAST_ICVP

EAST Statement on Firearm Injury Prevention
Published in Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery - January 2019 - Volume 86 - Issue 1 - p 168–170
Published in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Open - March 2019

Proceedings Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention: A Public Health approach to reduce  death and disability in the United States, Chicago, Illinois, February 10-11, 2019

EAST ICVP Community Outreach Program
Held during the Annual Scientific Assembly, this one-day event is coordinated by the EAST Injury Control and Violence Prevention Committee, with volunteers traveling into the community to deliver high-quality, high-profile injury prevention programs. Learn more here and check out videos from past events below.

2020 - Stop the BleedSM, Distracted Driving,  Fire Safety and Burn First Aid, and Careers in Medicine - Watch the YouTube Video

2019 - Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety, Firearm Safety, Stop the Bleed and Careers in Medicine - Watch the YouTube Video

2017 - Public Access Hemorrhage Control and Training for Non-Medical Personnel - Watch the YouTube Video

2016 - Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety, Teen Violence, and Substance Abuse - Watch the YouTube Video

2015 - Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety, Teen Violence, and Substance Abuse - Watch the YouTube Video

2014 - Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety, Teen Violence, and Substance Abuse - Watch the YouTube Video

2013 - Distracted Driving, Vehicle Safety, Teen Violence, and Substance Abuse - Watch the YouTube Video

Important Websites

Resources

EAST Practice Management Guidelines and Evidence Based Reviews

EAST Traumacasts related to Injury Control and Violence Prevention

Distracted/Impaired Driving Prevention

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