ERIC Number: ED046728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Apr
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Proceedings, AMA Congress on Environmental Health Problems, Impact of Environment on Accidental Injuries and Fatalities (3rd, Chicago, Illinois, April 4-5, 1966).
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.
Included are 21 papers presented at the third AMA Congress on Environmental Health Problems. The problem of accidents is considered by several panels: Panel 1, The Environmental Health Problem; Panel 2, The Medical Problem; Panel 3, Prevention and Mitigation; and Panel 4, Accident Research. Panel 1 reviews the nature of accidents, accident probability, home environment and accidents, psycho-social influence on accidents, and occupational and rural accidents. Panel 2 explores vehicular injuries and treatment, secondary complications, accidents of children and the aged, poisoning treatment and prevention, and recreational accidents. Panel 3 relates to the design of automobiles and highways, emergency cases, the driver, architectural barriers, and the physician's role. Panel 4 considers research design, measurement of human factors, data collection, and the systems approach to highway accidents. A panel discussion is included for each panel. (PR)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Accidents, Conference Reports, Design Requirements, Environment, Health, Injuries, Resource Materials, Safety
American Medical Assoc., 535 North Dearborn, Chicago, Ill. 60610 (free)
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.