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Northern Ontario MDs seek solution to region's huge accidental-death toll.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8673969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A recently published study discussed the trauma-related death toll that plagues northeastern Ontario, which has a much higher death rate from nonintentional trauma than the rest of the province Dr. Gary Bota, one of the study authors hates calling these tragedies accidents because that implies a random, act-of-God nature that he does not accept. "They're not accidents," he maintains. "They're patterns, just like infectious diseases."
T Spears
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne     Volume:  155     ISSN:  0820-3946     ISO Abbreviation:  CMAJ     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-09     Completed Date:  1996-08-09     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9711805     Medline TA:  CMAJ     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic / mortality*,  statistics & numerical data*
Emergency Medicine
Off-Road Motor Vehicles
Ontario / epidemiology
Rural Population
Wounds and Injuries / epidemiology*,  mortality,  prevention & control

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