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Wisconsin's violent death reporting system: monitoring and responding to Wisconsin's violent deaths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15779719     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 2003, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Injury Prevention Program, a grant to participate in a multistate project called the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). The purpose of the Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS) is to link violent death records (death certificates, police reports, medical examiner and coroner reports, crime laboratories, and perhaps child fatality review teams) from the same event, promote more timely information retrieval, describe in detail circumstances that may have contributed to the violent death, and identify and characterize perpetrators and their relationships to victims. This article describes the development of WVDRS and its importance in understanding and preventing violent injury and death in Wisconsin.
Authors:
Randall L Glysch; Linda J Hale; Carrie Nie; Stephen W Hargarten; Murray L Katcher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin     Volume:  104     ISSN:  1098-1861     ISO Abbreviation:  WMJ     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-22     Completed Date:  2005-04-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9716054     Medline TA:  WMJ     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health Promotion, Madison, WI 53701, USA. glyscrl@dhfs.state.wi.us
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents / statistics & numerical data
Cause of Death
Data Collection / methods
Databases, Factual*
Homicide / statistics & numerical data
Humans
Medical Record Linkage
Mortality / trends*
Population Surveillance / methods*
Suicide / statistics & numerical data
Violence / statistics & numerical data*
Wisconsin / epidemiology

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