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Amanda Tovell

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Mobility scooter-related injuries and deaths

Despite media attention and community discussion about the risks and benefits of mobility scooter use, there are few substantial evidence-based reviews of these largely unregulated consumer products. This report provides an overview of mobility scooter-related injuries.
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Electrical injuries: hospitalisations and deaths 2014–15 and 2015–16

This report provides an overview of cases admitted to hospital with an electrical injury or a fatal electrical injury in Australia between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2016.
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Spinal cord injury, Australia 2014–15

In 2014–15, 264 newly incident cases of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) due to external causes were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register.
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Hospitalised injuries in older Australians: 2011-12

This report examines the most frequent causes of hospitalisations due to injury sustained by Australians, aged 65 years or older, during the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012. Summary As Australia's population gets older, increasing numbers of older people are being admitted to...
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Young people and alcohol: the role of cultural influences

This report was produced by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) at Flinders University. It comprises a comprehensive literature review addressing a wide range of social and cultural factors that potentially impact on young Australians aged 14- 24 in relation to...