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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 664–672.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Daniel Swartzman Richard H. Gaskins, Environmental Accidents: Personal Injury and Public Responsibility (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989), 459 pp., $34.95. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 References Barrett , W. 1962 . Irrational Man. Garden City, NY...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
..., should result in more accidents and deaths. We used data from fifty states and the District of Columbia from 1976–1980, representing 255 observations. (No prior study has as many observations or controls for as many covariates.) Using econometric models of the data, we present evidence for two of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... injury. Both are for the same year and region of New Zealand, a country that has maintained a no-fault system of accident compensation for a quarter of a century. Just over 2 percent of hospital admissions were associated with an adverse event that was potentially compensable under scheme criteria. While...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 August 1985
... out a satisfactory evaluation of alternative safety inspection program designs are obtainable. Unfortunately, serious policy-relevant empirical research is costly; for that reason, more conclusive findings may never be available. Each year automobiles are involved in 20 million accidents...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... a consideration of alternative means of achieving effective, efficient passenger restraint. Introduction The automobile, the quintessential symbol of American affluence and progress, is also this country’s leading source of accident-related death This is a revised version of a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 502–512.
Published: 01 April 1982
... productivity or economic growth- while making little impact on accident rates; and (4) that it neglects industrial illness in favor of its futile attempts to cut accidents. Not surprisingly, therefore, OSHA has been used as a stock example that “over- regulation” is a pressing problem. In...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 463–467.
Published: 01 April 1994
... countercharges continue to fly among providers, trial lawyers, consumer groups, and insurers. This debate has however been uninformed, taking place in an empirical vacuum without data to guide policymakers. How severe are patient injuries due to medical accidents, and what is the frequency of such...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 534–537.
Published: 01 June 1984
... (Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1983), 219 pp., $25.00 Specialists in health policy are used to seeing a world divided into government programs. On our conceptual maps, occupational safety and health problems are found in one place, car accidents in another, drug overdoses in yet another...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1103–1106.
Published: 01 October 2015
....” Marcella is no stranger to the author of Trapped in America's Safety Net . She is Andrea Louise Campbell's sister-in-law and is married to her brother, Dave Campbell. The author is a professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The car accident and subsequent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 189–202.
Published: 01 February 1993
... living donors, who currently provide about 21 percent of transplanted kidneys, virtually all organ donors are victims of fatal acci- dents-trauma or cerebrovascular accidents. There is a well-established trend of decline in the rate of accidental deaths; between 1978 and 1988 I. One...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
... the specific manu- facturer and distributor of the substance to which any one individual was exposed. Asbestos, DES (diethylstilbesterol), and the accident at Bhopal are the best- known examples of toxic torts that have reached the courts; pesticides, food ad- ditives, industrial chemicals...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1176–1177.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., transportation accidents and the spraying of pesticides, the known dan- ger of farm and construction work, the presence of hazardous waste land- fills, nuclear and chemical weapons sites in rural areas, and other environ- mental hazards. Last, there should have been more about the relationship between the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 816–818.
Published: 01 August 1984
... of the work is indexed by disease, condition, or type of accident (e.g., measles, frostbite, or burning). Under each heading is a list of people who either suffered from it (in boldface type) or died from it (in italics), and a brief, one-line tidbit of information. These entries are cross...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 1993
... drink or how much they drive. Ross’s suggestion (p. 118) that we could re- duce alcohol-related traffic accidents by, say, raising the gasoline tax may be true but is not very satisfying. One interpretation is that Ross is putting a positive spin on what is basically bad news: we cannot reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
... the American Public Health Association, Boston. Klein , T. M. 1981 . The Effect of Raising the Minimum Legal Drinking Age on Traffic Accidents in the State of Maine. Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Males , M. A. 1986 . The Minimum Purchase Age for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
...,13 and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration groups all drivers “under 25” in its latest annual report of data from the Fatal Accident Reporting System.14 The research reported here was undertaken to examine some patterns of involvement of drivers in fatal crashes, particularly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. 1983 . Fatal Accident Reporting System. Washington, DC: DOT. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. 1985 . Measuring Health Care, 1960–1983. Paris: OECD. Ruffin , Roy , and Paul R. Gregory. 1985 . Principles of Microeconomics, (2nd...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1089–1120.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Nicholl. 2001 . Will Alternative Immediate Care Services Reduce Demands for Non-urgent Treatment at Accident and Emergency? Emergency Medicine Journal 18 : 482 -487. Covello, V. T. 1992 . Risk Communication: An Emerging Area of Health Communication Research. In Communication Yearbook , ed. S...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 435–438.
Published: 01 April 1989
... state workers’ com- pensation systems during the 1910s. He argues that the “moral legitimacy of cap- ital” was undermined by high accident rates, increasing radicalism among workers, persistent discourse over who was at fault for accidents, and the meager awards offered to the injured or widowed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 532–534.
Published: 01 June 1984
... problems are found in one place, car accidents in another, drug overdoses in yet another; swimming accidents, gunshot wounds, and falls are unlikely to be on our maps at all. For us, Robertson’s book is novel, in that it draws boundaries around these problems very differently. Robertson’s...