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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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 paper written...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 502–512.
Published: 01 April 1982
...-such as increased 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (2): 463–467.
Published: 01 April 1994
.... Charges and 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (1): 189–202.
Published: 01 February 1993
.... Aside from 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (3): 534–537.
Published: 01 June 1984
....: 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; swimming...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (6): 1089–1120.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., P., R. Irons, and J. 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
.... It is often impossible to identify all the potential victims or 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... Safety 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
... 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 focusing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (5): 1103–1106.
Published: 01 October 2015
... for “Logan.” 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
... of 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 Alcohol...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 April 1986
... disease profile, in which the leading causes of death, disability, and illness (e.g., ischemic heart disease, cancer, automobile and other accidents, etc.) now appear to be associated less with biological than with lifestyle factors; the seeming impotence of traditional medical approaches...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (2): 295–319.
Published: 01 April 2006
... available from the New Zealand study. Duke University Press 2006 Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). 2002 . Comparison of International Schemes That Compensate for Medical Injury . ACC Background Paper. Wellington, New Zealand: ACC. ____. 2003 . A Comprehensive Study of the Cost...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 435–438.
Published: 01 April 1989
... the establishment of the first 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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (1): 76–98.
Published: 01 February 1983
... of Motorcycle Fatality Counts, 1975- 1980 (Based on data for motorcycle fatalities from the Fatal Accident Reporting System, U.S. Department of Transportation) Estimating excess deaths. The next step in the incidence methodology converted estimates of the adjustment factor into estimates...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 273–292.
Published: 01 April 2002
...., and G. McCarty. 1992 . Investigational Drugs and Vaccines Fielded in Support of Operation Desert Storm. Military Medicine 157 : 404 -406. Bertollini, R., D. DiLallo, P. Mastroiacovo, and C. Perucci. 1990 . Reduction of Births in Italy after the Chernobyl Accident. Scandinavian Journal of Work...