Unintentional Injuries to Disabled Persons: An Unrecognized Yet Preventable Problem

Authored by: Louis Hugo Francescutti , David A. Sleet , Linda Hill , Henry Xiang

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-121

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Abstract

Although medicine is able to enhance quality of life and life expectancy for those with disabilities, individuals with disabilities of all ages, including infants, youth, adults, and seniors, are more likely to be injured.

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