Dog bites in Australian children
Kimble, Roy M., Dallow, Natalie, Franklin, Richard, and Wallis, Belinda (2011) Dog bites in Australian children. Medical Journal of Australia, 195 (11/12). pp. 635-636.
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[Extract] Dogs have been companions of humans for over 12 000 years and have become an inseparable part of rural and urban life. Many breeds continue to do valuable work — managing livestock on farms, guiding the visually impaired, sniffing out contraband, and as guard dogs. Most of the 3.4 million dogs in Australia are family pets, with 36% of households owning a dog.1 Unfortunately, as a result of this close relationship, dog bites are common.
|Item Type:||Article (Editorial)|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111712 Health Promotion @ 50%|
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111704 Community Child Health @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920409 Injury Control @ 100%|
|Projects:||Injury Prevnetion in Queensland|
|Deposited On:||27 Feb 2012 12:04|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 01:24|
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