Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie,
MD, PhD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Injuries are a major public
health problem worldwide, and are by far the leading cause of death and disability
for children from early childhood through adolescence.1- 4 We
sought to explore temporal trends in the incidence of traumatic death among
children in Finland.
Parkkari J, Mattila V, Niemi S, Kannus P. Injury-Related Deaths Among Finnish Children, 1971-2001. JAMA. 2003;289(6):702-703. doi:10.1001/jama.289.6.702