Accidents in the Year 2000: Accident and Traumatology by Prof.dr. R. M. Lapré, Dr. J. P. Mackenbach (auth.)

By Prof.dr. R. M. Lapré, Dr. J. P. Mackenbach (auth.)

In order to chart the best way for long term rules within the box of public healthiness, the Dutch govt must have the very best perception into power destiny tendencies and the issues to which those might supply upward push. It used to be in order to compiling a few long-range reviews that the autonomous steerage Committee on wellbeing and fitness situations used to be organize in 1983. In 1985 the guidance Committee appointed a board of specialists to behavior a long-range research of "Accidents and traumatology" (traumatology being that point of medication desirous about the remedy of coincidence victims). In shut session with this board, the Institute of Public well-being and Social drugs of the Erasmus college Rotterdam performed a state of affairs examine, the result of that are in short summarized lower than. 0.1 goals and procedure The study had ambitions: To discover attainable "autonomous" advancements (in the feel of being autonomous of presidency intervention) within the box of injuries and the therapy of twist of fate sufferers. To specify the consequences of attainable coverage measures, when it comes to either the prevention of injuries and enhancements within the take care of twist of fate sufferers. The learn was once exploratory instead of predictive. It didn't transcend the 12 months 2000, because it was once felt that the speed of swap during this box governed out taking a look a lot extra than ten to 15 years ahead.

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The modest-growth variant is generally considered the most realistic. The high-growth variant may be regarded as an exceptional one with less prospect of realization. e. economic stagnation (zero annual growth in National Income). This variant does not occur in the CPB projections. One possibility would be a scenario in which additional pressure is exerted on the already unstable world economy as a consequence of new or recurrent international conflicts or a new oil crisis, etc. This would lead to the kind of economic circumstances encountered in the 1930s.

9 Development of exposure, accident risk, incidence of injury, case fatality and mortality of occupational accidents, by branch of industry, 1970-1984 Branche of industry Year Exposure (man-years/ 1,000 inhab. Accident risk (victims/ man-year) Incidence of injury (victims/ 1,000 inhab. ) Case fatality (deaths/100 victims) Mortality deaths/ 100,000 inhab. 08 1. 15 * These figures than the sum Source: Adaptation of (Occupational refer to all categories of employment and are therefore higher total of the three categories of employment mentioned separately.

Modest economic growth means a situation similar to the average economic growth experienced since 1973. High economic growth means a period of extremely favourable economic development reminiscent of the boom years 1950-1973. Economic stagnation means a period of extremely unfavourable economic development, as experienced in the 1930s. "Low Probability, High Impact"-type developments are those which, while not particularly likely to occur, could lead to widely diverging results in the field of accidents.

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