Describe an approach to traumatic injury from a gender perspective.
Identify gender issues in clinical cases of trauma and injury.
Discuss the injury model and public health approach to injury and trauma.
Explain basic concepts related to trauma at a level appropriate for junior medical students.
1. An example of a public health approach to road traffic injusry is the WHO World Health Day 2004 - Road Safety is No Accident. Text on the poster shown on this page is: 1.2 million people will die this year as a result of road crashes; more than 3200 deaths each day. http://www.who.int/world-health-day/2004/en/ accessed March 20, 2006