Describes the cost and magnitude of the injury problem in America and looks at the response by the public and private sectors, including: data and surveillance needs; research priorities; trauma care systems development; infrastructure support, including training for injury professionals; firearm safety; and coordination among federal agencies.

Richard J. Bonnie, Carolyn E. Fulco, & Catharyn T. Liverman, eds., Reducing the Burden of Injury: Advancing Prevention and Treatment, National Academy Press (1999).