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External Resources

  • The Incidence and Economic Burden of Injuries in the United States: Published in April 2006, this book examines the lifetime costs associated with the injuries that occur in just one year in the United States.
  • Model Trauma Systems Planning and Evaluation Toolkit: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Healthcare Preparedness, has released a document and self-assessment tool designed to assist trauma care professionals, public health officers, and health policy experts respond to and medically manage day-to-day as well as mass casualty, injury-related incidents within their community. This document represents the contributions of representatives from more than 25 Federal and National professional organizations.

Trauma Registry

The Utah Trauma registry is maintained by the Intermountain Injury Control Research Center (IICRC). Please see the Utah Trauma Registry Web site for trauma registry public resources, including the Utah Trauma Registry Data Dictionary.


Reports and Fact Sheets

Questions? Contact Bob Jex at rfjex@utah.gov or 801-273-4161. For Trauma Registry and Reports and Fact Sheets, contact Shari Hunsaker at sharihunsaker@utah.gov or 801-273-6667.

Updated February 27, 2013