Injury prevention and treatment

Listed below are research projects we have done on topics related to injury prevention and treatment.

  • Community injury prevention / Safe Communities needs assessments for New Plymouth District (evidence review, analyses of census, health, police, transport and other statistics, interviews, written questionnaire survey)

New Plymouth District Injury Prevention Needs AssessmentNew Plymouth District Injury Needs Assessment

  • Social, economic and cultural influences on suicide patterns (evidence review, analysis of health statistics)
  • Family violence (evidence review, analysis of police statistics and family violence service data, interviews)
  • Review of Code of Practice for child-resistant packaging (evidence review, written questionnaires, observation)
  • Rural perceptions of drink-driving (interviews)
  • Use of acupuncture to treat musculo-skeletal injury (evidence review)

Acupuncture report


  • Non-pharmaceutical management of pain (evidence review)