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What Is Injury

Medical conditions resulting from injuries are common. Injuries sustained by any age groups are among the most common cause of hospitalisations and deaths in government hospitals. Injury can be divided into unintentional (accidental) which is the most common type, followed by intentional (non-accidental). PCommon causes of unintentional injury :

  • Road traffic injury
  • Falls
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Drowning

Common causes of intentional injury:

  • Assault and homicide
  • Self-harm such as self mutilation and suicide
Last Reviewed : 22 May 2008
Writer : Dr. Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusoff
    Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Mohamad Nor
Reviewer : Dr. Marzida Abd Latib