Performance Improvement 1999. Injury/Violence Prevention

02/01/1999

TITLE: Evaluation of MMWR Recommendations/Bike Helmets

ABSTRACT: The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) published recommendations on the use of bicycle helmets in preventing head injuries in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) of February 17, 1995. The evaluation of the bicycle helmet guidelines offers a timely opportunity to explore "lessons learned" before NCIPC develops and disseminates future guidelines.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

FEDERAL CONTACT: Jeffrey Sacks, M.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 770-488-4652

PIC ID: 6700

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Battelle Corporation Arlington, VA

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 6/15/99