Wraparound care for youth injured by violence: study protocol for a pilot randomised control trial

2015 (Completed)

Carolyn Snider, Depeng Jiang, Sarvesh Logsetty, Trevor Strome, and Terry Klassen

Injury by violence is the fourth cause of death and the leading reason for a youth to visit an emergency department (ED) in Canada. In Winnipeg, 20% of youth who visit an ED with an injury due to violence have a second visit for a subsequent violent injury within 1 year. Youth injured by violence are in a reflective and receptive state of mind, rendering the ED setting appropriate for intervention.

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