Table 1

Selected national ISSs in accident and emergency departments

CountrySystemInjury typeSample?AgeReference
USANational Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS)ProductYesChild 2
AustraliaInjury Surveillance Information System (ISIS)AllYesAll 11
CanadaCanadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention  Programme (CHIRPP)AllNoAll 12
Europe-wideEuropean Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System  (EHLASS)1-150 Home and leisureYesAll 13
UKHome/Leisure Accident Surveillance System  (HASS/LASS)Home and leisureYesAll 14
NetherlandsDutch Injury Surveillance System (LIS)AllYesAllConsumer Safety Institute, Amsterdam,  personal communication
GreeceEmergency Department Injury Surveillance System  (EDISS)AllYesAll 15
  • 1-150 EHLASS contributors are Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK.