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  1. The mass shooting phenomenon has gained much attention lately as this form of gun violence appears to increase in frequency. Although many organizations collect information on mass shootings (fatal and nonfata...

    Authors: Marisa Booty, Jayne O’Dwyer, Daniel Webster, Alex McCourt and Cassandra Crifasi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:47

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  2. Comprehensive background check (CBC) laws extend background check requirements to private party firearm transfers to prevent firearm acquisitions by prohibited persons. The aim of our study was to estimate the...

    Authors: Alvaro Castillo-Carniglia, Daniel W. Webster and Garen J. Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:45

    Content type: Short Report

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  3. In the United States, the mortality burden of injury is higher among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) than any other racial/ethnic group, and injury contributes to considerable medical costs, years ...

    Authors: Amanda A. Honeycutt, Olga Khavjou, Simon J. Neuwahl, Grant A. King, Meredith Anderson, Andrea Lorden and Michael Reed

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:44

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  4. Increased use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in the United States (U.S.) has been related to acute adverse events from liquid nicotine exposure. Previous studies have reported on these events t...

    Authors: Joanne T. Chang and Brian L. Rostron

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:43

    Content type: Short Report

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  5. Unintentional gun death occurs four times more often in the United States than other high-income countries. Research on these deaths typically has a narrow scope. We believe this is the first study describing ...

    Authors: Sara J. Solnick and David Hemenway

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:42

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  6. We aimed to assess the utility of shock index (SI) to predict the need for massive transfusion protocol (MTP) in patients with solid organ injury (SOI) in a Level 1 Trauma center.

    Authors: Ayman El-Menyar, Gaby Jabbour, Mohammad Asim, Husham Abdelrahman, Ismail Mahmood and Hassan Al-Thani

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:41

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  7. An accurate injury severity measurement is essential in the evaluation of trauma care and in outcome research. The traditional Injury Severity Score (ISS) does not consider the differential risks of the Abbrev...

    Authors: Junxin Shi, Jiabin Shen, Motao Zhu, Krista K. Wheeler, Bo Lu, Brian Kenney, Kathryn E. Nuss and Henry Xiang

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:40

    Content type: Research Methods

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  8. Injury and incident (near miss) prevention is heavily dependent upon robust and high-quality data systems. Evaluations of surveillance systems designed to report factors associated with incidents and injuries ...

    Authors: Caroline F. Finch, Natassia Goode, Louise Shaw and Paul M. Salmon

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:39

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  9. The opioid epidemic in the United States is a national public health crisis. In recent years, marijuana legalization has been increasingly adopted by state governments as a policy intervention to control the o...

    Authors: Stanford Chihuri and Guohua Li

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:38

    Content type: Review

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  10. Research has documented sharp and short-lived increases in firearm acquisitions immediately following high-profile mass shootings and specific elections, increasing exposure to firearms at the community level....

    Authors: Hannah S. Laqueur, Rose M. C. Kagawa, Christopher D. McCort, Rocco Pallin and Garen Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:35

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  11. Workplace injuries are a public health concern, including among adolescents and young adults. Secondary school career-technical-vocational education related injuries are mandated by code under jurisdiction of ...

    Authors: Daniel Uhiara, Derek G. Shendell, Marija Borjan, Judith M. Graber, Koshy Koshy and Margaret Lumia

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:37

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  12. Single-failure survival models are commonly used in injury research. We aimed to demonstrate the application of multiple failure survival models in injury research by measuring the association between arrest a...

    Authors: Vivian H. Lyons, Mary A. Kernic, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, Victoria L. Holt and Marco Carone

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:36

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  13. Injuries are a major concern in childhood. They are especially associated with high morbidity, disability and death in low-income countries. This study aimed at describing mothers’ perceptions, child supervisi...

    Authors: Godfrey Siu, Anthony Batte, Brenda Tibingana, Kennedy Otwombe, Richard Sekiwunga and Nino Paichadze

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:34

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  14. Using data from syndromic surveillance, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) identified an increase in the number of emergency department (ED) visits related to synthetic cannabino...

    Authors: Michelle L. Nolan, Amy Ehntholt, Thomas Merrill, Don Weiss, Ramona Lall and Denise Paone

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:33

    Content type: Short Report

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  15. In France, benzodiazepine anxiolytics and z-hypnotics (zolpidem and zopiclone) account for the largest share of road traffic crash risk attributable to exposure to prescription drugs. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Ludivine Orriols, Gwladys Nadia Gbaguidi, Benjamin Contrand, Blandine Gadegbeku and Emmanuel Lagarde

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:32

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  16. The goal of predictive modelling is to identify the likelihood of future events, such as the predictive modelling used in climate science to forecast weather patterns and significant weather occurrences. In pu...

    Authors: Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, Joseph E. Cavanaugh, Tracy Young, Hongqian Wu, Corinne Peek-Asa and Marizen R. Ramirez

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:31

    Content type: Research Methods

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  17. This study examines social disparities across neighbourhood levels of income, education and employment in relation to overall injury hospital separations in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Further, t...

    Authors: Fahra Rajabali, Alex Zheng, Kate Turcotte, Li Rita Zhang, Diana Kao, Drona Rasali, Megan Oakey and Ian Pike

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:20

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  18. Pediatric firearm-related deaths and injuries are a serious societal problem. Our study’s objective was to determine social workers’ assessment of child neglect with respect to access or potential access to a ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Erin M. Evans, Alycia A. Karsjens and Gerene M. Denning

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):29

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  19. Use of appropriate child passenger safety restraints reduces injury in infants, with rear facing restraints favored over forward facing. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began recommending tha...

    Authors: Yu-Yun Huang, Chang Liu and Joyce C. Pressley

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):28

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  20. Most physicians support counseling patients about firearm injury prevention (FIP), but infrequently do so due to lack of training and low confidence. Interventions to increase counseling frequency should focus...

    Authors: Jacky Z. Kwong, Jennifer M. Gray, Lisa Rein, Ying Liu and Marlene D. Melzer-Lange

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):27

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  21. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the ABCs of safe infant sleep (alone, back, clear crib) to combat the increasing rates of Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID). It is unclear if these reco...

    Authors: Traci Leong, Manon Billaud, Maneesha Agarwal, Terri Miller, Terri McFadden, Jonathan Johnson and Sarah Gard Lazarus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):26

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  22. Although the growth of state-level legalization of marijuana is aimed at increasing availability for adults and the chronically ill, one fear is that this trend may also increase accessibility in younger popul...

    Authors: Joyce C. Pressley, Arushi Arora and Raina Sarmah

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):25

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  23. Each year, approximately 3500 infants in the United States die from sleep-related deaths. The number of sleep-related infant deaths has decreased overall since the 1990s, but disparities in sleep-related death...

    Authors: Anna Briker, Suzanne McLone, Maryann Mason, Nana Matoba and Karen Sheehan

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):24

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  24. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children result in significant morbidity and mortality. There are many mechanisms, both sport and non-sport related, which cause these injuries. Studies have reported that Eme...

    Authors: Holly R. Hanson, Michael A. Gittelman and Wendy J. Pomerantz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  25. Standardized screening tools used by pediatric providers can help determine a child’s injury and social risks. This study determined if an office-based quality improvement program could increase targeted antic...

    Authors: Sarah Denny, Mike Gittelman, Hayley Southworth, Samantha Anzeljc and Melissa Wervey Arnold

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):22

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  26. Drowning is the third cause of non-intentional injury death worldwide. Beaches of Gironde, in southwestern France, are exposed to strong environmental conditions, leading to rip currents and shore breaks. Bath...

    Authors: Éric Tellier, Bruno Simonnet, Cédric Gil-Jardiné, Bruno Castelle, Marion Bailhache and Louis-Rachid Salmi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:17

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  27. Improving New Zealand’s poor workplace safety record has become a high priority following high profile workplace fatal incidents in 2010 and 2014. Existing routine official data are unable to reliably inform o...

    Authors: Rebbecca Lilley, Bronwen McNoe, Gabrielle Davie, Simon Horsburgh, Brett Maclennan and Tim Driscoll

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:16

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  28. Increasing athletic trainer (AT) services in high schools has attracted widespread interest across the nation as an effective instrument to manage injuries and improve children’s health, but there is a lack of...

    Authors: Tao Li, Samuel T. Johnson, Michael C. Koester, Annie Hommel and Marc F. Norcross

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:15

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  29. This paper describes a protocol for determining the incidence of serious fall injuries for Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE), a large, multicenter pragmatic clinical trial...

    Authors: David A. Ganz, Albert L. Siu, Jay Magaziner, Nancy K. Latham, Thomas G. Travison, Nancy P. Lorenze, Charles Lu, Rixin Wang, Erich J. Greene, Cynthia L. Stowe, Lea N. Harvin, Katy L. B. Araujo, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Yuri Agrawal, Rosaly Correa-De-Araujo, Peter Peduzzi…

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:14

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  30. Toy-related injuries have increased significantly in the past decade, in particular those related to ride-on toys. This increase has been attributed to movement related events such as falls and inertial impact...

    Authors: Abbey Fraser, Dao Doan, Mary Lundy, Grant Bevill and Juan Aceros

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:12

    Content type: Review

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  31. Dwarfism, or skeletal dysplasia, is a term used to describe short stature. Injuries to athletes with disabilities and medical co-morbidities, such as those present in the dwarf population, can have significant...

    Authors: Mathew R. Saffarian, Jensen J. Swampillai, Michael T. Andary, Jim R. Sylvain, Salina E. Halliday and Brian Bratta

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:13

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  32. An estimated 2 million youth (in 2017) and 7.9 million adults (in 2015) reported currently using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Reports of poisoning events related to liquid nicotine (e-liquids) ...

    Authors: Joanne T. Chang, Baoguang Wang, Cindy M. Chang and Bridget K. Ambrose

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:10

    Content type: Short Report

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  33. The World Trade Center (WTC) attacks on September 11, 2001 (9/11) resulted in over 2700 fatalities and thousands injured. Injury on 9/11 has been identified as a risk factor for physical and mental health cond...

    Authors: Melanie H. Jacobson, Robert M. Brackbill, Patricia Frazier and Lisa M. Gargano

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:8

    Content type: Research Methods

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  34. Firearm workplace homicides are a significant problem in the United States. We sought to provide a current, national-level examination of these crimes and examine how perpetrators accessed firearms used in wor...

    Authors: Mitchell L. Doucette, Maria T. Bulzacchelli, Shannon Frattaroli and Cassandra K. Crifasi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:5

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  35. The original subsequent injury categorisation (SIC-1.0) model aimed to classify relationships between chronological injury sequences to provide insight into the complexity and causation of subsequent injury oc...

    Authors: Liam A. Toohey, Michael K. Drew, Lauren V. Fortington, Miranda J. Menaspa, Caroline F. Finch and Jill L. Cook

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:9

    Content type: Short Report

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  36. Bicycle-related injuries are among the most common recreational injuries for children in Canada; moreover, bicycle-motor vehicle collisions often result in serious injuries. This study seeks to examine environ...

    Authors: Tona M. Pitt, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Gavin R. McCormack, Andrew W. Howard, Camilla Piatkowski, Brian H. Rowe and Brent E. Hagel

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:7

    Content type: Short Report

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  37. In the US more than 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner. The most severe violence, violence that ends in death, disproportionately affects women. Curren...

    Authors: Neil Websdale, Kathleen Ferraro and Steven D. Barger

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:6

    Content type: Commentary

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  38. Unintentional falls from heights, including balconies, result in life threatening traumatic injury. Alcohol, when combined with environmental factors and poor judgement, can potentially lead to fatal outcomes....

    Authors: Kathryn B. Schaffer, Gary Schwendig, Fady Nasrallah, Jiayan Wang and Jess F. Kraus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:4

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  39. The medical legalization of marijuana has been shown to result in an increased risk of motor vehicle injuries. In Colorado, commercialization of recreational marijuana (initiation of retail sales) occurred on ...

    Authors: Christine Chung, Kristin Salottolo, Allen Tanner II, Matthew M. Carrick, Robert Madayag, Gina Berg, Mark Lieser and David Bar-Or

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:3

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  40. Project Lazarus (PL) is a seven-strategy, community-coalition-based intervention designed to reduce opioid overdose and dependence. The seven strategies include: community education, provider education, hospit...

    Authors: Apostolos A. Alexandridis, Nabarun Dasgupta, Agnieszka D. McCort, Christopher L. Ringwalt, Wayne D. Rosamond, Paul R. Chelminski and Stephen W. Marshall

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:2

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  41. Concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, is a major public health concern affecting 42 million individuals globally each year. However, little is known regarding concussion risk factors across all concussio...

    Authors: Kathryn L. Van Pelt, Dain Allred, Kenneth L. Cameron, Darren E. Campbell, Christopher J. D’Lauro, Xuming He, Megan N. Houston, Brian R. Johnson, Tim F. Kelly, Gerald McGinty, Sean Meehan, Patrick G. O’Donnell, Karen Y. Peck, Steven J. Svoboda, Paul Pasquina, Thomas McAllister…

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:1

    Content type: Original Contribution

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