Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):30
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Social workers’ determination of when children’s access or potential access to loaded firearms constitutes child neglect
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 ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):29
Restraint use and injury in forward and rear-facing infants and toddlers involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash on a U. S. Roadway
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):28
An educational intervention for medical students to improve self-efficacy in firearm injury prevention counseling
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):27
Marijuana use in U.S. teen drivers: a comparison of a road-side survey of reported use and fluid tests for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):25
Pilot of primary care physician discussion and resource allocation after screening for unintentional injuries and social determinants of health
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):22
To better understand and prevent suicide and homicide, the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the National Violent Death Reporting S...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:18
Characteristics of drowning victims in a surf environment: a 6-year retrospective study in southwestern France
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:17
Identifying opportunities to prevent work-related fatal injury in New Zealand using 40 years of coronial records: protocol for a retrospective case review study
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:16
The impact of high school athletic trainer services on medical payments and utilizations: a microsimulation analysis on medical claims
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:15
Protocol for serious fall injury adjudication in the Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) study
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:14
Pediatric safety: review of the susceptibility of children with disabilities to injuries involving movement related events
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:12
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:13
National estimates of poisoning events related to liquid nicotine in young children treated in US hospital emergency departments, 2013–2017
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) ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:10
Prescription opioids, alcohol and fatal motor vehicle crashes: a population-based case-control study
The prevalence of prescription opioid use among drivers has increased markedly in the past two decades. The purpose of this study is to assess the associations of prescription opioid use and alcohol use with t...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:11
Conducting a study to assess the long-term impacts of injury after 9/11: participation, recall, and description
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:8
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:5
Comparison of subsequent injury categorisation (SIC) models and their application in a sporting population
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:9
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:7
The domestic violence fatality review clearinghouse: introduction to a new National Data System with a focus on firearms
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:6
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....
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:4
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 ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:3
Associations between implementation of Project Lazarus and opioid analgesic dispensing and buprenorphine utilization in North Carolina, 2009–2014
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:2
A cohort study to identify and evaluate concussion risk factors across multiple injury settings: findings from the CARE Consortium
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...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:1
After the publication in 1985 of Injury in America and the establishment of an injury center at the Centers for Disease Control, there was a concerted attempt to create an “injury field.”
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:47
Association between emergency department utilization and the risk of child maltreatment in young children
This study aims to assess the association between emergency department (ED) utilization and the risk of child maltreatment.
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:46
The burden of hospitalized sports-related injuries in children: an Australian population-based study, 2005–2013
There is concern about recent increase and severity of sports-related injuries in children. Despite the benefits of sports participation, injuries may carry long-term health consequences. We aimed to evaluate ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:45
Game of Thrones is a popular television series known for its violent and graphic portrayal of the deaths of its characters. This study aimed to examine the mortality and survival of important characters in Game o...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:44
Increasing U.S. rates of pedestrian injuries could be attributable in part to changing policies and attitudes towards drugs and associated increases in use, yet drug use has not been investigated widely as a r...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:43
People with lower limb loss that live in the community fall at a rate that exceeds that of other vulnerable populations such as hospitalized elderly people. Past research in a small single state study has iden...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:42
Incidence of emergency department presentations for traumatic brain injury in Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents aged 15–64 over the 9-year period 2007–2015 in North Queensland, Australia
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Previous studies have shown that males have a higher incidence than females, and Indigenous populations have a higher rate than non-Indi...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:40
Unintentional injuries among children aged 1–5 years: understanding the burden, risk factors and severity in urban slums of southern India
Globally, 5.82 million deaths occurred among children under the age of five years in 2015 and injury specific mortality rate was 73 per 100,000 population. In India, injury specific mortality rate is around 2....
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:41
Epidemiology of alcohol-related unintentional drowning: is post-mortem ethanol production a real challenge?
Post-mortem (PM) ethanol production may hamper the interpretation of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in victims of drowning. Different exclusion criteria (e.g. cases with low BAC or with protracted interval ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:39
Firearm-related injuries cause significant morbidity and mortality in the United States (US), consuming resources and fueling political and public health discourse. Most analyses of firearm injuries are based ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:38
Injuries are a leading cause of death and acquired disability, and result in significant medical spending. Prior estimates of injury-related cost have been limited by older data, for certain population, or spe...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:37
Interrupted time series design to evaluate the effect of the ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM coding transition on injury hospitalization trends
Implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) in the U.S. on October 1, 2015 was a significant policy change with the potential to affect est...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:36
A longitudinal study of work-related injuries: comparisons of health and work-related consequences between injured and uninjured aging United States adults
Age may affect one’s susceptibility to the myriad physical hazards that may pose risks for work-related injuries. Aging workers are not only at risk for work-related injuries but, also, at even higher risk for...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:35
Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths in spite of preventive efforts. Prevention strategies could be advanced through new analytic approaches that allow us to better conceptualize the c...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:34
Epidemiologic comparison of ankle injuries presenting to US emergency departments versus high school and collegiate athletic training settings
Ankle sprains account for a large proportion of injuries presenting to both United States (US) emergency departments (EDs) as well as high school (HS) and collegiate school athletic training settings. The epid...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:33
The effect of transitioning to ICD-10-CM on acute injury surveillance of active duty service members
Acute injuries are a burden on the Military Health System and degrade service members’ ability to train and deploy. Long-term injuries contribute to early attrition and increase disability costs. To properly q...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:32
The effectiveness of introducing detection cameras on compliance with mobile phone and seatbelt laws: a before-after study among drivers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Because Saudi Arabia (SA) has struggled with the burden of Road Traffic Injuries (RTIs) for decades, a new automated citations system was implemented in 2018 to improve compliance with seatbelt and mobile phon...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:31
Choking injuries in children are a significant public health problem. The present study was aimed at examining the epidemiologic patterns of choking injuries in children using Italian official data from hospit...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:30
Injuries in girls’ soccer and basketball: a comparison of high schools with and without athletic trainers
Sports injuries impose physical and economic burdens on high school athletes, yet only 37% of high schools have access to a fulltime certified athletic trainer (AT). Although intuitively there are multiple ben...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:29
Using opinion leaders to address intervention gaps in concussion prevention in youth sports: key concepts and foundational theory
Behavioral interventions to increase disclosure and proper management of concussion in youth sports have unrealized potential when it comes to preventing concussion. Interventions have focused on changing indi...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:28
Workers compensation-reported injuries among security and law enforcement personnel in the private versus public sectors
Private and Public security and law enforcement (SLE) sectors perform multiple overlapping job duties.
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:27
As a consequence of severe knee injuries, knee osteoarthritis (OA) seems prevalent in retired professional footballers. However, some epidemiological data remain missing, for instance whether knee OA is also p...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:26
Concussion knowledge, attitudes and reporting intention among adult competitive Muay Thai kickboxing athletes: a cross-sectional study
Muay Thai kickboxing is a full-contact combat sport with a high incidence of head trauma, yet little is known about these athletes’ concussion knowledge and attitudes. This study aims to describe and quantify ...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:25
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will radically re-shape the health and well-being of people in the United States in good ways and bad. We set out to estimate a reasonable time-to-adoption using cost-effectivenessmod...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:24
Characteristics of sports and recreation-related emergency department visits among school-age children and youth in North Carolina, 2010–2014
Sports and recreational activities are an important cause of injury among children and youth, with sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) being of particular concern given the developing brain. This pa...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:23
Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all fatalities and serious injuries from road traffic crashes, while increasing safe and equitable mobility for all. In 2015, the United States’ Department of Transportat...
Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:21
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