Ediriweera Br Desapriya

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of the 1994 alcohol production and sales deregulation policy on traffic crashes and fatalities in Japan
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:776-85. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A brief educational program improves awareness regarding whiplash prevention among a cohort of vehicle fleet managers in British Columbia, Canada
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, B C Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:373-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Bull bars and vulnerable road users
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:86-92. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Compulsory child restraint seat law and motor vehicle child occupant deaths and injuries in Japan 1994-2005
    E Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculties of Medicine and Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:93-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Conventional vision screening tests and older driver motor vehicle crash prevention
    E Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:124-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Infant injuries from child restraint safety seat misuse at British Columbia Children's Hospital
    Ediriweera Br Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, UK
    Pediatr Int 50:674-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Vision improvement and reduction in falls after expedited cataract surgery Systematic review and metaanalysis
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Department of Paediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:13-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Do light truck vehicles (LTV) impose greater risk of pedestrian injury than passenger cars? A meta-analysis and systematic review
    E Desapriya
    BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health Neurons to Neighbourhoods, Formerly Centre for Community Child Health Research, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:48-56. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Injury prevention in child death review: child pedestrian fatalities
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Inj Prev 17:i4-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of paediatric injuries related to child restraint seats: are children at higher risk of injury outside the vehicle than inside?
    E B R Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculties of Medicine and Surgery, University of British Columbia, BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:196-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Impact of the 1994 alcohol production and sales deregulation policy on traffic crashes and fatalities in Japan
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Asia Pac J Public Health 24:776-85. 2012
    ..To control for potential confounders, per capita alcohol consumption, unemployment rate, and vehicle miles travelled (VMT) were also added to the model. The exponents of the fitted coefficients are equivalent to the IRRs...
  2. doi request reprint A brief educational program improves awareness regarding whiplash prevention among a cohort of vehicle fleet managers in British Columbia, Canada
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, B C Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:373-7. 2012
    ..This study examined whether a brief educational intervention could improve awareness regarding whiplash injuries and prevention strategies among a cohort of vehicle fleet managers...
  3. doi request reprint Bull bars and vulnerable road users
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:86-92. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Compulsory child restraint seat law and motor vehicle child occupant deaths and injuries in Japan 1994-2005
    E Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculties of Medicine and Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:93-7. 2008
    ..It was found that the compulsory CRS law enacted in April 2000 did not result in a statistically significant reduction in child MV occupant fatalities and injuries in Japan...
  5. doi request reprint Conventional vision screening tests and older driver motor vehicle crash prevention
    E Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:124-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Infant injuries from child restraint safety seat misuse at British Columbia Children's Hospital
    Ediriweera Br Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, UK
    Pediatr Int 50:674-8. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Vision improvement and reduction in falls after expedited cataract surgery Systematic review and metaanalysis
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Department of Paediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:13-9. 2010
    ..To quantify the benefits of expedited cataract surgery in improving visual acuity and reducing fall-related injuries in the older population...
  8. doi request reprint Do light truck vehicles (LTV) impose greater risk of pedestrian injury than passenger cars? A meta-analysis and systematic review
    E Desapriya
    BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health Neurons to Neighbourhoods, Formerly Centre for Community Child Health Research, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:48-56. 2010
    ..The specific objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to quantify and compare the impact of light truck vehicles (LTVs) versus conventional cars on pedestrian fatal injury...
  9. doi request reprint Injury prevention in child death review: child pedestrian fatalities
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Inj Prev 17:i4-9. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of paediatric injuries related to child restraint seats: are children at higher risk of injury outside the vehicle than inside?
    E B R Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculties of Medicine and Surgery, University of British Columbia, BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:196-8. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration limit to 0.03 on male, female and teenage drivers involved alcohol-related crashes in Japan
    E Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Center for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:181-7. 2007
    ..It is recommended that future research and resources in other countries be focused on these factors as determinants to reduced alcohol-related crashes...
  12. ncbi request reprint The risk of injury and vehicle damage in vehicle mismatched crashes
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 12:191-2. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Child motor vehicle occupant and pedestrian casualties before and after enactment of child restraint seats legislation in Japan
    E B R Desapriya
    Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai Tsukubashi, Ibraki 305 8571, Japan
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:225-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of compulsory child restraint seats legislation in April 2000 was to reduce the number of child passengers killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Severity of alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in British Columbia: case - control study
    E Desapriya
    BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, 4480 Oak Street, L 408, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:89-94. 2006
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of on-reserve road versus off-reserve road motor vehicle crashes in Saskatchewan, Canada: a case control study
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:1005-20. 2011
    ..There is an overwhelmingly high incidence of severe injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) among Aboriginal Canadians as compared with the general population...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Adolescents alcohol related traffic accidents and mortality in 1999-2000--problem and solutions]
    E B R Desapriya
    Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 8571, Japan
    Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai Zasshi 37:168-78. 2002
    ..Unlike major causes of deaths such as cancer and heart diseases and despite the critical problem in public health, there are few epidemiological studies on youth involvement in traffic accidents, morbidity and mortality in Japan...
  17. ncbi request reprint International policies on alcohol impaired driving: are legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits in motorized countries compatible with the scientific evidence?
    E B R Desapriya
    Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 8571, Japan
    Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai Zasshi 38:83-102. 2003
    ..This review is an attempt to examine in detail the available information about legal BAC limit laws, and issue of considerable interest to both policy makers and the public...
  18. ncbi request reprint Political economy of tobacco control policy on public health in Japan
    E B R Desapriya
    Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukubashi, Ibaraki 305 8571, Japan
    Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai Zasshi 38:15-33. 2003
    ..Continued research in this area will be necessary to determine the most effective policies of reducing tobacco related problems in Japan...
  19. pmc Risks on the roads
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    CMAJ 174:1743. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of graduated driver licensing on fatalities in 16-year-olds
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Pediatrics 118:2252-3; author reply 2253-4. 2006
  21. pmc Sports utility vehicles and vulnerable road users
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Am J Public Health 97:S4-5. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Traffic safety and sports utility vehicles
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    Lancet 368:201-2. 2006
  23. pmc The safety of older drivers
    Ediriweera Desapriya
    CMAJ 177:1392. 2007