Bridget Kool

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Hospitalised and fatal head injuries in Viti Levu, Fiji: findings from an island-wide trauma registry (TRIP 4)
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand b kool auckland ac nz
    Neuroepidemiology 38:179-85. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint 'A child restraint for every child on every trip'
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:61-5. 2014
  3. pmc Perceptions of adult trauma patients on the acceptability of text messaging as an aid to reduce harmful drinking behaviours
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Res Notes 7:4. 2014
  4. pmc Characteristics of fatal and hospital admissions for burns in Fiji: a population-based study (TRIP Project-2)
    Mable Taoi
    Research Unit, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji
    Burns 38:758-62. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Association between prescription medications and falls at home among young and middle-aged adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 18:200-3. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Deaths and hospital admissions as a result of home injuries among young and middle-aged New Zealand adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:16-26. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Fire-related child deaths: what do newspaper case reports tell us?
    B Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:654-6. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Hospitalisations and deaths due to unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home amongst young and middle-aged New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 42:496-500. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk and protective factors for falls in the home environment in a population-based survey of young and middle-aged adult New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:63-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisations and deaths due to unintentional falls at home among working-aged New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 38:570-5. 2007

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Publications24

  1. pmc Hospitalised and fatal head injuries in Viti Levu, Fiji: findings from an island-wide trauma registry (TRIP 4)
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand b kool auckland ac nz
    Neuroepidemiology 38:179-85. 2012
    ..A disproportionately greater burden is borne by low- and middle-income countries. The incidence and characteristics of fatal and hospitalised head injuries in Fiji are unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint 'A child restraint for every child on every trip'
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:61-5. 2014
    ..This information should be used by all health professionals to advocate for and implement this important injury prevention initiative. ..
  3. pmc Perceptions of adult trauma patients on the acceptability of text messaging as an aid to reduce harmful drinking behaviours
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Res Notes 7:4. 2014
    ..However, they are underutilised in hospitals due to resource constraints. We explored the perspectives of admitted trauma patients about the appeal, acceptability and content of a Brief Intervention (BI) delivered via text messages...
  4. pmc Characteristics of fatal and hospital admissions for burns in Fiji: a population-based study (TRIP Project-2)
    Mable Taoi
    Research Unit, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji
    Burns 38:758-62. 2012
    ..However, the epidemiology of burn-related injuries in Pacific Island Countries is unclear. This study investigated the incidence and demographic characteristics associated with fatal and hospitalised burns in Fiji...
  5. doi request reprint Association between prescription medications and falls at home among young and middle-aged adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 18:200-3. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that, as in the case of older people, younger working aged adults who use multiple prescription medications are at increased risk of falls, an aspect that should be considered in falls prevention programmes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Deaths and hospital admissions as a result of home injuries among young and middle-aged New Zealand adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:16-26. 2011
    ..This study describes the epidemiology of unintentional home injuries resulting in death or admission to hospital among young and middle-age New Zealanders...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fire-related child deaths: what do newspaper case reports tell us?
    B Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:654-6. 2003
    ..To describe the accuracy and public health relevance of newspaper accounts of child deaths from fire-related incidents...
  8. doi request reprint Hospitalisations and deaths due to unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home amongst young and middle-aged New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 42:496-500. 2011
    ..To describe the incidence and characteristics of unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home resulting in death or hospital inpatient treatment amongst young and middle-aged New Zealanders...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of risk and protective factors for falls in the home environment in a population-based survey of young and middle-aged adult New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:63-6. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of hazards in the home environment that may contribute to unintentional falls among young and middle-aged New Zealanders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisations and deaths due to unintentional falls at home among working-aged New Zealanders
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 38:570-5. 2007
    ..To describe the incidence and characteristics of unintentional fall-related injuries at home resulting in death or hospital inpatient treatment among working-aged New Zealanders...
  11. doi request reprint Innovation and effectiveness: changing the scope of school nurses in New Zealand secondary schools
    Bridget Kool
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:177-80. 2008
    ..To describe the changing role of school nurses in eight New Zealand (NZ) secondary schools from low socio-economic areas with high Pacific Island and Māori rolls...
  12. doi request reprint The contribution of alcohol to falls at home among working-aged adults
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Alcohol 42:383-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, a substantial proportion of falls at home among working-age people can be attributed to alcohol consumption. This largely unrecognized problem should be addressed in falls prevention programs...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol in unintentional falls among young and middle-aged adults: a systematic review of epidemiological studies
    B Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 15:341-7. 2009
    ..To appraise the published epidemiological evidence quantifying the risk of falls associated with acute and usual alcohol consumption among young and middle-aged adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unintentional falls at home among young and middle-aged New Zealanders resulting in hospital admission or death: context and characteristics
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:75-84. 2010
    ..This study investigates the characteristics and contexts of unintentional falls at home among young and middle-aged adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preventing child unintentional injury deaths: prioritizing the response to the New Zealand Child and Adolescent Injury Report Card
    Mike Shepherd
    Children s Emergency Department, Starship Hospital, Auckland District Health Board Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand General Practitioner, Auckland, New Zealand Institute of Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand Starship Trauma Service, Starship Hospital, Auckland District Health Board New Zealand Safekids New Zealand Children s Emergency Department, Starship Hospital, Auckland District Health Board Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:470-4. 2013
    ..To develop recommendations for child unintentional injury prevention by comparing New Zealand's child unintentional injury mortality and injury prevention policies with those of European countries...
  16. pmc A profile of injury in Fiji: findings from a population-based injury surveillance system (TRIP-10)
    Iris Wainiqolo
    College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji
    BMC Public Health 12:1074. 2012
    ..However, the epidemiological profile of injuries in Pacific Islands has received little attention. We used a population-based-trauma registry to investigate the characteristics of all injuries in Viti Levu, Fiji...
  17. doi request reprint Fatal and hospitalised childhood injuries in Fiji (TRIP Project-3)
    Asilika Naisaki
    College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:63-7. 2013
    ..We describe the epidemiology of childhood injuries resulting in death or hospital admission in Fiji using a population-based registry...
  18. doi request reprint Unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home amongst young and middle-aged New Zealanders resulting in hospital admission: context and characteristics
    Sarah Sharpe
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 43:1985-9. 2012
    ..This study investigated the characteristics and contexts of unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home amongst young and middle-aged adults...
  19. doi request reprint Longer term health of young and middle-aged adults following unintentional falls at home resulting in hospitalisation
    Josephine Williams
    Selwyn Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 43:103-8. 2012
    ..This population-based study investigated the longer-term health, physical and psychological outcomes following such injuries, and the predictors of these sequelae...
  20. pmc Alcohol and risk of admission to hospital for unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home: a population-based case-crossover study
    Simon Thornley
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:852. 2011
    ..We used a case-crossover study to investigate the role of acute alcohol use (i.e., drinking during the previous 6 h) in unintentional cutting or piercing injuries at home...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury in children: Management practices in the acute care setting
    Bridget Kool
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Emerg Med Australas 26:376-83. 2014
    ..This research explored the decisions clinicians make in their assessment and management of children with MTBI in acute care settings, and identified barriers and enablers to the delivery of best-practice care...
  22. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury: improving quality of care in the paediatric emergency department setting
    Sarah Sharpe
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:170-6. 2012
    ..This study investigated the extent to which the documentation of key indicators of healthcare quality in the emergency department (ED) setting was consistent with clinical guidelines for the management of children with mild TBI (MTBI)...
  23. doi request reprint Child and adolescent injury report card: New Zealand 2009
    Victoria Bland
    Children s Emergency Department, Starship Hospital, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:783-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the status of New Zealand's child and adolescent unintentional injury prevention...
  24. doi request reprint Head injury incidence and mortality in New Zealand over 10 Years
    Bridget Kool
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuroepidemiology 41:189-97. 2013
    ..In New Zealand, trends over time and the socio-economic distribution of the cause-specific incidence of head injuries have received little attention...