Gary S Sorock

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-drinking history and fatal injury in older adults
    Gary S Sorock
    Geriatric Research Services, 312 Central Avenue Glyndon, MD 21071, USA
    Alcohol 40:193-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Glove use and the relative risk of acute hand injury: a case-crossover study
    Gary S Sorock
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:182-90. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal factors and the prevalence of transient exposures at the time of an occupational traumatic hand injury
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:832-40. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A reliability study of potential risk factors for acute traumatic occupational hand injuries
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:336-43. 2002
  5. pmc Injuries at work in the US adult population: contributions to the total injury burden
    Gordon S Smith
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA gordon
    Am J Public Health 95:1213-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute traumatic occupational hand injuries: type, location, and severity
    Gary S Sorock
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:345-51. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A case-crossover study of transient risk factors for occupational hand trauma by gender
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Injury Epidemiology, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:790-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and acute traumatic workplace injury in hourly manufacturing employees
    Keshia M Pollack
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:204-11. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Central nervous system medication changes and falls in nursing home residents
    Gary S Sorock
    Geriatric Research Services, Glyndon, MD, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:334-40. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized coding of injury narrative data from the National Health Interview Survey
    Helen M Wellman
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:165-71. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-drinking history and fatal injury in older adults
    Gary S Sorock
    Geriatric Research Services, 312 Central Avenue Glyndon, MD 21071, USA
    Alcohol 40:193-9. 2006
    ..Drinking increased the risk of suicide more for women than for men. Drinking history in older adults is associated about equally with an increased risk of fatal injury from falls, motor vehicle crashes, and suicides...
  2. ncbi request reprint Glove use and the relative risk of acute hand injury: a case-crossover study
    Gary S Sorock
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:182-90. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Temporal factors and the prevalence of transient exposures at the time of an occupational traumatic hand injury
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:832-40. 2003
    ..9%). These results suggest that acute hand injuries occur earlier in the workday and safety programs should place increased vigilance on these times...
  4. ncbi request reprint A reliability study of potential risk factors for acute traumatic occupational hand injuries
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:336-43. 2002
    ....
  5. pmc Injuries at work in the US adult population: contributions to the total injury burden
    Gordon S Smith
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA gordon
    Am J Public Health 95:1213-9. 2005
    ..We estimated the contribution of nonfatal work-related injuries on the injury burden among working-age adults (aged 18-64 years) in the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute traumatic occupational hand injuries: type, location, and severity
    Gary S Sorock
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:345-51. 2002
    ..The generalizability of these results should be limited to clinic-based patients employed in similar occupations. The results of this study may suggest possible prevention strategies for acute traumatic hand injuries...
  7. ncbi request reprint A case-crossover study of transient risk factors for occupational hand trauma by gender
    David A Lombardi
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Injury Epidemiology, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:790-7. 2007
    ..Thus, greater emphasis should be placed on the planning of safer working environments for all workers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and acute traumatic workplace injury in hourly manufacturing employees
    Keshia M Pollack
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:204-11. 2007
    ..Workplace safety personnel might consider adding policies or programs that address weight reduction and maintenance as part of ongoing comprehensive workplace safety strategies...
  9. doi request reprint Central nervous system medication changes and falls in nursing home residents
    Gary S Sorock
    Geriatric Research Services, Glyndon, MD, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:334-40. 2009
    ..No changes in other medication categories had a significant effect on fall risk. These data suggest that the risk of falls among nursing home residents is significantly elevated within 3 days of a CNS medication change...
  10. ncbi request reprint Computerized coding of injury narrative data from the National Health Interview Survey
    Helen M Wellman
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:165-71. 2004
    ..To investigate the accuracy of a computerized method for classifying injury narratives into external-cause-of-injury and poisoning (E-code) categories...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laceration injuries among workers at meat packing plants
    Chunbo Cai
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:403-10. 2005
    ..Employees in meat packing experience one of the highest occupational laceration injury rates in the US...
  12. ncbi request reprint Analysis of recurrent event data under the case-crossover design with applications to elderly falls
    Xianghua Luo
    Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Stat Med 27:2890-901. 2008
    ..These methods are illustrated using data from a study of the effect of medication changes on falls among the elderly...
  13. doi request reprint Circumstances of fatal lockout/tagout-related injuries in manufacturing
    Maria T Bulzacchelli
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:728-34. 2008
    ..Over the past few decades, hundreds of manufacturing workers have suffered fatal injuries while performing maintenance and servicing on machinery and equipment. Using lockout/tagout procedures could have prevented many of these deaths...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of low back pain in three occupational groups in Shanghai, People's Republic of China
    Kezhi Jin
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    J Safety Res 35:23-8. 2004
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  15. pmc The challenge of cross-cultural collaborative research: lessons learnt from a pilot case-crossover study of severe occupational hand trauma in the People's Republic of China
    Kezhi Jin
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, PR China
    Inj Prev 13:133-6. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Sharps-related injuries in health care workers: a case-crossover study
    David N Fisman
    Hamilton Department of Social and Public Health Services, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 114:688-94. 2003
  17. doi request reprint Preventing fatalities in building bombings: what can we learn from the Oklahoma City bombing?
    Mary T Glenshaw
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:27-31; discussion 31-3. 2007
    ..This study assesses factors associated with fatality risk among individuals exposed to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fatigue increases the risk of injury from sharp devices in medical trainees: results from a case-crossover study
    David N Fisman
    Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA, 19102, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:10-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between fatigue and workplace injury risk among medical trainees and nontrainee healthcare workers...