Gary S Sorock
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Alcohol-drinking history and fatal injury in older adultsGary 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...
- Glove use and the relative risk of acute hand injury: a case-crossover studyGary S Sorock
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 1:182-90. 2004....
- Temporal factors and the prevalence of transient exposures at the time of an occupational traumatic hand injuryDavid 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...
- A reliability study of potential risk factors for acute traumatic occupational hand injuriesDavid A Lombardi
Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
Am J Ind Med 42:336-43. 2002....
- Injuries at work in the US adult population: contributions to the total injury burdenGordon 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...
- Acute traumatic occupational hand injuries: type, location, and severityGary 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...
- A case-crossover study of transient risk factors for occupational hand trauma by genderDavid 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...
- Association between body mass index and acute traumatic workplace injury in hourly manufacturing employeesKeshia 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...
- Central nervous system medication changes and falls in nursing home residentsGary 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...
- Computerized coding of injury narrative data from the National Health Interview SurveyHelen 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...
- Laceration injuries among workers at meat packing plantsChunbo 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...
- Analysis of recurrent event data under the case-crossover design with applications to elderly fallsXianghua 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...
- Circumstances of fatal lockout/tagout-related injuries in manufacturingMaria 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...
- Prevalence of low back pain in three occupational groups in Shanghai, People's Republic of ChinaKezhi Jin
School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
J Safety Res 35:23-8. 2004....
- 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 ChinaKezhi Jin
School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, PR China
Inj Prev 13:133-6. 2007....
- Sharps-related injuries in health care workers: a case-crossover studyDavid N Fisman
Hamilton Department of Social and Public Health Services, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Am J Med 114:688-94. 2003
- 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...
- Fatigue increases the risk of injury from sharp devices in medical trainees: results from a case-crossover studyDavid 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...