L J Cook

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor vehicle crash characteristics and medical outcomes among older drivers in Utah, 1992-1995
    L J Cook
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 35:585-91. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Observed seatbelt usage among drivers of heavy commercial vehicles in Utah
    Lawrence J Cook
    The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1300-4. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of aggressive and DUI crashes
    Lawrence J Cook
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Utah CODES, The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, P O Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    J Safety Res 36:491-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeat patients to the emergency department in a statewide database
    Lawrence J Cook
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:256-63. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic record linkage: relationships between file sizes, identifiers and match weights
    L J Cook
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Methods Inf Med 40:196-203. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Shoulder belts in motor vehicle crashes: a statewide analysis of restraint efficacy
    S Knight
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:65-71. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of crashes involving 16- and 17-year-old drivers: the potential benefit of graduated driver licensing restrictions
    N Z Cvijanovich
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 107:632-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Snowmobile injuries in Utah
    E G Skokan
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1173-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint A population-based assessment of pediatric all-terrain vehicle injuries
    N Z Cvijanovich
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 108:631-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Adults and children in severe motor vehicle crashes: a matched-pairs study
    H M Corneli
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah College of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 36:340-5. 2000

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Motor vehicle crash characteristics and medical outcomes among older drivers in Utah, 1992-1995
    L J Cook
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 35:585-91. 2000
    ..We sought to compare the characteristics and medical outcomes of motor vehicle crashes for drivers 70 years and older with those of drivers between the ages of 30 and 39 years...
  2. doi request reprint Observed seatbelt usage among drivers of heavy commercial vehicles in Utah
    Lawrence J Cook
    The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1300-4. 2008
    ..Our observations demonstrate a need to increase seatbelt usage among heavy commercial vehicle drivers. Specific programs and resources for intervention programs targeting heavy commercial vehicle drivers are warranted...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of aggressive and DUI crashes
    Lawrence J Cook
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Utah CODES, The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, P O Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    J Safety Res 36:491-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeat patients to the emergency department in a statewide database
    Lawrence J Cook
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:256-63. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of repeat users of the emergency department (ED) using a statewide database...
  5. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic record linkage: relationships between file sizes, identifiers and match weights
    L J Cook
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Methods Inf Med 40:196-203. 2001
    ..Linkage results were acceptable when this sum was near the predicted cutoff. This technique enables researchers to determine if enough information exists to perform a successful probabilistic linkage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Shoulder belts in motor vehicle crashes: a statewide analysis of restraint efficacy
    S Knight
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:65-71. 2001
    ..1; 95% Cl = 0.9, 1.4). Average hospital inpatient length of stay, charges and injury severity scores were similar for all restraint types. These results stress the need for the use of a lap belt in conjunction with the shoulder belt...
  7. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of crashes involving 16- and 17-year-old drivers: the potential benefit of graduated driver licensing restrictions
    N Z Cvijanovich
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 107:632-7. 2001
    ..To evaluate the potential effectiveness of graduated driver licensing programs using population-based linked data for motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) that involved teenaged drivers (TDs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Snowmobile injuries in Utah
    E G Skokan
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1173-7. 2001
    ..To describe the epidemiology of snowmobile injuries in Utah...
  9. ncbi request reprint A population-based assessment of pediatric all-terrain vehicle injuries
    N Z Cvijanovich
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 108:631-5. 2001
    ..Efforts to educate parents regarding the risks of ATV use, proper supervision, and use of safety equipment are warranted. Manufacturers of ATVs should continue to improve the safety profile of these inherently unstable vehicles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adults and children in severe motor vehicle crashes: a matched-pairs study
    H M Corneli
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah College of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 36:340-5. 2000
    ..Many articles report seat belt injuries to children. This study examines the effect of child versus adult age and seat belt use on outcome in severe motor vehicle crashes...
  11. pmc The fast and the fatal: street racing fatal crashes in the United States
    S Knight
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Inj Prev 10:53-5. 2004
    ..Compared with other drivers involved in fatal crashes, street racers were more likely to be teenagers, male, and have previous crashes and driving violations. Street racing involves risky driving behaviors and warrants further attention...
  12. ncbi request reprint Crossing county lines: the impact of crash location and driver's residence on motor vehicle crash fatality
    Amy E Donaldson
    Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, 295 Chipeta Way, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, 84158 0289, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:723-7. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Driver seat belt use indicates decreased risk for child passengers in a motor vehicle crash
    Cody S Olsen
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:771-7. 2010
    ..We examined the association between driver restraint use and child emergency department (ED) evaluation following a motor vehicle crash (MVC)...
  14. doi request reprint Household, family, and child risk factors after an investigation for suspected child maltreatment: a missed opportunity for prevention
    Kristine A Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:943-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether a Child Protection Services investigation for suspected child maltreatment is associated with subsequent improvements in household, caregiver, and child risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Underestimating injury mortality using statewide databases
    N Clay Mann
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Trauma 58:162-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing in Utah: is it effective?
    Lisa K Hyde
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:147-54. 2005
    ..We seek to examine the effectiveness of the graduated driver licensing system in Utah by determining whether crash rates of 16-year-old drivers decreased after graduated driver licensing implementation...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Click It or Ticket intervention in Utah
    Andrea M Thomas
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 43:272-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the Click It or Ticket (CIOT) intervention conducted in Utah by comparing changes in safety belt use using observational safety belt surveys pre- and post-intervention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the crash and citation rates of Utah drivers licensed with medical conditions, 1992-1996
    Donald D Vernon
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:237-46. 2002
    ..However, little is known about the effectiveness of these licensing programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of motor vehicle crashes on adverse fetal outcomes
    Lisa K Hyde
    Department of Pediatrics, The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:279-86. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of maternal involvement in motor vehicle crashes on the likelihood of adverse pregnancy outcomes and to estimate the effect of seatbelt use in reducing the occurrence of those outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of repeal of the national maximum speed limit law on occurrence of crashes, injury crashes, and fatal crashes on Utah highways
    Donald D Vernon
    University of Utah, 615 Arapeen Drive, 410 Chipeta Way, Suite 222, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 1284, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:223-9. 2004
    ..These results show an adverse effect on crash occurrence for subsets of crash types and highways, but do not show a major overall effect of NMSL repeal and increased speed limit on crash occurrence on Utah highways...
  21. ncbi request reprint Against all advice: an analysis of out-of-hospital refusals of care
    Stacey Knight
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:689-96. 2003
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  22. doi request reprint Modeling motor vehicle crashes for street racers using zero-inflated models
    Zhuo Li
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:835-9. 2008
    ..However, drivers with increased numbers of non-street-racing citations experience crash risks approaching those of the cited street racers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Resource utilization and its management in splenic trauma
    Amalia Cochran
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Surg 187:713-9. 2004
    ..This study compared resource utilization and its management for splenic injury at 2 level-I trauma centers and a pediatric referral center with other facilities in a state currently developing a trauma system...
  24. doi request reprint The epidemiology of pregnancy-associated emergency department injury visits and their impact on birth outcomes
    Harold B Weiss
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Neurological Surgery, Center for Injury Research and Control, PARKV 203, 3520 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1088-95. 2008
    ..Describe the demographics, injury types, mechanisms, and intents of emergency department (ED) injury visits by pregnant women and to quantify their risk of adverse birth outcomes...
  25. pmc Association of rear seat safety belt use with death in a traffic crash: a matched cohort study
    Motao Zhu
    Bureau of Injury Prevention, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12204, USA
    Inj Prev 13:183-5. 2007
    ..To estimate the association of rear seat safety belt use with death in a traffic crash...
  26. ncbi request reprint Backseat safety belt use and crash outcome
    Motao Zhu
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Injury Prevention, Riverview Center, 3rd Floor West, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204 0677, USA
    J Safety Res 36:505-7. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Trends of behavioral risk factors in motor vehicle crashes in Utah, 1992-1997
    Rebecca Smith
    TraumaLink, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:249-55. 2004
    ..Measure changes in the prevalence of behavioral factors including police-reported fatigue and alcohol intoxication, as well as self-reported seatbelt use, and assess their effect on hospitalization or death after a motor vehicle crash...