J F Kraus

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of certain drug-testing programs on injury reduction in the workplace: an evidence-based review
    J F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:103-8. 2001
  2. ncbi A field trial of back belts to reduce the incidence of acute low back injuries in New York City home attendants
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:97-104. 2002
  3. ncbi Physical complaints, medical service use, and social and employment changes following mild traumatic brain injury: a 6-month longitudinal study
    Jess Kraus
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:239-56. 2005
  4. ncbi Facial trauma and the risk of intracranial injury in motorcycle riders
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90024, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:18-26. 2003
  5. ncbi Suicides at work: misclassification and prevention implications
    Jess F Kraus
    Received from the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:246-53. 2005
  6. ncbi Traumatic occupational fatalities in the retail industry, United States 1992-1996
    C Peek-Asa
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:186-91. 1999
  7. pmc A geographic analysis of motor vehicle collisions with child pedestrians in Long Beach, California: comparing intersection and midblock incident locations
    A S Lightstone
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Inj Prev 7:155-60. 2001
  8. ncbi The prevalence of non-standard helmet use and head injuries among motorcycle riders
    C Peek-Asa
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 31:229-33. 1999
  9. ncbi The relationship between socioeconomic factors and gang violence in the City of Los Angeles
    D N Kyriacou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 46:334-9. 1999
  10. ncbi Assessment of hospital and police ascertainment of automobile versus childhood pedestrian and bicyclist collisions
    P K Dhillon
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:529-37. 2001

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Publications33

  1. ncbi The effects of certain drug-testing programs on injury reduction in the workplace: an evidence-based review
    J F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 7:103-8. 2001
    ..Better studies and careful reassessment of this issue appear warranted...
  2. ncbi A field trial of back belts to reduce the incidence of acute low back injuries in New York City home attendants
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:97-104. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that use of back belts is associated with some reduction in risk of low back injury...
  3. ncbi Physical complaints, medical service use, and social and employment changes following mild traumatic brain injury: a 6-month longitudinal study
    Jess Kraus
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 20:239-56. 2005
    ..Although MTBI is not life threatening, our findings suggest that 6 months after injury persons still have related health problems that require routine medical management...
  4. ncbi Facial trauma and the risk of intracranial injury in motorcycle riders
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90024, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:18-26. 2003
    ..We describe the associations among facial fracture, helmet use, skull fracture, and traumatic brain injury in injured motorcycle riders...
  5. ncbi Suicides at work: misclassification and prevention implications
    Jess F Kraus
    Received from the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:246-53. 2005
    ..The findings point to misappropriation of the work-relatedness of suicide and hence, an inaccurate understanding of underlying risk factors and their intervention potential...
  6. ncbi Traumatic occupational fatalities in the retail industry, United States 1992-1996
    C Peek-Asa
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Ind Med 35:186-91. 1999
    ..Retail is a growing economic sector and employs an increasing number of the overall workforce, yet little is known about the incidence and characteristics of work-related deaths in the retail industry...
  7. pmc A geographic analysis of motor vehicle collisions with child pedestrians in Long Beach, California: comparing intersection and midblock incident locations
    A S Lightstone
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Inj Prev 7:155-60. 2001
    ..As GIS illustrative spatial relationships continue to improve, relationships between pedestrian collision sites and other city landmarks can advance the study of pedestrian incidents...
  8. ncbi The prevalence of non-standard helmet use and head injuries among motorcycle riders
    C Peek-Asa
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health 90095 1772, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 31:229-33. 1999
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  9. ncbi The relationship between socioeconomic factors and gang violence in the City of Los Angeles
    D N Kyriacou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 46:334-9. 1999
    ..To investigate the relationship between community-level socioeconomic factors and the incidence of gang-related homicide in the city of Los Angeles...
  10. ncbi Assessment of hospital and police ascertainment of automobile versus childhood pedestrian and bicyclist collisions
    P K Dhillon
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:529-37. 2001
    ..For more comprehensive surveillance resulting in more accurate incidence rates and more complete information, it is better to use multiple sources of data...
  11. pmc Disability and risk of school related injury
    M Ramirez
    Division of Research on Children, Youth and Families, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Inj Prev 10:21-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of school related injury among children enrolled in 17 special education schools in one large, urban school district...
  12. ncbi An evaluation of the Motion Picture Association of America's treatment of violence in PG-, PG-13-, and R-rated films
    Lucille Jenkins
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e512-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi Violent entertainment pitched to adolescents: an analysis of PG-13 films
    Theresa Webb
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1219-29. 2007
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  14. doi Media literacy as a violence-prevention strategy: a pilot evaluation
    Theresa Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:714-22. 2010
    ..8%; p < .0001). The pre-and posttest scores were similar for males and females. Three of the six intervention classrooms scored higher on both the pretest and posttest compared with the other three classrooms...
  15. pmc Nighttime driving, passenger transport, and injury crash rates of young drivers
    T M Rice
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 90024, USA
    Inj Prev 9:245-50. 2003
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  16. pmc Local television news coverage of traumatic deaths and injuries
    D L McArthur
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    West J Med 175:380-4; discussion 384. 2001
    ..To assess how local television news programs' reporting of injuries and deaths from traumatic causes compares with coroners' records of deaths and the estimated incidence of injuries in the same geographic area during the same time...
  17. doi Preinjury factors and 3-month outcomes following emergency department diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury
    Jess Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California Los Angeles, 10960 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:344-54. 2009
    ..To investigate the sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) by comparing selected outcomes of emergency department-diagnosed patients with mild head injuries to those with non-head injuries...
  18. ncbi Crosswalk markings and the risk of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions in older pedestrians
    Thomas Koepsell
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    JAMA 288:2136-43. 2002
    ..Motor vehicles struck and killed 4739 pedestrians in the United States in the year 2000. Older pedestrians are at especially high risk...
  19. ncbi Compliance to a Workplace Violence Prevention Program in small businesses
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:276-83. 2004
    ..Interventions to reduce robberies and related injuries have been limited to convenience stores, and evaluations have not addressed compliance as a factor in program effectiveness...
  20. ncbi Incidence, severity, and patterns of intrathoracic and intra-abdominal injuries in motorcycle crashes
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 2884, USA
    J Trauma 52:548-53. 2002
    ..We detail the frequency, severity, and pattern of intrathoracic and intra-abdominal injuries that may be helpful in the recognition and medical treatment of such injuries...
  21. ncbi Intrinsic risk factors for falls by community-based seniors: implications for prevention
    Linda B Bourque
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:267-70. 2007
  22. pmc Employee and customer injury during violent crimes in retail and service businesses
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1867-72. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the frequency and risk factors for employees and customers injured during crimes in retail (convenience, grocery, and liquor stores) and service businesses (bars, restaurants, motels)...
  23. ncbi A case-site/control-site study of workplace violent injury
    Kathryn Brown Schaffer
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1018-26. 2002
    ..Over half of the injury events occurring in case-site were robbery-related, and nearly 13% were fatal. Businesses open 24 hours and those having a history of violent events were found to be at increased risk for employee injury...
  24. ncbi Seat position and the risk of serious thoracoabdominal injury in lateral motor vehicle crashes
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, mail code CR 114, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:668-74. 2005
    ..However, due to limitations in previous studies, the true association between seat position, side of lateral impact, and thoracoabdominal injury is unclear...
  25. ncbi Evaluation of a falls prevention program for independent elderly
    Carri Casteel
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:S51-60. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an older adult falls-prevention program and describe compliance with the program...
  26. ncbi Acculturation and reported intimate partner violence among Latinas in Los Angeles
    Lorena Garcia
    University of California, Davis 95616 8501, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:569-90. 2005
    ..29, 95% confidence level = 0.69, 2.43). Culturally competent IPV prevention programs may be the key to significantly reducing the number of women exposed to this serious public health problem...
  27. ncbi Steering wheel deformity and serious thoracic or abdominal injury among drivers and passengers involved in motor vehicle crashes
    Craig D Newgard
    Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:43-50. 2005
    ..We assess the relationship between steering wheel deformity and serious thoracic or abdominal injury among drivers and front seat passengers involved in motor vehicle crashes, while adjusting for important crash factors...
  28. ncbi Injuries to the head among children enrolled in special education
    Mary Ann P Limbos
    Division of General Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1057-61. 2004
    ..Injuries to the head comprise 20% to 39% of all school-related injuries. Head injuries among special education students have not been adequately described...
  29. ncbi Effects of the California graduated driver licensing program
    Thomas M Rice
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 10911 Weyburn Avenue, Suite 200, 90024, USA
    J Safety Res 35:375-81. 2004
    ..On July 1, 1998, in an effort to ameliorate the problem of high teenage driver crash rates, California implemented a graduated driver licensing system (GDLS)...
  30. ncbi Incidence of acute low-back injury among older workers in a cohort of material handlers
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:551-7. 2004
    ..This research indicates that workers over age 55 had similar injury rates to workers younger than age 55, even when considering lifting intensity and length of employment. However, their injuries may cause a longer period of disability...
  31. ncbi Risks for abuse against pregnant Hispanic women: Morelos, Mexico and Los Angeles County, California
    Roberto Castro
    Regional Center for Multidisciplinary Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Apartado Postal 4 106, 62431 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Am J Prev Med 25:325-32. 2003
    ..Although violence against women is gaining international attention as a prevention priority, little is known about how risks differ across countries...
  32. ncbi Injuries to high school football athletes in California
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Division of Research on Children, Youth and Families, Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 90027, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1147-58. 2006
    ..Among all high school sports, football has the highest rate of injury. Prior research has been limited primarily because of challenges in surveillance, defining injuries, and measuring exposures...
  33. ncbi Effectiveness of crime prevention through environmental design in reducing criminal activity in liquor stores: a pilot study
    Carri Casteel
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:450-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design program reduced crime and injury in liquor stores and educated small businesses about the risks associated with retail violence and the countermeasures that can be taken...

Research Grants2

  1. Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center
    Jorn Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We are proud of our achievement thus far and plan to continue to c.ontribute important and timely information to the injury control community. ..