C Mock

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of district health services by injured persons in a rural area of Ghana
    C Mock
    Departments of Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:19-32. 2001
  2. pmc Childhood injury prevention practices by parents in Mexico
    C Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:303-5. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term injury related disability in Ghana
    Charles N Mock
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Box 359960, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 25:732-41. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Strengthening care for injured persons in less developed countries: a case study of Ghana and Mexico
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:45-51. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwide
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 363:2172-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic consequences of injury and resulting family coping strategies in Ghana
    Charles N Mock
    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Accid Anal Prev 35:81-90. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of continuing education for trauma care in an African nation
    Charles N Mock
    Department of Surgery, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Injury 36:725-32. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational injuries in Ghana
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:238-45. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvements in prehospital trauma care in an African country with no formal emergency medical services
    Charles N Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 53:90-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Strengthening trauma and critical care globally
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:568-75. 2005

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of district health services by injured persons in a rural area of Ghana
    C Mock
    Departments of Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:19-32. 2001
    ..Injury is a significant health problem in many less developed countries. However, strategies for dealing with it have been only minimally addressed...
  2. pmc Childhood injury prevention practices by parents in Mexico
    C Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:303-5. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the baseline knowledge and practices of childhood safety on the part of parents in Monterrey, Mexico and in so doing provide information on which to base subsequent injury prevention efforts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term injury related disability in Ghana
    Charles N Mock
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Box 359960, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 25:732-41. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Strengthening care for injured persons in less developed countries: a case study of Ghana and Mexico
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:45-51. 2003
    ..Finally, it would identify and target deficiencies in these inputs that need to be strengthened...
  5. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwide
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 363:2172-9. 2004
    ..Injury control activities should, therefore, be undertaken in a context of attention to human rights and other broad social issues...
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic consequences of injury and resulting family coping strategies in Ghana
    Charles N Mock
    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Accid Anal Prev 35:81-90. 2003
    ..These findings result in several policy implications, including measures that could be used to assist family coping strategies and measures directed toward injuries themselves...
  7. ncbi request reprint The development of continuing education for trauma care in an African nation
    Charles N Mock
    Department of Surgery, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Injury 36:725-32. 2005
    ..A trauma continuing education course was developed to meet the needs of rural hospitals in Ghana...
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational injuries in Ghana
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:238-45. 2005
    ..6%) were to farm workers. Occupational injuries are a substantial burden in Ghana. Priorities include improving road safety and improving the prevention and treatment of injuries from nonmechanized farming...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvements in prehospital trauma care in an African country with no formal emergency medical services
    Charles N Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 53:90-7. 2002
    ..In that country, the majority of injured persons are transported to the hospital by some type of commercial vehicle, such as a taxi or bus...
  10. ncbi request reprint Strengthening trauma and critical care globally
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 11:568-75. 2005
    ..Many capable individuals are attempting to meet this challenge in their own countries, however. This review summarizes such efforts and assesses how they might be expanded in a comprehensive, global fashion...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body weight and risk of death and serious injury in motor vehicle crashes
    Charles N Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:221-8. 2002
    ..However, it is possibly also due to an increased severity of injury in these occupants. These findings may have implications for vehicle safety design, as well as for transport safety policy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Overview of the Essential Trauma Care Project
    Charles Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    World J Surg 30:919-29. 2006
    ..Future efforts need to emphasize more on-the-ground implementation in individual countries, greater linkages with prehospital care, and wider political endorsement, such as by passage of a World Health Assembly resolution...
  13. pmc Role of commercial drivers in motor vehicle related injuries in Ghana
    C Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Inj Prev 5:268-71. 1999
    ..In many low income countries, commercial vehicles are the major source of motorized transport. Drivers of such vehicles may be an important focus for road safety efforts...
  14. pmc Incidence and outcome of injury in Ghana: a community-based survey
    C N Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 77:955-64. 1999
    ..In rural areas, agricultural injuries contributed the largest burden of morbidity, and should be a priority for prevention efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of disability after lower extremity fracture
    C Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Trauma 49:1002-11. 2000
    ..Factors influencing the progression of physical impairment to patient-perceived disability are not well known. We sought to better understand this relationship in the setting of injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Trauma Care capabilities in four countries using the WHO-IATSIC Guidelines for Essential Trauma Care
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    World J Surg 30:946-56. 2006
    ..These guidelines were created by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Society of Surgery and provide recommendations on elements of trauma care that should be in place at the range of health facilities globally...
  17. pmc Human resources for the control of road traffic injury
    Charles Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:294-300. 2005
    ..This mandates that people from all professional backgrounds who work for RTI control should develop skills in advocacy and politics...
  18. pmc Injury prevention counselling to improve safety practices by parents in Mexico
    Charles Mock
    Departments of Surgery and Epidemiology, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:591-8. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of automatic shoulder belt systems in motor vehicle crashes
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
    JAMA 283:2826-8. 2000
    ..Approximately 10 million cars with automatic shoulder belt systems are currently in use in the United States. However, reports on the effectiveness of such restraints have yielded conflicting results...
  20. pmc Occupational injuries identified by an emergency department based injury surveillance system in Nicaragua
    R Noe
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Inj Prev 10:227-32. 2004
    ..To identify and describe the work related injuries in both the formal and informal work sectors captured in an emergency department based injury surveillance system in Managua, Nicaragua...
  21. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the patterns of injuries and outcomes in car versus car crashes compared to sport utility, van, or pick-up truck versus car crashes: Crash Injury Research Engineering Network Study
    J H Siegel
    Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
    J Trauma 51:975-90. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Strengthening trauma systems globally: the Essential Trauma Care Project
    Charles Mock
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 59:1243-6. 2005
  23. pmc Injuries and death of children in rollover motor vehicle crashes in the United States
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of Washington, WA 91804, USA
    Inj Prev 9:76-80. 2003
    ..There is an increased awareness of the problem of rollover crashes, but few data on children involved in rollover crashes in the United States...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlation of head injury to vehicle contact points using crash injury research and engineering network data
    R Nirula
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, PO Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 1520, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:201-10. 2003
    ..3%). In this series the predominant mechanism of head injury was lateral impacts, especially those in which the victims' heads struck the B-pillar. The need for improved head protection from lateral impacts is indicated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reducing primary and secondary impact loads on the pelvis during side impact
    Allan F Tencer
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:101-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to determine which vehicle factors are significantly related to pelvic injury in side impact collisions. Identification of relevant parameters could aid in the reduction of these injuries...
  26. ncbi request reprint Advancing injury prevention and trauma care in North America and globally
    Charles Mock
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 87:1-19, v. 2007
    ..The greatest attention is needed in low- and middle-income countries, however, where most of the world's people live, where injury rates are higher, and where few injury control activities have yet been undertaken...
  27. ncbi request reprint Analysis of clustered data in multicentre trauma studies
    Bahman Roudsari
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Injury 37:614-21. 2006
    ..A standard measure of the correlation between observations within each centre is the Intraclass Correlation Coefficient (ICC)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Femur fractures in relatively low speed frontal crashes: the possible role of muscle forces
    Allan F Tencer
    Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:1-11. 2002
    ..These results may have implications for altering knee bolster design to accommodate out of position occupants and the additional load caused by muscle forces during bracing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Renal injury mechanisms of motor vehicle collisions: analysis of the crash injury research and engineering network data set
    James K Kuan
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98102, USA
    J Urol 178:935-40; discussion 940. 2007
    ..We identified possible collision patterns and vehicle interior components that may have a role in kidney injury following motor vehicle collision...
  30. ncbi request reprint The role of door orientation on occupant injury in a nearside impact: a CIREN, MADYMO modeling and experimental study
    Allan F Tencer
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Harborview Injury Prevention Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98014, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:372-8. 2005
    ..We proposed the hypothesis that the type of injury sustained by the occupant could be related to door orientation during its intrusion into the passenger compartment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Childhood crash injury patterns associated with restraint misuse: implications for field triage
    Eileen M Bulger
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:9-15. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting pelvic and thoracic forces in near-side impact crashes: a study of US-NCAP, NASS, and CIREN data
    Allan F Tencer
    Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, MS 359798, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:287-93. 2005
    ..This information may be useful in design of vehicles with greater protection in side impact crashes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of trauma system effectiveness based on registry comparisons
    G J Jurkovich
    Harborview Medical Center, Trauma Services, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Trauma 47:S46-55. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify these strengths and weaknesses and to determine whether registry studies provide evidence of trauma system efficacy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vehicle mismatch: injury patterns and severity
    S Acierno
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, H 220 Health Sciences Center, University of Washington, P O Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 1520, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:761-72. 2004
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  35. pmc Using mortuary statistics in the development of an injury surveillance system in Ghana
    Jason London
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:357-64. 2002
    ..To develop, in a mortuary setting, a pilot programme for improving the accuracy of records of deaths caused by injury...
  36. doi request reprint The effect of reclined seats on mortality in motor vehicle collisions
    Sharmila Dissanaike
    Division of Trauma Critical Care Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
    J Trauma 64:614-9. 2008
    ..Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of trauma-related death in the United States. Reclined seatbacks may alter crash kinetics and affect occupant outcome. We examined the effect of reclined seatbacks on occupant mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Study of vehicle speeds on a major highway in Ghana: implication for monitoring and control
    James Damsere Derry
    Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:142-6. 2007
    ..The main aim of the study was to establish two major speed parameters, namely the mean speed and dispersion, and their implications for more extensive and long-term speed monitoring in Ghana...
  38. ncbi request reprint Strengthening the care of the injured globally: the role of emergency nursing
    Charles Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:540-4. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health services by the injured residents in Kumasi, Ghana
    Kathryn Spangenberg
    Tafo District Hospital, Ghana Health Service, Kumasi, P O Box 1908, Ghana
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:194-6. 2006
    ..Most (54%) of these clinics were private. Efforts to strengthen trauma care in urban Africa need to address financial barriers to care and need to consider clinics, as well as the main hospitals...
  40. doi request reprint Global disease burden of conditions requiring emergency surgery
    B Stewart
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Br J Surg 101:e9-22. 2014
    ..Surgical disease is inadequately addressed globally, and emergency conditions requiring surgery contribute substantially to the global disease burden...
  41. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical factors and failure of transcervical hip fracture repair
    L Spangler
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Injury 32:223-8. 2001
    ..8). Conclusion: A diagnosis code for osteoporosis was related to the outcome of intracapsular fractures repaired with multiple pins. Other biomechanical measurements from diagnostic X-rays were not related to the need for further surgery...
  42. doi request reprint Assessment of vehicle speeds on different categories of roadways in Ghana
    James Damsere-Derry
    Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:83-91. 2008
    ..An integrated speed monitoring and control programme and by-passing small and medium settlements would be required for the reduction of speed-related crashes, fatalities and injuries...
  43. doi request reprint Sustainable improvements in injury surveillance in Ghana
    Koranteng Adofo
    Department of Surgery, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 17:79-85. 2010
    ..Low-cost improvements can lead to improved mortuary reporting of injury deaths. Collation of data from multiple sources remains a problem at KATH. Improved organisation and training could remedy the situation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Crash analysis of lower extremity injuries in children restrained in forward-facing car seats during front and rear impacts
    Tellen D Bennett
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 61:592-7. 2006
    ..The mechanism, crash characteristics, and spectrum of lower extremity injuries in children restrained in forward-facing car seats during front and rear impacts have not been described...
  45. ncbi request reprint Are drivers more likely to injure their right or left foot in a frontal car crash: a crash and biomechanical investigation
    M Assal
    Orthopedic Sciences Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 46:273-88. 2002
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  46. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the abilities of nine scoring algorithms in predicting mortality
    J Wayne Meredith
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 53:621-8; discussion 628-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the abilities of nine Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS)- and (ICD-9)-based scoring algorithms in predicting mortality...
  47. ncbi request reprint Traffic related deaths in Nuevo Leon, Mexico: causes and associated factors
    Carlos Arreola-Rissa
    Escuela de Medicina, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S48-54. 2008
    ..The effects of alcohol on mortality due to motor vehicle accidents was studied...
  48. ncbi request reprint Do initial radiographs agree with crash site mechanism of injury in pelvic ring disruptions? A pilot study
    Ken F Linnau
    Department of Radiology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:375-80. 2007
    ..Our objective was to compare injury direction determined from anteroposterior (AP) pelvic radiographs with injury forces determined from crash site investigation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Emergency Medical Service (EMS) systems in developed and developing countries
    Bahman S Roudsari
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas, School of Public Health, TX, USA
    Injury 38:1001-13. 2007
    ..To compare patient- and injury-related characteristics of trauma victims and pre-hospital trauma care systems among different developed and developing countries...
  50. pmc Child and adult pedestrian impact: the influence of vehicle type on injury severity
    Basem Y Henary
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 47:105-26. 2003
    ..Adults hit by LTV had the highest risk of injury and mortality. These findings indicate that pedestrian age, vehicle engineering design and impact speed are highly contributing to risks of pedestrian injury and mortality...
  51. ncbi request reprint Inclusive trauma systems: do they improve triage or outcomes of the severely injured?
    Garth H Utter
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 60:529-35; discussion 535-37. 2006
    ..We postulate that inclusive systems assure that severely injured patients are more likely to be triaged to a level I or II regional trauma center, and this greater degree of participation would lead to lower mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint The risk of reinjury in relation to time since first injury: a retrospective population-based study
    Stewart S Worrell
    Departmens of Epidemiology, Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 60:379-84. 2006
    ..Trauma victims have been found to be at increased risk for reinjury. Determining the risk factors for reinjury and the temporal pattern of reinjury risk can help with targeting of intervention strategies for preventing trauma recurrence...
  53. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the association between vehicle type and the source and severity of pedestrian injuries
    Bahman S Roudsari
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:185-92. 2005
    ..Changes in design, such as altering the geometry and stiffness of front-end structures, might be associated with considerable decrease in the frequency and severity of pedestrian injury...
  54. ncbi request reprint The new car assessment program: does it predict the relative safety of vehicles in actual crashes?
    Ram Nirula
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 57:779-86. 2004
    ..We therefore sought to determine whether HIC and CGS accurately predict TBI and STI in actual crashes, and compared the NCAP five-star rating system to the rates of TBI and/or STI in actual MVCs...
  55. ncbi request reprint International comparison of prehospital trauma care systems
    Bahman S Roudsari
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas, School of Public Health, Dallas, USA
    Injury 38:993-1000. 2007
    ..These environments represent the continuum of prehospital care in high income countries with more advanced prehospital trauma care systems...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of routine preoperative computed tomography scanning in patients with colon cancer
    David C Mauchley
    VA Puget Healthcare System and the Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 189:512-7; discussion 517. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the clinical utility of the practice of routine preoperative CT scanning and to determine its cost-effectiveness in colon cancer patients...