F P Rivara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ascertainment of intimate partner violence using two abuse measurement frameworks
    A E Bonomi
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Inj Prev 12:121-4. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Last Call: decreasing drunk driving among 21-34-year-old bar patrons
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 19:53-61. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in the construction industry: evidence for program effectiveness
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:23-6. 2000
  4. pmc Drinking behaviors in young adults: the potential role of designated driver and safe ride home programs
    Frederick P Rivara
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington DC, USA
    Inj Prev 13:168-72. 2007
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of reviewers selected by editors and reviewers suggested by authors
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Pediatr 151:202-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization and costs for women with a history of intimate partner violence
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:89-96. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Do trauma centers have the capacity to respond to disasters?
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 61:949-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to harmful drinking in the United States, 2000
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:530-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United States
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:118-25. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Disability from Pediatric Trauma Brain Injury
    Frederick Rivara; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications119 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Ascertainment of intimate partner violence using two abuse measurement frameworks
    A E Bonomi
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Inj Prev 12:121-4. 2006
    ..To estimate prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) according to two abuse ascertainment tools, and agreement between the tools...
  2. doi request reprint Last Call: decreasing drunk driving among 21-34-year-old bar patrons
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 19:53-61. 2012
    ..Among the heaviest drinkers, the programme significantly increased the use of designated drivers and increased the use of taxis by 63%...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls in the construction industry: evidence for program effectiveness
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:23-6. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to review the evidence for the effectiveness of different strategies to prevent falls from heights in the construction industry...
  4. pmc Drinking behaviors in young adults: the potential role of designated driver and safe ride home programs
    Frederick P Rivara
    Departments of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington DC, USA
    Inj Prev 13:168-72. 2007
    ..To determine the drinking and driving habits reported in people aged 21-34 years...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of reviewers selected by editors and reviewers suggested by authors
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Pediatr 151:202-5. 2007
    ..To compare reviews done by editor-selected reviewers with reviews by author-suggested reviewers, examining the quality, timeliness, and recommendations of the 2 sets of reviewers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization and costs for women with a history of intimate partner violence
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:89-96. 2007
    ..To determine the healthcare utilization and medical care costs of women with a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) compared to women without a history of IPV...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do trauma centers have the capacity to respond to disasters?
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 61:949-53. 2006
    ..Our objective was to examine the capacity of current centers to handle an increased load from a mass casualty disaster...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to harmful drinking in the United States, 2000
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:530-6. 2004
    ..This study provides updated information on the number of deaths in the United States attributable to harmful drinking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United States
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:118-25. 2004
    ..Tobacco is the leading cause of death in the United States. The majority of people who smoke begin before age 18...
  11. pmc Motor vehicle crash deaths related to police pursuits in the United States
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 10:93-5. 2004
    ..To determine the number and characteristics of motor vehicle crash deaths related to police pursuits in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Introduction: the scientific basis for injury control
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 25:20-3. 2003
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews of injury-prevention strategies for occupational injuries: an overview
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:1-3. 2000
    ..Information on which strategies have been shown to be effective, which are ineffective, and which strategies have been inadequately evaluated is important for both public policy and future research...
  15. pmc Prevention of injuries to children and adolescents
    F P Rivara
    The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, USA
    Inj Prev 8:IV5-8. 2002
    ..To outline an approach and agenda for research to prevent injuries to children and adolescents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of trauma patients after transfer to a level I trauma center
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Trauma 64:1594-9. 2008
    ..We sought to compare the survival of injured patients after transfer to a trauma center with survival from a comparable time after injury among patients who had been admitted to the trauma center directly from the scene of injury...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevention of bicycle-related injuries: helmets, education, and legislation
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 19:293-318. 1998
    ..The model developed for the prevention of bicycle injuries is widely applicable to other injury problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age, period, and cohort effects on intimate partner violence
    Frederick P Rivara
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Violence Vict 24:627-38. 2009
    ..The estimated risk is lowest for those born between 1966 and 1975, with 31% lower risk of IPV than those born in 1946-1955. There was a substantial drop in IPV for all age-groups beginning in the 1990s...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluating the effect of an injury prevention intervention in a population
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S148-52. 2008
    ..These same strategies can be successfully used to evaluate methods for the prevention of injury due to child abuse...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of pain in patients 1 year after major trauma
    Frederick P Rivara
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Arch Surg 143:282-7; discussion 288. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of pain in a large cohort of trauma patients 1 year after injury and to examine personal, injury, and treatment factors that predict the presence of chronic pain in these patients...
  21. pmc Fit of bicycle safety helmets and risk of head injuries in children
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 5:194-7. 1999
    ..One of the possible reasons may be poor fit of the helmet on the head. This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between helmet fit and risk of injury...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intimate partner violence and health care costs and utilization for children living in the home
    Frederick P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Pediatrics 120:1270-7. 2007
    ..The goal was to determine whether differences in health care costs and utilization exist for children whose mothers experienced intimate partner violence versus those who did not...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detection of acute alcohol intoxication and chronic alcohol dependence by trauma center staff
    L M Gentilello
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, USA
    J Trauma 47:1131-5; discussion 1135-9. 1999
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of state trauma systems in reducing injury-related mortality: a national evaluation
    A B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    J Trauma 48:25-30; discussion 30-1. 2000
    ..Because of the difficulties in evaluating their effectiveness and the methodologic limitations of previously published studies, the relative benefits of establishing an organized system of trauma care remains controversial...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of bicycle safety helmets in preventing head injuries. A case-control study
    D C Thompson
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 276:1968-73. 1996
    ..To examine the protective effectiveness of bicycle helmets in 4 different age groups of bicyclists, in crashes involving motor vehicles, and by helmet type and certification standards...
  26. pmc Fournier's Gangrene: population based epidemiology and outcomes
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 181:2120-6. 2009
    ..Because to our knowledge there are no population based data, we used a national database to investigate the epidemiology of Fournier's gangrene...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of organized systems of trauma care on motor vehicle crash mortality
    A B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 283:1990-4. 2000
    ..Despite calls for wider national implementation of an integrated approach to trauma care, the effectiveness of this approach at a regional or state level remains unproven...
  28. ncbi request reprint Injury control in childhood
    D C Grossman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle
    Pediatr Clin North Am 39:471-85. 1992
    ..Pediatricians have been at the helm behind most legislative initiatives to reduce injury among all people.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
  29. pmc Changes in traffic crash mortality rates attributed to use of alcohol, or lack of a seat belt, air bag, motorcycle helmet, or bicycle helmet, United States, 1982-2001
    P Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Inj Prev 12:148-54. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Bicycle-related injuries
    M J Thompson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 4696, USA
    Am Fam Physician 63:2007-14. 2001
    ..Encouraging bicycle riders to wear helmets is key to preventing injuries; protective clothing and equipment, and general safety advice also may offer some protection...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in public middle schools: a controlled trial
    Nerissa S Bauer
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:266-74. 2007
    ..To examine the effectiveness of a widely disseminated bullying prevention program...
  32. ncbi request reprint Identification and management of domestic violence: a randomized trial
    R S Thompson
    Department of Preventive Care and the Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington, 98101 1448, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:253-63. 2000
    ..The intervention included skill training for providers, environmental orchestration (posters in clinical areas, DV questions on health questionnaires), and measurement and feedback...
  33. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence and primary care. Attitudes, practices, and beliefs
    N K Sugg
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:301-6. 1999
    ..To assess the attitudes and beliefs of the primary care provider team (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and medical assistants) toward the identification and management of abused patients and perpetrators of domestic violence (DV)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between trauma center volume and outcomes
    A B Nathens
    Harborview Medical Center, Box 359796, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 285:1164-71. 2001
    ..However, whether a relationship exists between institutional volume and trauma outcomes remains unknown...
  35. ncbi request reprint American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Organ Injury Scale for kidney injuries predicts nephrectomy, dialysis, and death in patients with blunt injury and nephrectomy for penetrating injuries
    James K Kuan
    Department of Urology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 60:351-6. 2006
    ..We sought to validate this scheme for morbidity and mortality in a national cohort of patients with renal injury...
  36. pmc Complication rates among trauma centers
    Darwin N Ang
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:595-602. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the association between patient complications and admission to Level I trauma centers (TC) compared with nontrauma centers (NTC)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Behavioral problems among children whose mothers are abused by an intimate partner
    Mary A Kernic
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:1231-46. 2003
    ..To determine the association between children's exposure to maternal intimate partner violence (IPV) and behavior problems as measured by the parent report version of the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL)...
  38. pmc Child passenger safety: potential impact of the Washington State booster seat law on childcare centers
    B A Chang
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    Inj Prev 8:284-8. 2002
    ..To examine factors associated with compliance and with perceived readiness for the new Washington State booster seat law, and to identify perceived barriers to compliance among licensed childcare centers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of bicycle safety helmets in preventing serious facial injury
    D C Thompson
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 276:1974-5. 1996
    ..To assess the effectiveness of helmets in preventing facial injuries...
  40. pmc Effect of an older sibling and birth interval on the risk of childhood injury
    A B Nathens
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Surgery, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 6:219-22. 2000
    ..To further define children at highest risk, we set out to explore the effect of an older sibling and birth interval on the risk of injury related hospital admission or death...
  41. ncbi request reprint State gun safe storage laws and child mortality due to firearms
    P Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 278:1084-6. 1997
    ..These laws are controversial, and their effect on firearm-related injuries is unknown...
  42. pmc Validation of parent self reported home safety practices
    A S Robertson
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Inj Prev 11:209-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate the validity of parents' self reported home safety practices concerning smoke detectors, bike helmets, car seats, and water heater temperature...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Contextualizing depression and physical functioning in battered women: adding vulnerability and resources to the analysis
    Paula S Nurius
    University of Washington, USA
    J Interpers Violence 18:1411-31. 2003
    ..Given that women's physical and mental health are important aspects of assisting women with safety planning and violence cessation strategies, implications for assessment and interventions for battered women are discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bullying, psychosocial adjustment, and academic performance in elementary school
    Gwen M Glew
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1026-31. 2005
    ..However, no large studies in the United States have examined the prevalence of bullying during elementary school or its association with objective measures of school attendance and achievement...
  46. ncbi request reprint Variations in rates of tracheostomy in the critically ill trauma patient
    Avery B Nathens
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2919-24. 2006
    ..Thus, we set out explore the extent and potential sources of this variation among injured patients cared for in trauma centers in the United States...
  47. pmc Drowsiness, counter-measures to drowsiness, and the risk of a motor vehicle crash
    P Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
    Inj Prev 7:194-9. 2001
    ..This study sought to estimate how drowsiness related factors, and factors that might counteract drowsiness, are related to the risk of a crash...
  48. ncbi request reprint A community-based telephone survey of work and injuries in teenage agricultural workers
    D K Bonauto
    Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia, Washington, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 9:303-17. 2003
    ..The injury rate among Hispanic teenage agricultural workers was also higher than that of non-Hispanics...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc Development and validation of the mortality risk for trauma comorbidity index
    Hilaire J Thompson
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, The University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg 252:370-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a comorbidity index to predict the risk of mortality associated with chronic health conditions following a traumatic injury...
  51. pmc Influence of injury characteristics and payer status on burn treatment location in Washington state
    Matthew B Klein
    University of Washington Burn Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:435-40. 2008
    ..4-1.5) was also significantly associated with treatment at the verified burn center. Injury severity and payer status were both found to be independent predictors of treatment at the single verified burn center in Washington...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-based handgun safe-storage campaign
    Elanor A Sidman
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e654-61. 2005
    ..This study examined a multifaceted community education campaign to promote safe handgun storage and the campaign's impact on firearm locking and loading practices in households with children...
  53. pmc Influence of comorbidities and age on outcome following burn injury in older adults
    Rachel S Lundgren
    University of Washington Burn Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:307-14. 2009
    ..Higher number of medical comorbidities was associated with increased mortality risk within 1 year following discharge...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Alcohol problems in women admitted to a level I trauma center: a gender-based comparison
    L M Gentilello
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle 98104, USA
    J Trauma 48:108-14. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a gender-based comparison of alcohol problems in trauma patients...
  56. pmc Lost working days, productivity, and restraint use among occupants of motor vehicles that crashed in the United States
    B E Ebel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 10:314-9. 2004
    ..In 2001, 6.3 million passengers were involved in motor vehicle crashes. This study aimed to determine the number of work days lost as a result of motor vehicle crashes and factors that influenced people's return to work...
  57. ncbi request reprint Development of a health care provider survey for domestic violence: psychometric properties
    R D Maiuro
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:245-52. 2000
    ..This study describes the development and psychometric properties of a measure of attitudes, beliefs, and self-reported behaviors related to the identification and management of DV...
  58. pmc Research on injury prevention: topics for systematic review
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Inj Prev 8:161-4. 2002
    ..Duplication should be avoided in research and only effective intervention programs should be implemented...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Management of severe head injury: institutional variations in care and effect on outcome
    Eileen M Bulger
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:1870-6. 2002
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Early packed red blood cell transfusion and acute respiratory distress syndrome after trauma
    Onuma Chaiwat
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 110:351-60. 2009
    ..Transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBCs) is a risk factor for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in trauma patients. Yet, there is a paucity of information regarding the risk of ARDS with incremental PRBCs exposure...
  62. ncbi request reprint Collaborative interventions for physically injured trauma survivors: a pilot randomized effectiveness trial
    D F Zatzick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359911, 98104, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:114-23. 2001
    ..Future larger scale trials of stepped collaborative care interventions for physically injured trauma survivors are recommended...
  63. pmc Booster seats for child passengers: lessons for increasing their use
    F P Rivara
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 7:210-3. 2001
    ..To explore parental knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and barriers to use of booster seats in cars for 4-8 year old children...
  64. pmc Ability of parents to recall the injuries of their young children
    P Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington State, USA
    Inj Prev 11:43-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the ability of parents to recall the injuries of their children...
  65. pmc Mobilizing for pedestrian safety: an experiment in community action
    A B Bergman
    Department of Pediatrics, Harborview Medical Center MS 359774, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:264-7. 2002
    ..To make progress, goals must be modest, and a dedicated constituency must be developed. "Victim advocacy" is a vital part of this process. Progress in injury control requires concerted community action...
  66. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of transport-related injuries in Ghana
    C N Mock
    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Accid Anal Prev 31:359-70. 1999
    ..Prevention strategies need to be different from those in developed countries and should target commercial drivers more than private road users...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dynamic cerebral autoregulation in healthy adolescents
    M S Vavilala
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:393-7. 2002
    ..There is little information on the limits of cerebral autoregulation and the autoregulatory capacity in children. The aim of this study was to compare dynamic cerebral autoregulation between healthy adolescents and adults...
  68. pmc Fournier's gangrene: management and mortality predictors in a population based study
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 182:2742-7. 2009
    ..The Fournier's gangrene literature comes almost exclusively from tertiary referral centers. We used a population based database to evaluate variations in management and outcomes...
  69. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life, physical function, fatigue, and disease activity in children with established polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Sarah Ringold
    Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children s Hospital, MS R 5420, 4800 Sandpoint Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:1330-6. 2009
    ....
  70. pmc Childhood bullying involvement and exposure to intimate partner violence
    Nerissa S Bauer
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e235-42. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Predicting adolescent alcohol drinking patterns after major injury
    Chris Dunn
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 65:736-40. 2008
    ..To enhance this counseling, we first need to know the natural course of adolescent drinking during the year after injury, as well as the predictors of problem drinking during that year...
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint Adolescents' and parents' agreement on posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and functioning after adolescent injury
    Angela Ghesquiere
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:487-91. 2008
    ..These findings suggest caution in clinical and policy applications of parental ratings of adolescent symptomatic and functional outcomes after injury...
  74. doi request reprint Screening adolescent patients admitted to the trauma service for high-risk behaviors: who is responsible?
    Taraneh Shafii
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 67:1288-92. 2009
    ..The trauma team has a unique opportunity to screen for concurrent risk behaviors. The objective of this study was to assess surgeon knowledge, attitudes, and current practice of screening for high-risk behaviors in injured adolescents...
  75. pmc Geographic access to burn center hospitals
    Matthew B Klein
    UW Burn Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 302:1774-81. 2009
    ..The optimal geographic distribution of burn centers has long been debated; however, the current distribution of centers relative to geographic area and population is unknown...
  76. pmc The impact of an intensivist-model ICU on trauma-related mortality
    Avery B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington and Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Ann Surg 244:545-54. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of an intensivist-model of critical care delivery on the risk of death following injury...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms longitudinally in a representative sample of hospitalized injured adolescents
    Douglas F Zatzick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1188-95. 2006
    ..Adolescents constitute a high-risk population for traumatic physical injury, yet few longitudinal investigations have assessed the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms over time in representative samples...
  78. pmc Multisite investigation of traumatic brain injuries, posttraumatic stress disorder, and self-reported health and cognitive impairments
    Douglas F Zatzick
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98104, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1291-300. 2010
    ..Few large-scale, multisite investigations have assessed the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and health outcomes across the spectrum of patients with mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Publication ethics: editors' perspectives
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 8160, USA
    J Pediatr 149:S39-42. 2006
    ..Given how important the process is to the advancement of medicine, this oversight seems unfortunate. This article reviews several salient ethical challenges from the perspective of two editors of a pediatric journal...
  80. ncbi request reprint Child passenger safety behaviors in Latino communities
    Beth E Ebel
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:358-73. 2006
    ..Rural parents preferred radio to television messages. Campaign messages highlighting the risks to child safety and the risk of a citation are likely to motivate booster seat use among Latino families...
  81. ncbi request reprint Resolution of depression among victims of intimate partner violence: is cessation of violence enough?
    Mary A Kernic
    The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Violence Vict 18:115-29. 2003
    ..73, 95%CI: 0.63,0.86; and aRR = 0.65; 95%CI: 0.55,0.76; respectively). Cessation of abuse among victims of IPV is associated with a decreased prevalence of depression...
  82. ncbi request reprint A resource-based assessment of trauma care in the United States
    Avery B Nathens
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, Harborview Medical Center and Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104 2499, USA
    J Trauma 56:173-8; discussion 178. 2004
    ..The resources needed and those available to support trauma care for a given region are currently unknown. Resource use and availability were evaluated for injured subjects across a large sample of the United States...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions for adolescents: a systematic review
    Michelle M Garrison
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Box 354920, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:363-7. 2003
    ..To conduct a systematic review of controlled trials for adolescent smoking cessation...
  85. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for venous thromboembolism in pediatric trauma
    Monica S Vavilala
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 52:922-7. 2002
    ..Although the incidence and risk factors for VTE after trauma in adults have been well described, similar data regarding pediatric patients are lacking...
  86. ncbi request reprint Predicting posttraumatic distress in hospitalized trauma survivors with acute injuries
    Douglas F Zatzick
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California Davis, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:941-6. 2002
    ..Few investigations have comprehensively screened for posttraumatic symptomatic distress or identified predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in representative samples of surgical inpatients...
  87. ncbi request reprint Civil protection orders and risk of subsequent police-reported violence
    Victoria L Holt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 358080 MP474, Seattle, WA 98195 8080, USA
    JAMA 288:589-94. 2002
    ..Approximately 1.5 million US women experience intimate partner violence annually. Approximately 20% of these women obtain civil protection orders, but the effectiveness of such orders in preventing future violence is unclear...
  88. ncbi request reprint Behavior change counseling in the emergency department to reduce injury risk: a randomized, controlled trial
    Brian D Johnston
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Pediatrics 110:267-74. 2002
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  89. ncbi request reprint Management of the injured patient: identification of research topics for systematic review using the delphi technique
    Avery B Nathens
    Department of Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, 98104, USA
    J Trauma 54:595-601. 2003
    ..This study identifies the most important research questions pertaining to the acute care of the injured patient using a Web-based Delphi technique to achieve consensus of expert opinion...
  90. ncbi request reprint Do protection orders affect the likelihood of future partner violence and injury?
    Victoria L Holt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:16-21. 2003
    ..The effect of these orders on future abuse has been estimated in only a few studies, with mixed results. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of a CPO on the risk of future self-reported IPV and injury...
  91. ncbi request reprint Association of alcohol-related laws with deaths due to motor vehicle and motorcycle crashes in the United States, 1980-1997
    Andres Villaveces
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:131-40. 2003
    ..86, 0.90) and administrative license revocation laws (adjusted RR = 0.95, 95% CI: 0.93, 0.98). Overall motorcycle mortality was lower when administrative license revocation laws were in effect (adjusted RR = 0.95, 95% CI: 0.92, 0.98)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Estimating seat belt effectiveness using matched-pair cohort methods
    Peter Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:143-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that estimates of seat belt effects based upon data prior to 1986 may be biased toward 1 by misclassification...
  93. ncbi request reprint National variability in out-of-hospital treatment after traumatic injury
    Eileen M Bulger
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:293-301. 2007
    ..We define the variability in the out-of-hospital treatment provided to trauma patients in the United States...
  94. ncbi request reprint The delivery of critical care services in US trauma centers: is the standard being met?
    Avery B Nathens
    Division of Trauma and General Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Trauma 60:773-83; disucssion 783-4. 2006
    ..We set out to evaluate how critical care is delivered in Level I and II trauma centers and the extent to which these centers implement evidence-based patient care practices known to improve outcome...
  95. ncbi request reprint Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: the potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkers
    William Hollingworth
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:300-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we estimate the impact of interventions to reduce the prevalence of drinking among youth on subsequent drinking patterns and alcohol-attributable mortality...
  96. doi request reprint A national US study of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and work and functional outcomes after hospitalization for traumatic injury
    Douglas Zatzick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359896, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Ann Surg 248:429-37. 2008
    ..To examine factors other than injury severity that are likely to influence functional outcomes after hospitalization for injury...
  97. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' reported practices regarding early education and Head Start referral
    Michael Silverstein
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1351-7. 2003
    ..Early learning programs have proven benefits for impoverished children; Head Start is the most widespread of such programs. The current involvement of pediatricians in the Head Start enrollment process is unknown...
  98. ncbi request reprint A role for school health personnel in supporting children and families following childhood injury
    Janice A Sabin
    School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Ave, NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Sch Health 75:141-4. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Compliance with guidelines for the medical care of first urinary tract infections in infants: a population-based study
    Adam L Cohen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th St, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1474-8. 2005
    ..No population-based studies have examined the degree to which practice parameters are followed for urinary tract infections in infants...
  100. ncbi request reprint Responding to reviewers' comments on submitted articles
    Peter Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:105-7. 2002
  101. pmc Severe injury among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children in Washington state
    Catherine J Karr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 9739, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:19-24. 2005
    ..This study describes injury incidence and severity among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white infants, children, and adolescents with serious traumatic injuries in Washington State...

Research Grants3

  1. Disability from Pediatric Trauma Brain Injury
    Frederick Rivara; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The[unreadable] study team represents an interdisciplinary group of very experienced investigators to carry out a rigorous[unreadable] study to provide information to inform future research, care and policy.[unreadable]..