P J Amoroso
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Braced for impact: reducing military paratroopers' ankle sprains using outside-the-boot bracesP J Amoroso
U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts 01760 5007, USA
J Trauma 45:575-80. 1998..Ankle injuries account for 30 to 60% of all parachuting injuries. This study was designed to determine if outside-the-boot ankle braces could reduce ankle sprains during Army paratrooper training...
- Qualitative assessment of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military hospitals: NATO standardization agreement (STANAG) 2050P J Amoroso
U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:174-87. 2000..U.S. military hospitals, unlike civilian hospitals, use the NATO STANAG system for cause-of-injury coding. Reported deficiencies in civilian injury cause data suggested a need to specifically evaluate the STANAG...
- Viewpoint: a comparison of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military and civilian hospitalsP J Amoroso
U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:164-73. 2000..While civilian hospitals use ICD-9-CM external cause-of-injury codes, military hospitals use codes derived from the NATO Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 2050...
- Evaluating risk of re-injury among 1214 army airborne soldiers using a stratified survival modelG A Schneider
U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:156-63. 2000..The purpose of this study is to present analytical methodology not previously employed in injury epidemiology to identify risk factors for subsequent injury...
- Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnelN S Bell
Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc Bell, Natick, MA 01760 1041, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:85-95. 2000..Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in the Army. Behaviors increasing risk for motor vehicle crashes are also prevalent, but research has not linked these behaviors directly to injury outcomes (e.g., hospitalizations)...