Summary: General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.
Publications221 found, 100 shown here
- Blunt vascular neck injuries: diagnosis and outcomes of extracranial vessel injuryElaine C McKevitt
Department of Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Canada
J Trauma 53:472-6. 2002Blunt vascular neck injuries (BVNIs) are rare, often occult, and potentially devastating injuries. The purpose of this study was to identify a high-risk group, which would benefit from screening.
- Human kinematics during non-collinear low velocity rear end collisionsWhitman E McConnell
Biodynamic Research Corporation, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 47:467-92. 2003..05) at vehicle impact angles of 30 degrees compared with 15 degrees. Clinically, there were only minor short-term symptoms and no long-term symptoms observed in these angled impacts...
- Endovascular therapy of traumatic vascular lesions of the head and neckOrlando Diaz-Daza
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, One Baylor Plaza, BCM 165B, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:213-21. 2003..The evolution of diagnostic neuroangiographic techniques provides opportunities for endovascular therapy of traumatic vascular lesions of the head and neck that are minimally invasive, attractive options in selected cases...
- Effort-reward imbalance and incidence of low back and neck injuries in San Francisco transit operatorsR Rugulies
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Occup Environ Med 65:525-33. 2008..The effect of ERI on the incidence of compensated low back and neck injuries was examined in a 7.5-year follow-up study among 1179 San Francisco transit operators.
- Penetrating neck injuries: analysis of experience from a Canadian trauma centreR W Nason
Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Can J Surg 44:122-6. 2001To study the demographics and treatment outcome of penetrating neck injuries presenting to a major trauma centre in order to develop a treatment protocol.
- Serious neck injuries in U19 rugby union players: an audit of admissions to spinal injury units in Great Britain and IrelandJames G B Maclean
Department of Orthopaedics, Perth Royal Infi rmary, UK
Br J Sports Med 46:591-4. 2012..To assess the current state of data collection and subsequent analysis of serious neck injuries. To analyse the mechanism of injury in this group of at-risk players.
- The effect of helmets on the risk of head and neck injuries among skiers and snowboarders: a meta-analysisKelly Russell
Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
CMAJ 182:333-40. 2010The prevention of head injuries in alpine activities has focused on helmets. However, no systematic review has examined the effect of helmets on head and neck injuries among skiers and snowboarders.
- Neck injuriesDemetrios Demetriades
University of Southern California and Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Curr Probl Surg 44:13-85. 2007
- Head, face, and neck injuries during Operation Iraqi Freedom II: results from the US Navy-Marine Corps Combat Trauma RegistryAmber L Wade
Health Research and Applied Technologies Division, Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, California, USA
J Trauma 63:836-40. 2007Head, face, and neck injuries (HFNIs) are an important source of combat mortality and morbidity. The objective of this study was to document the characteristics and causes of HFNIs during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
- Penetrating neck injuries involving wooden foreign bodies: the role of MRI and the misinterpretation of CT imagesHideki Imokawa
Department of Otolaryngology, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao Miyamae ku, 216 8511, Kawasaki, Japan
Auris Nasus Larynx 30:S145-7. 2003..Its also demonstrates that MRI is a useful adjust to CT in the detection of non-metallic foreign bodies...
- Computed tomographic scan can be used for surgical decision making in zone II penetrating neck injuriesP J Mazolewski
Department of Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine, and University Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102, USA
J Trauma 51:315-9. 2001BACKGROUND: Controversy surrounds the evaluation of zone II penetrating neck injuries. Current literature supports mandatory exploration or selective management...
- Incidence and severity of head and neck injuries in victims of road traffic crashes: In an economically developed countryAbdulbari Bener
Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
Int Emerg Nurs 17:52-9. 2009Head and neck injuries following the road traffic crashes (RTCs) are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in most developed and developing countries and may also result in temporary or permanent disability.
- Neck injuries in young pediatric homicide victimsLaura K Brennan
Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:232-9. 2009....
- Prospective evaluation of screening multislice helical computed tomographic angiography in the initial evaluation of penetrating neck injuriesKenji Inaba
Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
J Trauma 61:144-9. 2006..stand alone screening modality for the initial evaluation of hemodynamically stable patients with penetrating neck injuries. Our hypothesis was that MCTA is a sensitive diagnostic screening test that could noninvasively evaluate the ..
- The avoidability of head and neck injuries in ice hockey: an historical reviewN Biasca
Orthopaedic Surgery, Spital Oberengadin, CH 7503 Samedan St Moritz, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 36:410-27. 2002..ISIS should provide an internationally compatible system for continuous monitoring of risk factors, protective effects of equipment, and protective effects of equipment and effects of changes in rules through the years...
- Redefining the role of arterial imaging in the management of penetrating zone 3 neck injuriesEric Ferguson
Department of Surgery, University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Vascular 13:158-63. 2005..of arteriography (AG) in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular trauma in patients with zone 3 penetrating neck injuries. The records of all cases of penetrating neck trauma for the past 14 years at a level 1 trauma center were ..
- Penetrating neck injuries: helical CT angiography for initial evaluationFelipe Munera
Department of Radiology, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Radiology 224:366-72. 2002To report an experience with helical computed tomographic (CT) angiography as the initial procedure to rule out arterial lesions caused by penetrating neck injuries.
- The Canadian C-spine rule versus the NEXUS low-risk criteria in patients with traumaIan G Stiell
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
N Engl J Med 349:2510-8. 2003..It is unclear how the two decision rules compare in terms of clinical performance...
- Implementation of the Canadian C-spine rule reduces cervical spine x-ray rate for alert patients with potential neck injuryDebra Kerr
Joseph Epstein Centre for Emergency Medicine Research, Western Health and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
J Emerg Med 28:127-31. 2005..of alert, stable adult patients presenting to the Emergency Department of Western Hospital with potential neck injuries who were immobilized in hard cervical collars were to determine the impact of implementation of the Canadian C-..
- Internal consistency, test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of a questionnaire on work-related exposure related to arm, shoulder and neck symptoms in computer workersE M Speklé
Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ergonomics 52:1087-103. 2009..The questionnaire can be used as a means to rapidly collect data on a large population of office workers and at low cost...
- Trends in suicide in Scotland 1981 - 1999: age, method and geographyCameron Stark
Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, The Green House, Beechwood Business Park North, Inverness, IV2 3ED, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 4:49. 2004..Previous work has suggested higher than average rates in some rural areas of Scotland. This paper describes trends in suicide and undetermined death in Scotland by age, gender, geographical area and method for 1981 - 1999...
- Utility of screening for blunt vascular neck injuries with computed tomographic angiographyNathan P Schneidereit
Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
J Trauma 60:209-15; discussion 215-6. 2006..To prospectively study the impact of implementing a computed tomographic angiography (CTA)-based screening protocol on the detected incidence and associated morbidity and mortality of blunt vascular neck injury (BVNI)...
- Chronic tinnitus resulting from head or neck injuriesRobert L Folmer
Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Hearing Research Center, Oregon Health Science University Tinnitus Clinic, Portland, 97239, USA
Laryngoscope 113:821-7. 2003..1) to determine the percentage of cases of chronic tinnitus in a specialized clinic that resulted from head or neck injuries; 2) to describe the characteristics of this population; and 3) to compare patients with head or neck trauma ..
- Development of neck and hand-wrist symptoms in relation to duration of computer use at workChris Jensen
National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Work Environ Health 29:197-205. 2003..This study attempted to identify risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and hand-wrist regions among employees using computers at work...
- Transient cervical nerve root compression in the rat induces bilateral forepaw allodynia and spinal glial activation: mechanical factors in painful neck injuriesRaymond D Hubbard
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6392, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1924-32. 2005..An in vivo rat model of transient cervical nerve root compression...
- Acute external laryngeal trauma: experience with 112 patientsAllen P Butler
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:361-8. 2005....
- The Canadian C-spine rule for radiography in alert and stable trauma patientsI G Stiell
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, F6, Ottawa Health Research Institute, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Y 4E9
JAMA 286:1841-8. 2001..High levels of variation and inefficiency exist in current clinical practice regarding use of cervical spine (C-spine) radiography in alert and stable trauma patients...
- Prospective research on musculoskeletal disorders in office workers (PROMO): study protocolStefan IJmker
TNO VUmc, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:55. 2006..The results of this study might lead to more effective and/or cost-efficient preventive interventions among office workers...
- Management of penetrating neck injuries: a new paradigm for civilian traumaR Bryan Bell
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:691-705. 2007..particularly computed tomographic angiography (CTA), have altered the management of patients with penetrating neck injuries. Although some centers still advocate routine exploration for all zone 2 neck injuries penetrating the ..
- Catastrophic neck injuries in the collision sport athletePhillip R Langer
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brown Medical School Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
Sports Med Arthrosc 16:7-15. 2008..A thorough understanding of the clinical anatomy, diagnostic considerations, and protocols for on-site evaluation and management is necessary to optimize outcome...
- Imaging evaluation of penetrating neck injuriesScott D Steenburg
Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Radiographics 30:869-86. 2010Penetrating neck injuries are a significant source of morbidity and mortality. Diagnostic imaging plays an integral role in the diagnosis and management of these injuries...
- Prevention of infections associated with combat-related eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuriesKyle Petersen
Undersea and Operational Medicine, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
J Trauma 71:S264-9. 2011..Recent meta-analysis of 21st century eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuries described combat injury incidences of 8% to 20% for the face, 2% to 11% for the neck, and 0...
- Multiple risk behaviour and its association with head and neck injuries: a national analysis of young CanadiansR Koven
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Canada
Prev Med 41:240-6. 2005..Among adolescents, risk behaviors often cluster together and lead to risk behaviour syndromes. Multiple risk behaviors in turn become important determinants of health outcomes, including injuries...
- Analysis of a school bus collision: mechanism of injury in the unrestrained childPeter C Lapner
Division of Pediatric Orthopedics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ont
Can J Surg 46:269-72. 2003..To investigate this possibility, we carried out a detailed investigation of a severe school bus crash...
- Head excursion of restrained human volunteers and hybrid III dummies in steady state rollover testsEdward Moffatt
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 47:445-65. 2003Seatbelts provide substantial benefits in rollover crashes, yet occupants still receive head and neck injuries from contacting the vehicle roof interior when the roof exterior strikes the ground...
- Head and neck injuries in fatal motorcycle collisions as determined by detailed autopsyVira Kasantikul
Silpakorn University, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand
Traffic Inj Prev 4:255-62. 2003..series of 73 fatally injured motorcyclists in order to identify occult injuries, particularly soft tissue neck injuries such as hemorrhage of vertebral and carotid arteries...
- Injury potential of a three-year-old Hybrid III dummy in forward and rearward facing positions under CMVSS 208 testing conditionsTanya Kapoor
Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, 410 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
Accid Anal Prev 38:786-800. 2006....
- Penetrating neck injuries in children: a retrospective reviewLina Abujamra
Department of Emergency Medicine, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville 32209, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 19:308-13. 2003Penetrating Neck Injuries (PNI) are uncommon in the pediatric population, but they constitute a significant management challenge. Literature has been scant regarding the evaluation and treatment of such injuries in children...
- Cervical burners in the athleteAndrea Stracciolini
Division of Emergency Medicine and Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatr Case Rev 3:181-8. 2003
- Epidemiology and outcome of bicycle injuries presenting to an emergency department in the United KingdomJennifer A Davidson
Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 12:24-9. 2005..To describe the epidemiology, injuries sustained and outcomes of patients presenting to an emergency department after a bicycle accident in Cambridge, England...
- Cost, demographics and injury profile of adult pedestrian trauma in inner SydneyTimothy J Small
Trauma Service, St Vincent s Hospital, University of New South Wales, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
ANZ J Surg 76:43-7. 2006..The objective of this study was to examine the demographics, injury profile, outcomes and cost of pedestrian versus motor vehicle accidents in a central city hospital in Sydney...
- Imaging of traumatic neurovascular injuryM J B Stallmeyer
Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21208, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 44:13-39, vii. 2006..This includes a discussion of the histopathologic spectrum, clinical presentation, mechanisms, radiologic work-up, pertinent issues of the most common lesions, and some of the endovascular techniques used in their management...
- Helmet use and motorcycle fatalities in TaiwanShao Hsun Keng
Department of Applied Economics, National University of Kaohsiung, 700 Kaohsiung University Road, Kaohsiung 811, Taiwan
Accid Anal Prev 37:349-55. 2005..Also, helmets significantly reduce the likelihood of head and neck injuries in a crash by 53%, and lead to a 71% reduction in the probability of death caused by head and neck injuries.
- Postmortem non-invasive virtual autopsy: death by hanging in a carStephan Bolliger
Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Berne, Buehlstrasse 20, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
J Forensic Sci 50:455-60. 2005..But further postmortem research and comparing validation is needed...
- Evaluation of the intervertebral neck injury criterion using simulated rear impactsManohar M Panjabi
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT, 06520 8071, USA
J Biomech 38:1694-701. 2005..Advantages of IV-NIC include the ability to predict the intervertebral level, mode, severity, and time of the cervical spine soft-tissue injury...
- The evaluation of casualties from Operation Iraqi Freedom on return to the continental United States from March to June 2003Sean P Montgomery
Department of Surgery, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC, USA
J Am Coll Surg 201:7-12; discussion 12-3. 2005..General surgery and orthopaedic surgery services have developed a multidisciplinary team approach to triage and treatment of incoming casualties...
- Cervical spine injuries in the elderly: acute postoperative mortalityAdrian P Jackson
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1524-7. 2005..This study retrospectively reviewed 12 years of consecutive patients with cervical spine injuries...
- [Thoracic trauma in elderly patients]Katsunobu Kawahara
Department of Oncological Science, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
Kyobu Geka 58:701-5. 2005..4%) were referred to nursing home. Conclusion: Falls most commonly occur in the octogenarians. Occasionally, the patients require to discharge to nursing home, because of fracture of thoracic vertebrae or debilitated disorder...
- Pedestrian crashes: higher injury severity and mortality rate for light truck vehicles compared with passenger vehiclesB S Roudsari
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
Inj Prev 10:154-8. 2004..Due to the dynamic nature of the pedestrian crashes biomechanical aspects of collisions can be better evaluated in field studies...
- Intervertebral neck injury criterion for simulated frontal impactsPaul C Ivancic
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Traffic Inj Prev 6:175-84. 2005....
- Suffocation in motor vehicle crashesRussell S Vega
Department of Pathology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:101-7. 2004..Lung weights were highest among those with blood aspiration and lowest among those with inversion. Body mass index was highest among those with inversion, suggesting that obesity could be a risk factor for this mechanism...
- Bicycle helmets--does the dental profession have a role in promoting their use?H R Chapman
Paediatric Dentistry, 6 Woodlands Way, Southwater, Horsham, W Sussex RH13 9HZ, UK
Br Dent J 196:555-60; discussion 539. 2004....
- Benefits of Australian Design Rule 69 (full frontal crash protection) and airbags in frontal crashes in AustraliaMichael Fitzharris
Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 48:35-53. 2004..The average injury cost savings for drivers of post-ADR69 manufactured vehicles was found to be up to AUD19,000 dollars depending on body region considered. Limitations and implications of these findings are discussed...
- Stability of cervical spine fractures after gunshot wounds to the head and neckRon Medzon
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2274-9. 2005..Retrospective chart review...
- [A detailed examination of injuries to the head and neck caused by bullfighting, and of their surgical treatment; the role of the cervico-facial surgeon]O Chambres
Hopital de Hautepierre, Service d Oto rhino lnryngologie et de Chirurgie Cervico faciale, Avenue Moliere, F 67098 Strasbourg, France
Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 124:221-8. 2003..The seriousness of these wounds would justify a head and neck surgeon being part of the medical staff during the corrida...
- Head and neck trauma in hospitalized pediatric patientsLynne H Y Lim
Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:255-61. 2004..The study goal was to determine the presentation of head and neck trauma (HNT) in hospitalized pediatric subjects. Study design and setting Retrospective review of 257 subjects admitted to a level I pediatric trauma center...
- Penetrating missile injuries during asymmetric warfare in the 2003 Gulf conflictD E Hinsley
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, UK
Br J Surg 92:637-42. 2005..War wounds produce a significant burden on medical facilities in wartime. Workload from the recent conflict was documented in order to guide future medical needs...
- Difficult airway managementPeter Rosen
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Intern Emerg Med 1:139-47. 2006....
- Dexmedetomidine for conscious sedation in difficult awake fiberoptic intubation casesSergio D Bergese
Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
J Clin Anesth 19:141-4. 2007..Dexmedetomidine was used to provide a moderate level of conscious sedation without causing respiratory distress or hemodynamic instability during fiberoptic intubation...
- Penetrating neck trauma: an overview of managementErrington C Thompson
Trauma Services, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, TX 75701, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:918-23. 2002
- The effectiveness of various cervical orthoses. An in vivo comparison of the mechanical stability provided by several widely used modelsA J Sandler
Schulthess Clinic Spine Unit, , Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1624-9. 1996..The differences between the collars tested may not be enough to justify one of the more expensive or less comfortable collars...
- Helmet and shoulder pad removal in suspected cervical spine injury: human control modelMarshal D Peris
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:995-8; discussion 998-9. 2002..Digital fluoroscopy was used to evaluate the motion in normal men during helmet and shoulder pad removal...
- [Unusual suicide by mechanical neck compression]Sven Hartwig
Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Arch Kriminol 221:48-53. 2008..The pathomorphological findings and the technical reconstruction of this unusual death are presented...
- MR imaging in cervical spine traumaDeepak Takhtani
Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Clin Sports Med 21:49-75, vi. 2002..The heavy reliance of the spinal surgeon on MR imaging for decisions regarding the type of therapy, the timing, the approach of surgical intervention, and for predicting patient outcome attests to the usefulness of this modality...
- On field evaluation and management of head and neck injured athletesRobert J McAlindon
Hughston Clinic, PC, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Clin Sports Med 21:1-14, v. 2002..The most important objective of on-field management of head and neck injuries is to prevent further damage and recurrent injury.
- [Postraumatic lesion of the carotid artery]B Balsera Garrido
Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Pediátricos Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Unidad Integrada Hospital Clínic Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Universidad de Barcelona Spain
An Esp Pediatr 56:171-4. 2002..Because inaccessibility is one of the major difficulties in this type of surgery, intravascular stents can be a good therapeutic alternative in lesions unresponsive to medical treatment...
- Telemark skiing injuries: an 11-year studyC Made
, , Sweden
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:386-91. 2001..Thus ankle/foot injuries were the most common injury location, but have decreased over time. The severity of these injuries has also decreased. A possible explanation could be the increased use of high boots...
- The influence of surface padding properties on head and neck injury riskD L Camacho
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0281, USA
J Biomech Eng 123:432-9. 2001....
- Load limiting behavior in CRS tether anchors as a method to mitigate head and neck injuries sustained by children in frontal crashTanya Kapoor
Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Traffic Inj Prev 9:243-55. 2008..The main objective of this research was to implement load-limiting behavior into the upper tether and lower LATCH anchors of the CRS in order to reduce the neck injury criteria by increasing forward head excursion...
- Effect of wheelchair headrest use on pediatric head and neck injury risk outcomes during rear impactSusan I Fuhrman
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 2310 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
Accid Anal Prev 40:1595-603. 2008..Use of relative comparisons across two test scenarios served to minimize effects of ATD biofidelity limitations...
- Finite element analysis of head-neck kinematics under simulated rear impact at different accelerationsQing Hang Zhang
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 222:781-90. 2008..The peak impact acceleration has a significant effect on the potential injury of ligaments. Under higher accelerations, most ligaments will reach failure strain in a much shorter time immediately after impact...
- Comparison of biomechanical head-neck responses of hybrid III dummy and whole body cadaver during inverted dropsA Sances
Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Biomed Sci Instrum 37:423-7. 2001..The present comparison will provide a basis to better design the anthropometric dummies in order to obtain an improved injury assessment during inverted drops...
- A 16 year study of injuries to professional boxers in the state of Victoria, AustraliaT R Zazryn
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Br J Sports Med 37:321-4. 2003..To inform the continuing debate, updated information about the risk of injury for participants, and suitable means of modifying or preventing these risks, need to be identified...
- A weighted logistic regression analysis for predicting the odds of head/face and neck injuries during rollover crashesJingwen Hu
Bioengineering Center, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 51:363-79. 2007..The results also show that the significant predictors are different between head/face (HF) and neck injury odds, indicating the injury mechanisms of HF and neck injuries are different.
- Automobile supplemental restraint system-induced injuriesBarry C Boyd
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:143-8. 2002
- Driver and front seat passenger fatalities associated with air bag deployment. Part 2: A review of injury patterns and investigative issuesMichael J Shkrum
Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Canada
J Forensic Sci 47:1035-40. 2002..In more severe collisions, other factors, e.g., intrusion, steering column and seatbelt loading and other occupant compartment contacts, can contribute to trauma...
- Biomechanical evaluation of occupant anthropometry during frontal collisionsRussell Frieder
Biomechanics Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Biomed Sci Instrum 43:75-80. 2007..that the simulations with out air bags produced two results that failed the injury criterion, while no serious neck injuries would be expected based on the values produced in the simulations with air bags...
- Training and equipment to prevent athletic head and neck injuriesKevin M Cross
University of Virginia Sports Medicine, PO Box 400834, McCue Center, Emmet Street and Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
Clin Sports Med 22:639-67. 2003..There are other avenues to assist in preventing these injuries, such as flexibility programs. The sports health care professional, therefore, must be knowledgeable of the needs of each individual athlete when developing prevention plans...
- Rehabilitation of head and neck injuries in the athleteJames R Beazell
UVA HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center, 545 Ray C Hunt Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Clin Sports Med 22:523-57. 2003..The main emphasis of the treatment of the athlete requires application of clinical reasoning to the evaluation, treatment, and reassessment process in order to achieve the athlete's goal of full return to sport...
- On-the-field evaluation of an athlete with a head or neck injuryGary Ghiselli
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Box 956902, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Clin Sports Med 22:445-65. 2003..in the cervical spine, further advances to decrease the incidence and long-term sequelae of head and neck injuries are needed. The first step is education of the athlete and the individuals involved in the care of that athlete...
- Death in custody: a historical analysisJami R Grant
Forensic Studies, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Forensic Sci 52:1177-81. 2007..Sudden unexplained deaths involving violent behavior, the use of multiple restraints, and drug intoxication were not identified until the 1980s, coinciding with periods of increased cocaine abuse nationally...
- Pediatric head and neck trauma from all-terrain vehicle accidentsBrian S Wang
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:201-5. 2007..To characterize pediatric head and neck trauma from all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) at a single institution...
- Computed tomographic angiography for the diagnosis of blunt carotid/vertebral artery injury: a note of cautionAjai K Malhotra
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Ann Surg 246:632-42; discussion 642-3. 2007..The current prospective parallel comparative study aims at validating this high accuracy and examining the rates of evaluability of CTA performed with a 16-detector scanner with image reconstruction by modern imaging software...
- Biomechanical injury evaluation of laminated side door windows and sunroof during rollover accidentsAnthony Sances
University of California, Biomechanics Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Biomed Sci Instrum 39:241-4. 2003....
- Full facial protection reduces injuries in elite young hockey playersWillem H Meeuwisse
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Clin J Sport Med 12:406. 2002
- Head and neck injuries in fatal motorcycle collisions as determined by detailed autopsyV Kasantikul
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 46:125-37. 2002..Both helmeted and unhelmeted motorcyclists showed a high frequency of neck injuries such as hemorrhages in the carotid sheath compressing the vagus nerve, hemorrhages surrounding the phrenic ..
- Injuries associated with airbag deploymentL A Wallis
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
Emerg Med J 19:490-3. 2002
- Epidemiology of 1.6 million pediatric soccer-related injuries presenting to US emergency departments from 1990 to 2003Robert E Leininger
Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Childrens Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Am J Sports Med 35:288-93. 2007..As soccer participation in the United States increases, so does the number of children at risk for injury...
- Neck injuries presenting to emergency departments in the United States from 1990 to 1999 for ice hockey, soccer, and American footballJ S Delaney
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Br J Sports Med 39:e21. 2005To examine the number and rate of neck injuries in the community as a whole for ice hockey, soccer, and American football by analysing data from patients presenting to emergency departments in the United States from 1990 to 1999.
- Pelvic fracture-related injuries of the bladder neck and prostate: their nature, cause and managementAnthony R Mundy
Institute of Urology, London, UK
BJU Int 105:1302-8. 2010To report our experience of bladder neck injuries, which are a well recognized but rare consequence of pelvic fracture-related trauma to the lower urinary tract, as we have been unable to find any reference in the English literature to ..
- Whiplash injuries in Finland: a prospective 1-year follow-up studyT Miettinen
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:399-402. 2002....
- Patterns of maxillofacial injuries in powered watercraft collisionsJ I Garri
Department of General Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Jackson Memorial Hospital, Fla 33101, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 104:922-7. 1999..investigation was to assess the incidence, cause, demographics, and available management options for head and neck injuries secondary to powered watercraft...
- Penetrating zone II neck injury: does dynamic computed tomographic scan contribute to the diagnostic sensitivity of physical examination for surgically significant injury? A prospective blinded studyRichard P Gonzalez
University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
J Trauma 54:61-4; discussion 64-5. 2003..study was to prospectively evaluate the utility of dynamic computed tomographic (CT) scanning as a diagnostic tool and adjunct to physical examination in the identification of surgically significant penetrating zone II neck injuries.
- Mild head trauma and chronic headaches in returning US soldiersBrett J Theeler
Department of Neurology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
Headache 49:529-34. 2009..To determine the incidence and types of head or neck trauma and headache characteristics among US Army soldiers evaluated for chronic headaches at a military neurology clinic following a combat tour in Iraq...
- Downhill ski injuries in children and adolescentsMichael C Meyers
Human Performance Research Laboratory, Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences, West Texas A and M University, Canyon, Texas 79016, USA
Sports Med 37:485-99. 2007..Head and neck injuries are considered the primary cause of fatal injuries and constitute 11-20% of total injuries among children and ..
- An epidemiologic comparison of high school sports injuries sustained in practice and competitionJulie A Rechel
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
J Athl Train 43:197-204. 2008..More than 7 million US high school students play sports...
- Musculoskeletal manifestations of physical abuse after intimate partner violenceMohit Bhandari
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Trauma 61:1473-9. 2006..We examined the characteristics of abused women, the prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries, and the variables associated with increasing frequency of physical violence against women...
- The epidemiology of bite and scratch injuries by vertebrate animals in SwitzerlandH C Matter
Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Bern
Eur J Epidemiol 14:483-90. 1998..3 % of patients. Data from the emergency department of two district hospitals showed that head and neck injuries were more frequent in out-patients and a higher proportion of persons presented with wound infections (14.1%)...
- Experimental investigations of fractures of the upper thyroid hornsBritta Bockholdt
Department of Legal Medicine, Free University Berlin, Hittorfstr 18, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Leg Med (Tokyo) 5:S252-5. 2003Fractures of the upper thyroid horns are a frequent finding after a variety of neck injuries - resulting from a direct mechanical trauma, e.g...
- [Injuries of the cervical spine in motorcycling and bicycling traffic accidents]D S Jecmenica
Institut za sudsku medicinu Milovan Milovanović, Medicinski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu
Acta Chir Iugosl 57:135-40. 2010Due to the vehicle characteristics neck injuries are common in motorcycle and moped users involved in traffic accidents...
- Penetrating esophageal injuries: multicenter study of the American Association for the Surgery of TraumaJ A Asensio
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California School of Medicine, LAC USC, 1200 State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4525, USA
J Trauma 50:289-96. 2001..The outcome study is intended to correlate time with death from esophageal causes, overall complications, esophageal related complications, and surgical intensive care unit length of stay...
- Nociceptive Mechanisms in Whiplash InjuryBeth A Winkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2013..However, due to a lack of relevant in vivo systems modeling biomechanical neck injuries, little is known about the mechanisms of neck pain resulting from whiplash...
- Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle CollsionsPAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009..The specific hypotheses are: 1) for each spinal level, prevention of neck injuries in older adults (biomechanical instability, and ligamentous, neural and/or vascular injuries) depends upon the ..
- CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTSManohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004..Less frequent, but more severe are neck injuries due to frontal and side collisions...
- VASCULAR BIOMECHANICSStanley Berger; Fiscal Year: 2001..These results will be correlated with the wall shear stress and elastomechanical predications in order to determine the degree to which metalloproteinase expression in plaques may be regulated by biomechanical forces. ..
- The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck InjuryDavid Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2009..patient extraction, transport, and diagnosis can be performed without further exacerbation of child head and neck injuries. Further, knowledge of the response of the child head and neck to injurious scenarios will facilitate the ..
- BIOENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF SIDE IMPACT INJURIES TO OLDER DRIVERSFrank Pintar; Fiscal Year: 2007..This multifaceted design will duplicate side impacts in a controlled laboratory environment for in-position and out-of-position occupants for young and old age groups. ..
- OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARRESTIan Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
- Brain Motion During Blunt ImpactAlbert King; Fiscal Year: 2007..These results will limit the number of future animal experiments required to test this hypothesis further on living systems. ..
- WVU Injury Control Research CenterJames Helmkamp; Fiscal Year: 2006..We also propose two seed projects: Development of the Mid-Atlantic Injury Control Network and Development of a Medical Explorer Post. ..
- Local Tissue Biomechanics in Low Back & Radicular PainBeth Winkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2004..To accomplish this, in vivo tissue strains will be correlated with mechanical allodynia and neuroimmune mediators of persistent pain. ..
- PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HUMAN OLIGOHYDRAMNIOSMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2001..e., failure to reset osmolality threshold). This proposal will aid in the development of markers of prediction and therapeutic approaches to the prevention and treatment of human oligohydramnios. ..
- A Novel Model of TMJ Osteoarthritis to Define Glial Reactivity in Chronic PainBeth Winkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2007..It also identifies the time course of physiologic mechanisms of these disorders, and will provide the basis for future studies to investigate potential pharmacologic therapies for chronic TMJ pain. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ROLE OF BIOMECHANICS/NEURAL PLASTICITY IN RADICULAR PAINBeth Winkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..age analysis will be used to determine the local strain tensor for particular tissue components. Tissue bins will be correlated with mechanical allodynia and neuroimmune mediators of persistent pain. ..
- Fetal Membrane AQP Expression/Amniotic Fluid RegulationMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our objective is to determine the regulatory mechanisms of fetal membrane AQP expression and delineate the role of AQPs in AF homeostasis. ..
- Fetal Swallowing: Central Dipsogenic MechanismsMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007..Furthermore, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms regulating fetal physiology. ..
- LEPTIN & NEUROPEPTIDE-Y ALTERS FETAL SWALLOWING ACTIVITYMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002..In addition, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms which regulate fetal physiology. ..
- MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL/AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASISMichael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002..The goal of this project is to determine critical efficacy and fetal safety issues central to maternal DDAVP treatment, prior to widespread clinical use in human pregnancies with oligohydramnios. ..