- Who dies from what? Determining cause of death in South Africa's rural north-east
Health Systems Development Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Trop Med Int Health 4:433-41. 1999
..malnutrition (diarrhoea and kwashiorkor predominantly) are responsible for over half of deaths in under-fives, accidents are prominent in the 5-14 age-group, while the 'emerging agenda' of violence and chronic degenerative disease (..
- Epidemiology of unintentional injuries in childhood: a population-based survey in general practice
General Practitioner, Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam
Br J Gen Pract 55:630-3. 2005
..58). Unintentional injury is a significant health problem in children in general practice, accounting for 9% of all new health problems in children. In all age groups, boys in rural areas are especially at risk to experience an injury...
- Environmental justice: frequency and severity of US chemical industry accidents and the socioeconomic status of surrounding communities
M R Elliott
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:24-30. 2004
..facilities in the US with specified quantities of certain toxic or flammable chemicals file a five year history of accidents. This study considers the relation between the reported accidents and surrounding community characteristics.
- Individual factors explain neighbourhood variations in accidents to children under 5 years of age
School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 67:915-27. 2008
..which recruited over 14,062 children at birth in the former county of Avon, UK, and collected information about accidents, as well as extensive social, health and developmental data throughout the first 5 years of life...
- Cross sectional survey of socioeconomic variations in severity and mechanism of childhood injuries in Trent 1992-7
Division of General Practice, Tower Building University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
BMJ 324:1132. 2002
..To determine the relation between morbidity from injury and deprivation for different levels of injury severity and for different injury mechanisms for children aged 0-14 years...
- Neighbourhood variations in child accidents and related child and maternal characteristics: does area definition make a difference?
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Health Place 14:693-701. 2008
..The risk of accidents to pre-school children, and most of the characteristics of children and mothers associated with accident risk, ..
- Economic consequences of accidents to hands and forearms by log splitters and circular saws: cost of illness study
Department of Economics, Lund University Centre for Health Economics, LUCHE, Lund, Sweden
J Plast Surg Hand Surg 45:28-34. 2011
..Injuries sustained from log splitters and circular saws account for considerable costs, but first and foremost human suffering...
- Accidental deaths caused by electricity in Sweden, 1975-2000
Section of Forensic Medicine, Department of Community Health and Rehabilitation, Umea University, PO Box 7616, SE 907 12 Umeå, Sweden
J Forensic Sci 51:1383-8. 2006
..During the study period, the overall incidence of electricity-related fatalities has decreased, in spite of increased use of electricity. This indicates that safety improvements have been successful...
- [Prevention of unintentional child injuries]
Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 41:876-9. 2003
- Epidemiological survey of the prevalence of non-fatal injury among children aged 5-14 years in China
Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha 410078, Hunan, China
Biomed Environ Sci 25:407-12. 2012
..To determine the prevalence of non-fatal injuries among children aged 5-14 years in China...
- Public will fear biological accidents, not just attacks
Nature 441:1048. 2006
- Pediatric all-terrain vehicle-related injuries in Ohio from 1995 to 2001: using the injury severity score to determine whether helmets are a solution
Michael A Gittelman
Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatrics 117:2190-5. 2006
..The goal was to identify regions in Ohio with severe pediatric all-terrain vehicle-related injuries and to determine whether helmet usage was associated with lower injury severity scores...
- [Accidents during bathing]
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Keio University, School of Medicine
Nihon Rinsho 71:1047-52. 2013
..Surveys in Tokyo revealed 1,085 victims of accidents during bathing transported by ambulance from October 1999 to March 2000...
- [Accidents by external causes in adolescents: care in sentinel urgency and emergency services in the Brazilian State Capitals--2009]
Deborah Carvalho Malta
Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde, Ministerio da Saude, Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco G, Edifício Sede, 1º andar, Sala 142, 70058 900 Brasília DF
Cien Saude Colet 17:2291-304. 2012
Adolescents are seeking new references and experiences, which may involve attitudes of risk and exposure to accidents and violence from external causes. These events constitute a serious Public Health problem...
- Behavioural characteristics and accidents: findings from the Health Survey for England, 1997
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Accid Anal Prev 35:661-7. 2003
This study analysed the relationship between major and minor accidents, and major accidents involving a moving vehicle, and behavioural and emotional factors in children, aged 4-15 years, using the Strengths and Difficulties ..
- Incidence and pattern of unintentional injuries and resulting disability among children under 5 years of age: results of the National Health Survey of Pakistan
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:229-38. 2009
..These results are useful for planning further research and for prioritising prevention programmes nationally and in other developing countries with similar situation...
- Psychiatric morbidity and comorbidity following accidental man-made traumatic events: incidence and risk factors
Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, University Hospital of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 250:156-62. 2000
- Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on whole blood cyanide concentrations in carbon monoxide intoxicated patients from fire accidents
Department of Anesthesia, Center of Head and Orthopedics, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:32. 2010
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and carbon monoxide (CO) may be important components of smoke from fire accidents. Accordingly, patients admitted to hospital from fire accidents may have been exposed to both HCN and CO...
- Confessed abuse versus witnessed accidents in infants: comparison of clinical, radiological, and ophthalmological data in corroborated cases
Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France
Childs Nerv Syst 26:637-45. 2010
..As a consequence, the diagnostic value of these criteria is difficult to assess because of a circularity bias...
- Young children proactively remedy unnoticed accidents
Harvard University, Department of Psychology, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Cognition 126:101-8. 2013
..These results indicate that proactive prosociality might be a characteristic of early human ontogeny, emerging in children as young as two years of age...
- Unintentional injury mortality and socio-economic development among 15-44-year-olds: in a health transition perspective
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Norrbacka, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Public Health 114:416-22. 2000
..There was an initial positive relation between GNP per capita and UIM, which became negative with increasing GNP per capita. We also found a health transition that had taken place in all country groups...
- Reducing mortality: an important aim of epilepsy management
J W Sander
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:349-51. 2004
- Changing patterns of airway accidents in intubated ICU patients
F N Kapadia
Department of Intensive Care, Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbia, India
Intensive Care Med 27:296-300. 2001
To document the changes in patterns of airway accidents in intubated patients.
- Biosafety breaches. Accidents spur a closer look at risks at biodefense labs
Science 317:1852-4. 2007
- Non-fatal limb injuries in motorbike accidents
Department of Community Health Science, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:635-8. 2008
To determine frequency and pattern of non-fatal limb injuries in motorbike accidents victims.
- Blood alcohol levels in persons who died from accidents and suicide
Department of Public Health, Health Service Executive North East Area, Railway Street, Navan, Co Meath
Ir Med J 99:80-3. 2006
Although it is known that alcohol is associated with a high proportion of fatal accidents and suicides, little information is available in Ireland on blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) of those who died...
- All-terrain vehicle crash factors and associated injuries in patients presenting to a regional trauma center
Mark A Brandenburg
Oklahoma Institute for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK 74135, USA
J Trauma 63:994-9. 2007
..Understanding the mechanisms of ATV crashes, especially rollovers, can provide important insight to consumers, legislators, and manufacturers on ATV safety and protection of the users...
- All-terrain vehicle rules and regulations: impact on pediatric mortality
Jeffrey S Upperman
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Pediatr Surg 38:1284-6. 2003
..The authors hypothesized that states with laws and regulations restricting pediatric ATV use may abrogate excess death compared with states without such restrictions...
- Risk factors for all-terrain vehicle injuries: a national case-control study
G B Rodgers
US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC 20207, USA
Am J Epidemiol 153:1112-8. 2001
- Cost effectiveness of wearing head protection on all-terrain vehicles
Melvin L Myers
Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
J Agromedicine 14:312-23. 2009
..If the exposure is adjusted to 2000 hours per year for an equivalent work year, 3276 head injuries could be averted including 23 fatalities per 100,000 at a social cost savings of US$509,172...
- All-terrain vehicle riding among youth: how do they fair?
Brendan T Campbell
Injury Prevention Center and Department of Pediatric Surgery, Connecticut Children s Medical Center and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
J Pediatr Surg 45:925-9. 2010
..Pediatric all-terrain vehicle (ATV) injuries have been increasing annually for more than a decade. The objective of this study was to describe the riding behaviors, helmet use, and crash history of young ATV riders...
- Trend of mortality rate and injury burden of transport accidents, suicides, and falls
Ki Sook Kim
Department of Epidemiology and Health Informatics, Graduate School of Korea University, Seoul, Korea
J Prev Med Public Health 45:8-13. 2012
..But studies in Korea about injuries were very few. Thus, this study was conducted to analyze the trend of major injuries from 1991 to 2006 and to provide basic data for preventing injuries...
- Population drinking and fatal injuries in Eastern Europe: a time-series analysis of six countries
Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur Addict Res 16:43-52. 2010
..To estimate to what extent injury mortality rates in 6 Eastern European countries are affected by changes in population drinking during the post-war period...
- [Accidents in a population of 350 adolescents and young adults: circumstances, risk factors and prediction of recurrence]
CHU et Centre hospitalier Henri Laborit, BP 587 86021 Poitiers
Bull Acad Natl Med 194:953-64; discussion 965-7. 2010
b>Accidents among adolescents and young adults are a public health issue, and present two main characteristics: a strong association with sporting activities, and frequent recurrence...
- Trends in the risk of accidents and injuries and their implications for models of fatigue and performance
Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A161-7. 2004
..The present paper reviews the available literature on shiftwork safety in which real measures of accidents or injuries could be pinpointed in time and in which the a priori risk appeared to be constant...
- Epidemiology of school accidents during a six school-year period in one region in Poland
Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Eur J Epidemiol 18:977-82. 2003
The aim of the study was to analyse the incidence of school accidents in relation to school size, urban/rural environment and conditions of physical education classes.
- Symptoms of PTSD according to individual and work environment characteristics of Korean railroad drivers with experience of person-under-train accidents
Byeong Su Yum
Institute for Occupational Health, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
J Psychosom Res 61:691-7. 2006
..study is to collect basic data on the prevalence pattern of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Korean railroad drivers exposed to person-under-train accidents according to the individual and working environmental characteristics.
- Where should infants sleep? A comparison of risk for suffocation of infants sleeping in cribs, adult beds, and other sleeping locations
N J Scheers
Office of Planning and Evaluation, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Pediatrics 112:883-9. 2003
- Sleep loss and accidents--work hours, life style, and sleep pathology
Departement of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Prog Brain Res 190:169-88. 2011
A very important outcome of reduced sleep is accidents. The present chapter will attempt to bring together some of the present knowledge in this area...
- [Emergency care for victims of accidents and violence in Brazil]
Suely Ferreira Deslandes
Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Fernandes Figueira, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:430-40. 2008
..results, challenges, limitations, and potential benefits associated with the Brazilian Policy for the Reduction of Morbidity and Mortality due to Accidents and Violence (PNRMAV) with regard to hospital emergency and urgent care services.
- Nonchemical suffocation deaths in forensic setting: a 6-year retrospective study of environmental suffocation, smothering, choking, and traumatic/positional asphyxia
Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale, 1701, Parthenais street, 12th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2K 3S7, Canada
J Forensic Sci 55:646-51. 2010
..Furthermore, new data without actual literature correlates were obtained in the conducting of this study and are presented here...
- [Epidemiology and control of injury]
Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University
J Prev Med Public Health 38:125-31. 2005
..Mortality rate of injury was higher in Korea than in England, USA or Japan, especially in car accidents, suicide and falls...
- Management of major accidents and disasters: an important responsibility for the trauma surgeons
University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
J Trauma 62:1321-9. 2007
- Mountaineering accidents in the European Alps: have the numbers increased in recent years?
Klinik fur Anaesthesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie, Klinikum der JW Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Wilderness Environ Med 12:74-80. 2001
Media reports convey the impression that the incidence of fatal accidents in the European Alps has increased...
- Fatal nontraffic injuries involving alcohol: A metaanalysis
G S Smith
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ann Emerg Med 33:659-68. 1999
..This study synthesizes US medical examiner studies of nontraffic fatalities for the purpose of estimating alcohol involvement by injury mechanism and intent...
- The cost of sleep-related accidents: a report for the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research
, Paris, France
Sleep 17:84-93. 1994
..National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research, explores the economic implications of sleepiness in relation to accidents. In Part One, I describe the frequency of accidents in the United States and explain a method for estimating the ..
- Fractures in young children: are physicians in the emergency department and orthopedic clinics adequately screening for possible abuse?
Child Abuse Program, Department of Pediatrics, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 19:148-53. 2003
- Alcohol intake and the pattern of trauma in young adults and working aged people admitted after trauma
Department of Neurology, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
Alcohol Alcohol 40:269-73. 2005
..To investigate the relationship of different patterns of alcohol intake to various types of trauma...
- Epidemiological analysis of injury in Shandong Province, China
Department of Non Communicable Disease Prevention, Shandong Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, 72 Jingshi Road, Jinan 250014, China
BMC Public Health 8:122. 2008
..To describe the prevalence and burden of injury and provide elaborate information for policy development, we conducted a community-based household survey in the Shandong Province of China...
- Statin adherence and risk of accidents: a cautionary tale
Colin R Dormuth
Therapeutics Initiative, and Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada
Circulation 119:2051-7. 2009
..We sought evidence of this bias by examining associations between statin exposure and various outcomes that should not be causally affected by statin exposure, such as workplace and motor vehicle accidents.
- Mortality and population drinking: a review of the literature
Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm, Sweden
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:537-47. 2005
..half the countries, there was a significant relationship between consumption, on one hand, and mortality from accidents and homicide as well as all-cause mortality on the other hand...
- Cause-specific mortality in epilepsy
Samden D Lhatoo
Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
Epilepsia 46:36-9. 2005
..Patients who continue to suffer seizures appear to have an almost 40 times higher risk of mortality than those in remission...
- Risk factors for childhood drowning in rural regions of a developing country: a case-control study
School of Public Health, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, China
Inj Prev 13:178-82. 2007
..Descriptive epidemiological studies have shown that childhood drowning rates are higher in developing countries, with an increasing trend in rural areas...
- Childhood injuries in Pakistan: results from two communities
Human Development Programme, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
J Health Popul Nutr 28:392-8. 2010
- Insomnia and its relationship to health-care utilization, work absenteeism, productivity and accidents
Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 0A6
Sleep Med 10:427-38. 2009
To document and provide a micro analysis of the relationship between insomnia and health problems, health-care use, absenteeism, productivity and accidents.
- The global burden of unintentional injuries and an agenda for progress
International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Epidemiol Rev 32:110-20. 2010
- Fatal accidents among elite mountaineers: A historical perspective from the European Alps
Institute of Applied Geosciences, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
High Alt Med Biol 11:147-51. 2010
..168 to 0.251) and female mountaineers (0.118; 95% CI: 0.033 to 0.343) is not statistically significant. No fatal accidents occurred among elite mountaineers born before 1820...
- Posttraumatic stress disorder following accidental injury: rule or exception in Switzerland?
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Psychother Psychosom 77:111-8. 2008
- Coping with serious accidental injury: a one-year follow-up study
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Psychother Psychosom 74:379-86. 2005
- Population-based estimates of injuries in Sri Lanka
K V Navaratne
Department of Community Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Inj Prev 15:170-5. 2009
..Injuries are the leading cause of public hospital admission in Sri Lanka. Data on injury epidemiology to plan prevention programmes to reduce injury burden are not readily available...
- Projectile cylinder accidents resulting from the presence of ferromagnetic nitrous oxide or oxygen tanks in the MR suite
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0709, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 177:27-30. 2001
..The purpose of this study is to alert MR users to the potentially lethal consequences of projectile cylinder accidents in the MR environment...
- Injury patterns in rural and urban Uganda
Department of Surgery, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Inj Prev 7:46-50. 2001
..To describe and contrast injury patterns in rural and urban Uganda...
- Does patient cognition predict time off from work after life-threatening accidents?
Psychiatric Department, University Hospital, Culmannstrasse 8, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Psychiatry 160:2025-31. 2003
..The present study aimed to identify predictors of the number of days of leave taken in a consecutively selected group of accident victims who sustained severe, mostly life-threatening physical trauma...
- [Memorial services after major accidents]
Lars Johan Danbolt
Sykehuset Innlandet, avdeling Sanderud, Postboks 68, 2312 Ottestad
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:157-60. 2007
Memorial services in the acute phase after major accidents have been common in Norway since the late 1980ies. We have examined such services from the aspect of liturgy, rite and as help to cope in a crisis...
- Woodstoves uncovered: a paediatric problem
Jessica R Street
The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Burns 28:472-4. 2002
To document and describe the effects of woodstove burns in children. To identify how these accidents occur so that a prevention strategy can be devised.
- Unintentional injuries among primary and middle school students in Maanshan City, eastern China
Ye huan Sun
Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Acta Paediatr 95:268-75. 2006
..To describe the rates and patterns of unintentional injuries among primary and middle school students in China...
- Unintentional injuries among 16 to 20 year old students in Switzerland
Joan Caries Suris
Groupe de recherche sur la santé des adolescents, IUMSP, Lausanne, Switzerland
Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:265-73. 2004
In our society, accidents constitute a major public health problem, especially among youth...
- Post-traumatic stress disorder in serious accidental injury: 3-year follow-up study
Psychiatrische Dienste Aargau AG, Baden, Switzerland
Br J Psychiatry 192:376-83. 2008
Long-term data on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following accidents are scarce.
- Femur shaft fractures in toddlers and young children: rarely from child abuse
R M Schwend
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University at Buffalo, Children s Hospital, New York 14222, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 20:475-81. 2000
..Unless other evidence of abuse such as an inconsistent story, bruises, or other fractures are present, abuse is very unlikely to be involved in the walking-age child, analogous to the toddler fracture of the tibia...
- [The incidence and patterns of unintentional injuries in daily life in Korea: a nationwide study]
Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Department of Health Policy and Management
J Prev Med Public Health 41:265-71. 2008
..This study was conducted to estimate the cumulative incidence rate (CIR) of unintentional injuries in Korean daily life and to describe the pattern of unintentional injuries...
- Bunk beds--a still underestimated risk for accidents in childhood?
J M Mayr
Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Graz, Austria
Eur J Pediatr 159:440-3. 2000
A retrospective analysis of 218 bunk-bed accidents and a random sample survey with 991 family interviews were performed in order to establish guidelines for bunk-bed accident prevention. Falls from the top bed during sleep (35...
- The South African National Non-Natural Mortality Surveillance System--rationale, pilot results and evaluation
Institute for Social and Health Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria
S Afr Med J 91:408-17. 2001
..The pilot study demonstrates the feasibility of the system, and identifies the need to remove organisational constraints and individual barriers if it is to be sustained and expanded beyond the pilot sites...
- Incidence and costs of accidents among attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder patients
Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:346.e1-9. 2004
The purpose is to analyze the incidence and costs of accidents among Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patients.
- Suicidal events and accidents in 216 first-episode bipolar I disorder patients: predictive factors
Hari Mandir Kaur Khalsa
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Mailman Research Center, McLean Division of Massachusetts General Hospital, Belmont, MA 02478 9106, USA
J Affect Disord 106:179-84. 2008
Risks of life-threatening behaviors are high among bipolar disorder (BPD) patients, but early rates and associated risk factors for suicides and accidents remain ill-defined.
- Epidemiology of deaths from injuries in the Islamic Republic of Iran
M E Akbari
Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 12:382-90. 2006
..Most fatal injuries were unintentional (48.0/100 000). Deaths from traffic injuries (30.0/100 000) are the highest in the world. Of 1693 intentional fatal injuries, 61% were due to suicide, at a mean age of 29 years...
- Morbidity and accidents in patients with epilepsy: results of a European cohort study
Centro Regionale per l Epilessia e Clinica Neurologica, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
Epilepsia 43:1076-83. 2002
To assess the risk of illnesses and accidents in patients with epilepsy and to evaluate the proportion of those risks attributable to epilepsy.
- Childhood mental ability in relation to cause-specific accidents in adulthood: the 1970 British Cohort Study
G D Batty
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
QJM 100:405-14. 2007
Few data link childhood mental ability (IQ) with risk of accidents, and most published studies have methodological limitations.
- Injury in young people with intellectual disability: descriptive epidemiology
Centre for Developmental Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Inj Prev 7:56-61. 2001
..To assess the public health importance of injury in a representative sample of young people with intellectual disability relative to the general population...
- Hospital admissions and deaths relating to deliberate self-harm and accidents within 5 years of a cancer diagnosis: a national study in Scotland, UK
D R Camidge
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, UK
Br J Cancer 96:752-7. 2007
..to many medicines that may confuse or provide a means for harm, potentially also increasing their risk from accidents. Ratios of observed/expected numbers of hospital admission and death events relating to deliberate self-harm (..
- Accidents in patients with epilepsy: types, circumstances, and complications: a European cohort study
Mariska van den Broek
Epilepsia 45:667-72. 2004
To investigate the risk of accidents in a cohort of patients with epilepsy and in matched nonepilepsy controls, by type, circumstances, and complications.
- Screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in children after accidental injury
Justin A Kenardy
School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
Pediatrics 118:1002-9. 2006
..The aim of this study was to examine the ability of the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire to predict children at risk of developing distressing posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms 1 and 6 months after a traumatic accident...
- Accidents to preschool children: comparing family and neighbourhood risk factors
School of Health Policy and Practice, UK
Soc Sci Med 48:321-30. 1999
..higher in deprived urban neighbourhoods than in affluent areas but the multilevel analysis showed that, for all accidents, much of the variation in rates was accounted for by factors at the individual level i.e...
- Community-based study of unintentional injuries among preschool children in Damascus
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Damascus University, Syrian Arab Republic
East Mediterr Health J 14:398-405. 2008
..The most frequent injuries were from falls, 52.0%, and most injuries (73.9%) occurred inside the home. Area of residence was the only independent predictor for the occurrence of childhood injuries...
- Drudgery, accidents and injuries in Indian agriculture
Pranab Kumar Nag
National Institute of Occupational Health, Indian Council of Medical Research, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad 380016, India
Ind Health 42:149-62. 2004
..The work drudgery, the traumatic accidents and injuries are the major concerns to examine options for ergonomics intervention and betterment of work in ..
- Illegal drugs-related fatalities in Slovenia
M Zorec Karlovsek
Medical Faculty, Institute for Forensic Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Korytkova 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Forensic Sci Int 146:S71-5. 2004
..Between 1997 and 2003, there was a downward trend in the average age in the group heroine/morphine only. Since 2001, we are the part of the national working group on key indicator "drug-related mortality" applying EMCDDA methodology...
- Work-related accidents and occupational diseases in veterinarians and their staff
Institution of Statutory Accident Insurance of the Health and Welfare Service, Pappelallee 35 37, 20089, Hamburg, Germany
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:230-8. 2005
We assessed the occupational hazards in veterinary practice by analysing accident insurance data in order to stimulate strategies to prevent occupational accidents and diseases in veterinarians and their staff.
- Occupational disparities in accidents and roles of lifestyle factors and disabilities: a population-based study in north-eastern France
Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, 133 Boulevard Davout, 75980Paris Cedex 20, France
Public Health 122:771-83. 2008
To assess occupational disparities with regard to the occurrence of occupational, traffic, domestic and sports accidents, and the role of factors such as smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, psychotropic drug intake and ..
- Alcohol consumption and fatal accidents in Canada, 1950-98
Ole Jørgen Skog
Centre for Advanced Study, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, Norway
Addiction 98:883-93. 2003
To evaluate the effects of changes in aggregate alcohol consumption on overall fatal accidents, motor vehicle accidents, fatal falling accidents and drowning accidents in Canadian provinces after 1950.
- Predicting children's post-traumatic stress symptoms following hospitalization for accidental injury: combining the Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire and heart rate
Katherine A Olsson
Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, University of Queensland, Australia
J Anxiety Disord 22:1447-53. 2008
..These findings suggest that the CTSQ-HR screen may increase identification of children who are likely to develop PTSD symptoms, enabling development of targeted prevention programs...
- Firearms accidents in Northern India (1980-2000)
B P Singh
Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Directorate of Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India, Chandigarh
Med Sci Law 46:69-75. 2006
This paper investigates firearms accidents from the last two decades (1980-2000), with information received from the three North Indian states, Chandigarh, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh and from the military and paramilitary organisations ..
- Occurrence and risk factors of unintentional injuries among 12- to 18-year-old Finns--a survey of 8219 adolescents
Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere 33014, Finland
Eur J Epidemiol 19:437-44. 2004
- Harmful alcohol use of those who died a violent death (the extended region of Ljubljana 1995-1999)
Health Centre Sezana, SI 6210 Sezana, Partizanska cesta 24, Slovenia
Forensic Sci Int 147:S49-52. 2005
..8% of all murder victims, 25.4% of suicides, 24.6% of victims involved in traffic accidents and 19.3% of those who died in accidents at home. 23...
- The incidence of home accidents is going down in Belgium
Department of Epidemiology, Scientific Institute Public Health, Juliette Wytsmanstraat 14, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:200-2. 2006
The objective of the present study was to estimate the incidence of home accidents in Belgium in 2002 and to compare them with the results of 1996...
- Risk factors for fatal accidents and suicides in peacekeepers: is there an overlap?
The Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Medical Centre, Medical Division, Psychiatry Branch, Sognsvannsveien 21, Building 20, N 0320 Oslo, Norway
Mil Med 169:988-93. 2004
Previous research has indicated that there is an increased risk of fatal accidents in veterans of military operations and that such accidental deaths may be related to mental health problems...
- Global childhood unintentional injury surveillance in four cities in developing countries: a pilot study
Adnan A Hyder
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Bull World Health Organ 87:345-52. 2009
..To determine the frequency and nature of childhood injuries and to explore the risk factors for such injuries in low-income countries by using emergency department (ED) surveillance data...
- Predictors of psychosocial distress after suicide, SIDS and accidents
Center for Crisis Psychology, Bergen, Norway
Death Stud 27:143-65. 2003
..of psychosocial distress of parents bereaved by young suicides, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and child accidents. One objective is to explore whether suicide bereavement is more difficult for those left behind than other ..
- Insulin sensitivity markers: predictors of accidents and suicides in Helsinki Heart Study screenees
Beatrice A Golomb
Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 55:767-73. 2002
..study was to evaluate whether elements signifying relative insulin sensitivity (IS) were prospectively linked to accidents and suicides in 14,976 Helsinki Heart Study (HHS) screenees...
- Distribution of accidents, injuries, and illnesses by family type. ALSPAC Study Team. Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood
T G O'Connor
Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 106:E68. 2000
..To investigate whether family type and psychosocial risks indexed by family type were systematically associated with differences in health outcomes in children...
- [Asphyxiation by suffocation and strangulation in children younger than 15 years of age]
U de G, CUCS, Departamento de Salud Publica
Gac Med Mex 140:503-6. 2004
..Our aim was to describe non-intentional strangulation or suffocation suffered by children under 15 years of age...
- Patterns of accidents among children visiting Jimma University Hospital, south west of Ethiopia
Department of public and Family Health, Jimma University
Ethiop Med J 44:339-45. 2006
b>Accidents are now becoming the leading causes of morbidity and mortality after the first year of life; hence the need to analyze the pattern in prospective manner will help plan preventive measures as well as indicate the magnitude of ..
- Ecological analysis of accidents and lethal violence in Vitória, Southeastern Brazil
Márcia de Jesus Rocha Pereira Bastos
Secretaria Municipal de Saúde, Prefeitura Municipal de Vitória, Vitoria, ES, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 43:123-32. 2009
..To analyze the socioeconomic background and its relationship with spatial distribution of mortality due to violence...