Summary: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.
Publications251 found, 100 shown here
- Adolescent mothers' beliefs about parenting and injury prevention: results of a focus groupL M Bennett Murphy
Department of Psychology, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 43081, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 15:194-9. 2001....
- Falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: a systematic reviewHeidi Winter
School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
Int Psychogeriatr 25:215-27. 2013..Therefore, the purpose of this systematic review is to investigate interventions designed to reduce falls in community-dwelling, cognitively impaired older adults...
- The effect of education and home safety equipment on childhood thermal injury prevention: meta-analysis and meta-regressionD Kendrick
Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, UK
Inj Prev 15:197-204. 2009..To evaluate whether home safety education and safety equipment provision increases thermal injury prevention practices or reduces thermal injury rates and whether the effect of interventions differs by social group...
- Evidence into practice: combining the art and science of injury preventionM Brussoni
Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Inj Prev 12:373-7. 2006..To bring together scientific evidence of what works in injury prevention with the knowledge and experience of practitioners, using a case study of smoke alarm installation from England...
- The problem of children's injuries in low-income countries: a reviewSheridan N Bartlett
Children s Environments Research Group, City University, New York, NY, USA
Health Policy Plan 17:1-13. 2002....
- Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of marked wire in reducing avian collisions with power linesRafael Barrientos
Departamento de Ecologia Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, E 28006 Madrid, Spain
Conserv Biol 25:893-903. 2011..When comparing mortality at marked and unmarked lines, we recommend use of the same time intervals and habitats and standardizing the periodicity of carcass searches...
- A matched case-control study evaluating the effectiveness of speed humps in reducing child pedestrian injuriesJune M Tester
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am J Public Health 94:646-50. 2004..We evaluated the protective effectiveness of speed humps in reducing child pedestrian injuries in residential neighborhoods...
- Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trialNgaire Kerse
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:524-31. 2004..To establish the effectiveness of a fall-prevention program in reducing falls and injurious falls in older residential care residents...
- A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuriesLisa Hartling
Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Room 9424, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6J 2G3
Pediatrics 114:e483-96. 2004..A specific focus was the effectiveness of the North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks...
- Group interventions for the prevention of injuries in young children: a systematic reviewB Bruce
Dalhousie University, Faculty of Graduate Studies, IWK Health Centre, Canada
Inj Prev 11:143-7. 2005..This systematic review examined group based injury prevention interventions that targeted young children to determine the effectiveness of such strategies in enhancing children's safety behaviors...
- Peer educators--contributing to child accident preventionSusan Carr
Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research and Development Unit, Northumbria University
Community Pract 78:174-7. 2005This paper describes the evaluation of an innovative approach to tackling the issue of childhood accident prevention in the home, in a deprived inner city and multi-ethnic community in the north of England...
- Preventing childhood falls at home: meta-analysis and meta-regressionDenise Kendrick
Division of Primary Care, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Primary Care Trust, Hucknall Health Centre, Nottingham, England, UK
Am J Prev Med 35:370-379. 2008..Despite social inequalities in childhood injury rates, there is a lack of evidence examining the effect of fall-prevention practices by social group...
- The Citizenship Safety Project: a pilot studyK Frederick
Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
Health Educ Res 21:87-96. 2006..Social Health Education lessons, 11 pairs (n = 22) of Year 10 students developed a project to take one accident prevention theme of their choice into a primary school to teach small groups of five or six Year 2 pupils (n = 55)...
- An interactive, hospital-based injury prevention program for first-, second-, and third-grade studentsDonna Erickson Wehner
Office of Community Health, Memorial Medical Center, Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, PA 15905, USA
J Emerg Nurs 31:383-6. 2005
- "Risk Watch": cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating an injury prevention programDenise Kendrick
Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
Inj Prev 13:93-8. 2007..to evaluate the effectiveness of a school-based injury prevention program...
- Research on preventing road traffic injuries in developing countries is neededPablo Perel
BMJ 328:895. 2004
- Toddler drowning prevention: teaching parents about water safety in conjunction with their child's in-water lessonsK Moran
Centre for Health and Physical Education, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:254-6. 2006..Further research is required to determine how parents whose toddlers do not attend swimming lessons might similarly benefit from such a programme...
- Putting public health evidence into practice: increasing the prevalence of working smoke alarms in disadvantaged inner city housingH Roberts
Child Health Research and Policy Unit, City University, London, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:280-5. 2004..Qualitative work, which accompanied the trial explored barriers and levers to the use of this public health intervention...
- What tools help make "whole-of-patient" practices happen?: a Tasmanian falls prevention projectErica Bell
University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Holist Nurs Pract 20:130-6. 2006..These data suggest that while the tool helped develop holistic nursing practices, the development of multidisciplinary practices requires different tools and strategies...
- Evaluation of the THINK FIRST For KIDS injury prevention curriculum for primary studentsA Greene
Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Neurology, Portland, Oregon 97201 3098, USA
Inj Prev 8:257-8. 2002..This paper describes a study conducted by THINK FIRST of Oregon on one of its injury prevention curricula, THINK FIRST for KIDS...
- An evaluation of the effectiveness of the Injury Minimization Programme for Schools (IMPS)K Frederick
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Inj Prev 6:92-5. 2000..To evaluate the effect of an injury prevention programme (Injury Minimization Programme for Schools, IMPS) on children's primary and secondary prevention, and basic life support, knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviour...
- Safety-related knowledge and behavior changes in participants of farm safety day campsD M McCallum
Institute for Social Science Research, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0216, USA
J Agric Saf Health 11:35-50. 2005..These results support claims for the effectiveness of farm safety day camps for increasing knowledge and improving safe practices among camp participants...
- A systematic review of farm safety interventionsL A DeRoo
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Am J Prev Med 18:51-62. 2000..The main objective of this study was to systematically review the existing evidence for the effectiveness of farm injury prevention interventions...
- Perceptions of health professionals about effective practice in falls preventionLynette Mackenzie
Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
Disabil Rehabil 31:2005-12. 2009....
- Preventing unintentional injuries to children in the home: a systematic review of the effectiveness of programmes supplying and/or installing home safety equipmentMark Pearson
Peninsula Technology Assessment Group PenTAG, Peninsula Medical School University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
Health Promot Int 26:376-92. 2011..Where stair gates are both supplied and installed, inequalities in rates of use may be reduced...
- Effectiveness of speed cameras in preventing road traffic collisions and related casualties: systematic reviewPaul Pilkington
University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Bristol BS16 1DD
BMJ 330:331-4. 2005..To assess whether speed cameras reduce road traffic collisions and related casualties...
- Mass gathering preparedness: the experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para-Olympic GamesChristos Hadjichristodoulou
Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece
J Environ Health 67:52-7. 2005..The Olympic Games are a difficult assignment that demands extensive planning, appropriate resources, and timely reporting and coordination among the various public health agencies...
- [Prevention of unintentional child injuries]Wei Xiang
Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 41:876-9. 2003
- Comparing unintentional and intentional injuries in a school settingMary Ann P Limbos
USC Keck School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS 76, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
J Sch Health 73:101-6. 2003..A potential area to focus interventions for intentional injuries are modifications of the school environment and surrounding grounds to improve supervision and monitoring...
- How mothers parent their children with behavior disorders: implications for unintentional injury riskDavid C Schwebel
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, 35294, USA
J Safety Res 37:167-73. 2006..This study was designed to test the role of parental supervision in explaining why children with behavior disorders have increased risk of unintentional injury...
- [Accidents - places, circumstances, sequels. Results of a German federal health survey 1998]U Langen
Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
Gesundheitswesen 66:21-8. 2004..Bone fractures as a consequence of injuries play an increasingly great role with increasing age; in women earlier than in men. In persons over 70 years of age, far more than half of the injury consequences result in bone fractures...
- [Childhood injuries in Israel: status and prevention strategies]Michal Hemmo-Lotem
Harefuah 142:609-11, 646, 645. 2003..It is very important that a national strategy for child safety be established accompanied by an adequate budget. Above all, it requires a lot of faith and commitment for the only vision: making the world a safer place for children...
- [Childhood injuries in northern Israel--prevalance and risk factors]Dan Miron
Pediatric Department A, Haemek Medical Center, Afula
Harefuah 142:579-82, 648. 2003..Preventing these accidents by educating parents has proved to be the most successful way of reducing such accidents and protecting children...
- Chapter 5.7: major public health problems - injuriesMarie Hasselberg
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Public Health Suppl 67:113-24. 2006
- Evaluating the impact of a child injury prevention projectJulie Carman
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT
Community Pract 79:188-92. 2006....
- [Children's accidents in rural environment: study of 324 cases]F Ghribi
Service de Pédopsychiatrie CHU Hédi Chaker Sfax, Tunisie
Tunis Med 81:86-93. 2003..4% of cases. A failing of the setting is noted in 44% of cases. The prevention to be efficient should take into account of the inherent measurements to the accident (environment, cultural and psychological factors)...
- Improving safety-restraint use by children in shopping carts: evaluation of a store-based safety interventionGary A Smith
Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Pediatrics 118:739-45. 2006..The main outcome measure of the study was the change in the proportion of children who were < 5 years old, riding in a shopping cart, and restrained correctly...
- Rider errors and amusement ride safety: observation at three carnival midwaysKathryn Woodcock
School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3
Accid Anal Prev 39:390-7. 2007..Future interventions should consider whether ride features could guide or support riders in achieving their goals rather than obstructing or prohibiting specific behaviours...
- Children's indoor and outdoor play patterns in Ahwaz City: implications for injury preventionH Soori
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 12:372-81. 2006..4%), park/playground (18.3%) and home (17.8%). There were significant differences in play patterns by age and sex. The play patterns of older children and boys exposed them to more hazardous situations than younger children and girls...
- Unintentional injuries in infants in SingaporeA M Snodgrass
Department of Paediatric Medicine, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
Singapore Med J 47:376-82. 2006..To describe the risk factors, causes and outcome of infant injuries so as to guide the formulation of injury prevention strategies specific for Singapore babies less than one year old...
- [Injury control from the perspective of contextual pediatrics]Danilo Blank
Departamento de Pediatria e Puericultura, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS
J Pediatr (Rio J) 81:S123-36. 2005..To describe the relationship between injury control and contextual pediatrics...
- Knowledge, attitude and practices of childhood injuries and their prevention by primary caregivers in SingaporeM M Thein
Department of Community Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore 229899
Singapore Med J 46:122-6. 2005..Thus there is a need to conduct this type of study in order to develop appropriate educational programmes...
- Integrating injuries into noncommunicable disease prevention: a case study from PakistanSania Nishtar
President Heartfile, 1 Chak Shahzad, Islamabad, Pakistan
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:726-8. 2004..It, therefore, has a comprehensive configuration with evidence-based policy and action-oriented dimensions calling for a change at the institutional, community and public policy levels...
- Providing child safety equipment to prevent injuries: randomised controlled trialMichael Watson
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2HA
BMJ 330:178. 2005..To assess the effectiveness of safety advice and safety equipment in reducing unintentional injuries for families with children aged under 5 years and living in deprived areas...
- Neighborhood social composition and injury risks among pre-adolescent and adolescent boys and girls. A study in Stockholm metropolitanAnne Reimers
Stockholm Center of Public Health, Department of Alcohol and Drug Prevention, Center for Safety Promotion, Stockholm, Sweden
Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:215-27. 2004..The mechanisms via which contextual aspects operate during youth are likely to vary according to type (cause) of injury and gender...
- Adolescent injury risk behaviorJoav Merrick
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of the Medical Director, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel
Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:207-13. 2004....
- Identification of risk factors and effective intervention strategies corresponding to the major causes of childhood death from injuryJ M Rubsam
Babies and Children 's Hospital of New York, New York, USA
J N Y State Nurses Assoc 32:4-8. 2001..This article describes community and national level intervention strategies that have been successful in reducing childhood injury...
- [Every 2 minutes a child is injured in Germany]Annelie Henter
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbritsmedizin, Dortmund
Kinderkrankenschwester 23:73-4. 2004
- Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwideCharles Mock
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Lancet 363:2172-9. 2004..Injury control activities should, therefore, be undertaken in a context of attention to human rights and other broad social issues...
- Can we make our home our castle?Reuven Friedmann
Isr Med Assoc J 6:364-6. 2004
- Contributing factors to preschool unintentional injuryDawn Lee Garzon
College of Nursing, University of Missouri St Louis, 228 Nursing Admin Building, One University Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63121 4400, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:441-7. 2005..Evidence-based suggestions for modification of nursing practice are provided...
- Neighbourhood social and socio-economic composition and injury risksAnne Reimers
Department of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Paediatr 94:1488-94. 2005..To investigate whether social and socio-economic characteristics of the population within a parish influence childhood injury...
- Injury prevention practices as depicted in G and PG rated movies: the sequelL T Ramsey
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Inj Prev 11:353-6. 2005....
- Measuring contamination in an injury prevention randomized controlled trialMichael Watson
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2HA, UK
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 12:197-9. 2005
- Incidence and risk factors of fall injuries among infants: a study in GreeceXanthi Dedoukou
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1002-6. 2004..To assess the incidence of fall injuries among infants in Greece, overall and by type of nursery equipment...
- Injury: a disease that affects all of societyTimothy E Corden
WMJ 104:9-11. 2005
- Teenager injury panorama in northern SwedenL Johansson
Section of Forensic Medicine, Dept. of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, , Sweden
Int J Circumpolar Health 60:380-90. 2001..Curfew laws, a compulsory bicycle helmet law are other injury reducing measures suggested...
- Investigating the over-representation of older persons in do-it-yourself home maintenance injury and barriers to preventionK Ashby
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Inj Prev 13:328-33. 2007....
- Alarming trends in the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving complianceShawn J Rangel
Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Pediatr Surg 43:200-7. 2008..The purpose of this study was to characterize patterns of restraint use among children hospitalized after motor vehicle collision and to examine the effects of race and socioeconomic status on compliance...
- Injuries in public and private playgrounds: the relative contribution of structural, equipment and human factorsE Petridou
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
Acta Paediatr 91:691-7. 2002..75) because they were encouraged to play bare-footed...
- The incidence of shopping cart-related injuries in the United States, 2002--2006Jonathan W Wright
Center for Injury Sciences at UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Accid Anal Prev 40:1253-6. 2008..Shopping cart-related injuries are an important cause of childhood injury in the United States (US). To date, few studies have investigated the epidemiology and incidence of these injuries...
- Interactions between child behavior patterns and parent supervision: implications for children's risk of unintentional injuryBarbara A Morrongiello
University of Guelph, Psychology Department, Guelph, Ontario N1G 3M9, Canada
Child Dev 79:627-38. 2008..Implications for preventing childhood injuries are discussed...
- Injury and inequalities: bridging the gapElizabeth Towner
Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of the West of England, Hampton House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JS, UK
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 12:79-84. 2005..Progress on addressing the gap is still in its early stages, with many research gaps related to explanatory and intervention studies and few examples of policy initiatives...
- A review of nonoccupational ladder-related injuries in Victoria: as easy as falling off a ladderHarvinder S Bedi
Department of Orthopaedics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
J Trauma 64:1608-12. 2008..This is due to a culture that encourages a "do-it-yourself" attitude toward home renovation combined with a lack of formal training programs and regulations governing ladder use...
- Falling televisions: The hidden danger for childrenMichael G Scheidler
Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Pediatr Surg 37:572-5. 2002..The current investigation was designed to examine the risk factors, spectrum of injuries, and operative intervention required in children injured by falling televisions...
- [Swedish work on child safety has been exemplary. The preventive measures at risk with a new organization]Cecilia Hansson
Folkhälsovetenskap, Karlstads universitet
Lakartidningen 105:1385-6. 2008
- [Accidents attended in a basic health area of Girona, Spain]Elena Soriano Suárez
Institut Catala de la Salut, Girona
Rev Esp Salud Publica 76:57-64. 2002..Establishment of the incidence and clinicoepidemiological characteristics of the accidents attended in a Basic Health Area can provide important information about which of these could be susceptible to preventive actions...
- [Epidemiology of accidents related to sea-swimming in the Tuscany Region using a health-promotion strategy. Preliminary report]A Alfano
Dip di Sanità Pubblica ed Epidemiologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze
Ann Ig 14:179-84. 2002..Such corrections, introduced during the summer season 2000, could contribute to the creation of a model with potential applications in other Italian and European coastal regions...
- An evidence-consultation base for developing child injury prevention priorities for Australian farmsLaurence Stiller
Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Moree New South Wales
Health Promot J Austr 19:91-6. 2008..Child injury on farms is a significant public health problem. This article describes the evidence and consultation base for development of a national strategy for child safety on farms in Australia...
- A 4-year review of severe pediatric trauma in eastern Ontario: a descriptive analysisMartin H Osmond
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Trauma 52:8-12. 2002..The objective of this study was to describe a population of children admitted to a tertiary care pediatric hospital with severe trauma to identify key areas for injury prevention research, and programming...
- Special issue of Traffic Injury Prevention. IntroductionJim Langford
Monash University Accident Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
Traffic Inj Prev 9:277. 2008
- Older drivers' "high per-mile crash involvement": the implications for licensing authoritiesJohn Eberhard
Aging and Transportation Issues, Howard County Commission on Aging, Columbia, Maryland 21045, USA
Traffic Inj Prev 9:284-90. 2008..Determine what role motor vehicle administrators have in dealing with older drivers based on their crash risk and mobility needs...
- Protecting children from agricultural injuriesBarbara C Lee
WMJ 101:14-5. 2002
- Designing sensor systems capable of differentiating children from adultsRandy Butturini
U S Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Safety Res 37:175-85. 2006..If a child safety system can accurately identify intruders as adults or children, nuisance alarm rates can be decreased...
- Using an injury diary to describe the ecology of children's daily injuriesDavid C Schwebel
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, 415 CH, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Safety Res 33:301-19. 2002..First, are daily injury diaries an effective means to gather information about children's unintentional injuries? Second, what are the circumstances of children's injuries as recorded through the diary method?..
- Injuries among older adults: the challenge of optimizing safety and minimizing unintended consequencesS Binder
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Inj Prev 8:IV2-4. 2002..To describe the problem of falls, motor vehicle related injuries, and suicide among older adults, and issues related to their prevention...
- Characteristics and risk factors for accident injury in Canada from 1986 to 1996: an analysis of the Canadian Accident Injury Reporting and Evaluation (CAIRE) databaseFrank Mo
Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, AL 1910C1, Tunney s Pasture, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1A 0K9
Inj Control Saf Promot 9:73-81. 2002....
- [Injury prevention as the physician's challenge]M Richter
II Chirurgische Klinik Unfallchirurgie, Orthopädie und Fusschirurgie, Klinikum Coburg, Ketschendorfer Strasse 33, 96450, Coburg, Deutschland
Unfallchirurg 110:734-44. 2007..Special attention was also directed to the age groups of children/adolescents and the elderly...
- Evaluation of a New Zealand indigenous community injury prevention projectMarilyn Brewin
Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Inj Control Saf Promot 9:83-8. 2002..To evaluate the Turanganui-a-kiwa Community Injury Prevention Project, based in a provincial town on the North Island of New Zealand with an extensive indigenous population (Maori)...
- Injury prevention for children with disabilitiesDeborah Gaebler-Spira
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 13:891-906. 2002..Educational programs should be developed to alert providers to the risks of abuse of children who have disabilities...
- [Occupational accidents in an oil refinery in Brazil]Carlos Augusto Vaz de Souza
Coordenação Geral de Vigilância Ambiental em Saúde, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Fundacao Nacional de Saude, Ministerio da Saude, Brasilia, DF, Brasil
Rev Saude Publica 36:576-83. 2002..Work in oil refineries involves the risk of minor to major accidents. National data show the impact of accidents on this industry. A study was carried out to describe accident profile and evaluate the adequacy of accident reporting system...
- [Injury prevention in the elderly population]M Richter
Unfallchirurgische Klinik mit Unfallforschung, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
Unfallchirurg 105:1076-87. 2002..Injury prevention in the elderly population is an interdisciplinary task as for example shown by the successful fall clinics in the anglo-american area...
- The roles of age, gender, inhibitory control, and parental supervision in children's pedestrian safetyBenjamin K Barton
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 32:517-26. 2007..We examined the roles of children's individual differences (age, gender, and inhibitory control) and parental supervision in children's pedestrian behaviors...
- Mobilizing for pedestrian safety: an experiment in community actionA 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...
- Permanent impairments, disabilities and disability pensions related to accidents in NorwayJ Lund
Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Accid Anal Prev 33:19-30. 2001..supplement to the epidemiological picture of rates and trends of impairments, disability and disability pensionings (the more serious consequences of accidents), points to the need to focus on the current trends for accident prevention.
- 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..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 (35.1%) or while playing (34.4%) and falling off the ladder (23...
- Secondary individual prevention of occupational skin diseases in health care workers, cleaners and kitchen employees: aims, experiences and descriptive resultsElke Weisshaar
Department of Clinical Social Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Thibautstrasse 3, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:477-84. 2007..Skin protection courses focus on educational aims (e.g. improving skin care habits, influencing the participants' attitudes towards health) and medical aims (e.g. optimising diagnostic procedures, complementing individual therapy)...
- Impact of a program for the prevention of traffic accidents in a Southern Brazilian city: a model for implementation in a developing countryCármine Porcelli Salvarani
Division of Neurosurgery, Maringá Medical School, State University of Maringá Parana, Maringa, Parana, Brazil
Surg Neurol 72:6-13; discussion 13-4. 2009..The objective of the present study was to set up a traffic accident prevention program based on the adapted Think First and to evaluate its impact by comparing epidemiological variables ..
- [Effectiveness studies in the Italian Society of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene congresses (1989-2003)]S Mattioli
Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna, Unita Operativa di Medicina del Lavoro, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna
Med Lav 96:513-48. 2005..Knowledge of the results of studies on effectiveness of preventive interventions is a fundamental requirement in occupational medicine...
- Role of physicians in preventing accidents in the home involving children under 15 years in the French-speaking community of BelgiumChristine Bazelmans
Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Brussels Free University, Brussels, Belgium
Inj Control Saf Promot 11:253-7. 2004..To measure GPs' and paediatricians' expectations, attitudes, priorities and demands in the area of promoting safety and preventing accidents in the home involving children under 15 years of age...
- An evaluation of the variation in the rates of occupational accidents in Turkey with trend analysis methodology. Are occupational accidents really diminishing?Ali N Yildiz
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University Hacettepe, Ankara 06100, Turkey
Saudi Med J 26:851-5. 2005..To show whether the rate of occupational accidents is decreasing in Turkey...
- [Skin protection and skin disease prevention courses for secondary prevention in health care workers: first results after two years of implementation]Elke Weisshaar
Abteilung Klinische Sozialmedizin, Berufs und Umweltdermatologie, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 3:33-8. 2005..started organizing special prevention courses for this group of employees in cooperation with the Accident Prevention & Insurance Association for Health Care Workers (BGW)...
- An exploration of the utility of mathematical modeling predicting fatigue from sleep/wake history and circadian phase applied in accident analysis and prevention: the crash of Comair Flight 5191Shawn A Pruchnicki
Department of Aviation, The Ohio State University, 164 W 19th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 USA
Accid Anal Prev 43:1056-61. 2011..phase are (1) useful in retrospective accident analysis provided reliable sleep/wake histories are available for the accident personnel and, (2) useful in prospective fatigue-risk identification, mitigation, and accident prevention.
- Eye health of professional drivers of a Nigerian UniversityC O Bekibele
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Niger Postgrad Med J 16:256-9. 2009Safe driving and road traffic accident prevention could be attained through ensuring good condition of vehicles, the road as well as the physical and mental state of the driver among others Objectives: To determine the ocular health ..
- Analysis of work related accidents in the Spanish mining sector from 1982-2006Lluís Sanmiquel
Dpto de Ingeniería Minera y Recursos Naturales, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC, Avda Bases de Manresa, 61 73, 08242 Manresa Barcelona, Spain
J Safety Res 41:1-7. 2010..It is based on the reports of 212 accidents (serious or fatal) carried out by the General Management of Energy and Mining of Catalonia (Spain)...
- Global trend according to estimated number of occupational accidents and fatal work-related diseases at region and country levelPäivi Hämäläinen
Tampere University of Technology, Center for Safety Management and Engineering, PO Box 541, FI 33101 Tampere, Finland
J Safety Res 40:125-39. 2009..Presently, the demand for effectiveness and an interest in the economic aspects of accidents have increased prevention activities at company and country levels...
- The epidemiology of disability and occupation handicap resulting from major traumatic injuryC M Airey
Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, UK
Disabil Rehabil 23:509-15. 2001..To assess the prevalence of disability and handicap among survivors of major traumatic injury (injury severity score > 15) using a prospective population based cohort study design. The study was set in the former Yorkshire Health Region...
- [Assessment of the comprehension of new rephrasing drug package inserts]A V Miquel
Unitat de Lípids i Epidemiologia Cardiovascular Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM Barcelona
Med Clin (Barc) 115:410-7. 2000..The information included in drug package inserts is often difficult for users to understand. The impact of rephrasing inserts on comprehension was assessed...
- Application of the Life Change Unit model for the prevention of accident proneness among small to medium sized industries in KoreaYoungsig Kang
Department of Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, Semyung University, Jecheon, Chungbuk, 390 711, South Korea
Ind Health 46:470-6. 2008..Crucial information for industrial accident prevention in real fields will be provided and the provided information will be useful for safety management programs ..
- Age related changes in drivers' crash risk and crash typeG A Ryan
Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
Accid Anal Prev 30:379-87. 1998..of crash involvement of Western Australian drivers were examined using the Road Injury Database of the Road Accident Prevention Research Unit at the University of Western Australia...
- Case-control study on the prevention of occupational eye injuriesChi Kung Ho
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung J Med Sci 24:10-6. 2008..to analyze the differences among workers on their knowledge, attitude to and practice (KAP) of occupational accident prevention. In the study, a statistical model was also set up for predicting the occupational problem...
- Occupational Safety and Health Training Grant : MS ISE/ Safety and ErgonomicsCarolyn M Sommerich; Fiscal Year: 2013..Students take courses in occupational biomechanics, cognitive engineering, occupational health, industrial accident prevention and control, human error and systems failure or resilience engineering, and experimental design...
- EYE OPENER: A VEHICLE OPERATOR VIGILANCE MONITOR SYSTEMJ Hobson; Fiscal Year: 2001..In addition to providing the public with a practical means of accident prevention, the research will contribute to the basic and applied science of sleep neurobiology by focusing attention ..
- Sleep Slow Wave Activity and Waking FunctionJULIE GOTTSELIG; Fiscal Year: 2005..Findings may lead to an objective assay of drowsiness for accident prevention and may yield insights into psychiatric disorders associated with reduced sleep SWA.
- DEVELOPMENT OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS IN MEXICAN AMERICANSJennifer Cousins; Fiscal Year: 1992..three health behavior categories relevant to preschool and school-aged children: diet and eating habits, accident prevention, and personal hygiene...
- Primary Care Obesity Prevention: One or Multiple TargetsNicolas Stettler; Fiscal Year: 2010..These two interventions will be compared to an active control intervention unrelated to weight (accident prevention)...
- Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Airline PassengersDEBORAH GIRASEK; Fiscal Year: 2006..This work will expand our understanding of a potentially risky behavior, and provide some scientific basis for making policy related to aviation safety. ..
- Effectiveness of Farm Safety Day Camps for ChildrenDebra McCallum; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Computerized Risk Assessment in an Employee PopulationDeborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006..6: Identification and evaluation of public health informatics and communication strategies and tools to improve health decisions, health alerting, health literacy, or health assessment among employees and employers ..
- Testing a video to improve provider-patient interactionDeborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006..This research addresses the priorities of announcement PAR-04-117 "Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy." ..
- Sensory Information Processing with Low VisionShirin Hassan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluation of a Hearing Conservation Program for Farm Youth: A 15-Year Follow-upBARBARA L MARLENGA; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- National Childrens Cntr for rual & Ag Health & SafetyBarbara Lee; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our proposed activities will yield measurable and tangible outcomes. We have a strong track record and unwavering commitment to successfully address national objectives for childhood agricultural injury prevention. ..
- Health Maintenance Consortium Resource CenterMarcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional InjuriesCorinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable]..
- Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE): 6th International SymBarbara Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Promoting Fidelity of Program Implementation in SchoolsLinda Dusenbury; Fiscal Year: 2006..The ultimate goal of this project is to provide program implementers with enhanced understanding and delivery skills in order to promote quality of delivery. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract not provided ..
- Clinical Vision Research Unit at UABCynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2006..Furthermore, UAB has already established many community relations and research infrastructure contacts with these subpopulations that will immediately facilitate our research efforts. ..
- VIDEO-BASED TEACHER TRAINING IN DRUG PREVENTIONLinda Dusenbury; Fiscal Year: 2004..The field trial will test the ability of the package to change teachers' knowledge, beliefs and intentions. A sub-study will examine changes in teaching practice. ..
- Interdisciplinary Training-Alcohol, Injury, & ViolenceSusan Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005..The program aims to develop creative and independent investigators, well prepared to contribute to amelioration of alcohol-related injury. ..
- Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2004..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
- Improving Direct Measurement of Sun Protective BehaviorsJASON MADDOCK; Fiscal Year: 2006..Instruments will be developed and field tested in Honolulu, Hawaii. If shown to be valid, reliable and feasible, this measurement system will make an important contribution to skin cancer prevention research. ..
- MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COSTTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
- UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDSTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
- Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision RehabilitationCynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm ViolenceCharles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2005..In this way, health policies to change the numbers and locations of alcohol outlets can become more certain, more effective, and more politically admissible. ..
- APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARECharles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- RISK FACTORS FOR FATAL CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECTPATRICIA SCHNITZER; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Death as a multifactorial cumulative health event in older adultsMary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2009..With baby boomers heading into their late years, accurate estimates of the conditions contributing to mortality are essential for health and economic planning. ..
- GERIATRIC LEADERSHIP ACADEMIC AWARD (K07)Mary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research CenterAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008..Application Not Provided ..
- SHARED IMPAIRMENTS FOR GERIATRIC SYNDROMES & DISABILITYMary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Need for tailored clinical trials: hypertension and fall riskMary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed study will test this hypothesis. ..
- Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency DepartmentAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
- Removing the HOOA Family Farm Exemption: Impact on Inju*Barbara Marlenga; Fiscal Year: 2005..It will also highlight ages, jobs and situations that would not be covered by removing the exemption. ..
- EVALUATION OF NAGCAT USING A CASE SERIES OF INJURIESBarbara Marlenga; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Effectiveness of Intervention on HealthLisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003..It is expected that the difference in mean pre- and post-study outcome beliefs (and perhaps intentions and attitudes) will be greater in the intervention than the control group. ..