accident prevention

Summary

Summary: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Adolescent mothers' beliefs about parenting and injury prevention: results of a focus group
    L M Bennett Murphy
    Department of Psychology, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 43081, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 15:194-9. 2001
  2. ncbi Falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: a systematic review
    Heidi Winter
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:215-27. 2013
  3. ncbi The effect of education and home safety equipment on childhood thermal injury prevention: meta-analysis and meta-regression
    D Kendrick
    Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, UK
    Inj Prev 15:197-204. 2009
  4. pmc Evidence into practice: combining the art and science of injury prevention
    M Brussoni
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
    Inj Prev 12:373-7. 2006
  5. ncbi The problem of children's injuries in low-income countries: a review
    Sheridan N Bartlett
    Children s Environments Research Group, City University, New York, NY, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:1-13. 2002
  6. ncbi Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of marked wire in reducing avian collisions with power lines
    Rafael 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
  7. pmc A matched case-control study evaluating the effectiveness of speed humps in reducing child pedestrian injuries
    June M Tester
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:646-50. 2004
  8. ncbi Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trial
    Ngaire Kerse
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:524-31. 2004
  9. ncbi A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuries
    Lisa 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
  10. pmc Group interventions for the prevention of injuries in young children: a systematic review
    B Bruce
    Dalhousie University, Faculty of Graduate Studies, IWK Health Centre, Canada
    Inj Prev 11:143-7. 2005

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  1. ncbi Adolescent mothers' beliefs about parenting and injury prevention: results of a focus group
    L M Bennett Murphy
    Department of Psychology, One Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 43081, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 15:194-9. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi Falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: a systematic review
    Heidi 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...
  3. ncbi The effect of education and home safety equipment on childhood thermal injury prevention: meta-analysis and meta-regression
    D 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...
  4. pmc Evidence into practice: combining the art and science of injury prevention
    M 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...
  5. ncbi The problem of children's injuries in low-income countries: a review
    Sheridan N Bartlett
    Children s Environments Research Group, City University, New York, NY, USA
    Health Policy Plan 17:1-13. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of marked wire in reducing avian collisions with power lines
    Rafael 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...
  7. pmc A matched case-control study evaluating the effectiveness of speed humps in reducing child pedestrian injuries
    June 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...
  8. ncbi Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trial
    Ngaire 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...
  9. ncbi A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuries
    Lisa 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...
  10. pmc Group interventions for the prevention of injuries in young children: a systematic review
    B 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...
  11. ncbi Peer educators--contributing to child accident prevention
    Susan Carr
    Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research and Development Unit, Northumbria University
    Community Pract 78:174-7. 2005
    This 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...
  12. ncbi Preventing childhood falls at home: meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Denise 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...
  13. ncbi The Citizenship Safety Project: a pilot study
    K 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)...
  14. ncbi An interactive, hospital-based injury prevention program for first-, second-, and third-grade students
    Donna Erickson Wehner
    Office of Community Health, Memorial Medical Center, Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, PA 15905, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 31:383-6. 2005
  15. pmc "Risk Watch": cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating an injury prevention program
    Denise 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...
  16. pmc Research on preventing road traffic injuries in developing countries is needed
    Pablo Perel
    BMJ 328:895. 2004
  17. ncbi Toddler drowning prevention: teaching parents about water safety in conjunction with their child's in-water lessons
    K 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...
  18. pmc Putting public health evidence into practice: increasing the prevalence of working smoke alarms in disadvantaged inner city housing
    H 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...
  19. ncbi What tools help make "whole-of-patient" practices happen?: a Tasmanian falls prevention project
    Erica 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...
  20. pmc Evaluation of the THINK FIRST For KIDS injury prevention curriculum for primary students
    A 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...
  21. pmc 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...
  22. ncbi Safety-related knowledge and behavior changes in participants of farm safety day camps
    D 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...
  23. ncbi A systematic review of farm safety interventions
    L 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...
  24. ncbi Perceptions of health professionals about effective practice in falls prevention
    Lynette Mackenzie
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 31:2005-12. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi Preventing unintentional injuries to children in the home: a systematic review of the effectiveness of programmes supplying and/or installing home safety equipment
    Mark 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...
  26. pmc Effectiveness of speed cameras in preventing road traffic collisions and related casualties: systematic review
    Paul 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...
  27. ncbi Mass gathering preparedness: the experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para-Olympic Games
    Christos 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...
  28. ncbi [Prevention of unintentional child injuries]
    Wei Xiang
    Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 41:876-9. 2003
  29. ncbi Comparing unintentional and intentional injuries in a school setting
    Mary 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...
  30. ncbi How mothers parent their children with behavior disorders: implications for unintentional injury risk
    David 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...
  31. ncbi [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...
  32. ncbi [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...
  33. ncbi [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...
  34. ncbi Chapter 5.7: major public health problems - injuries
    Marie Hasselberg
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 67:113-24. 2006
  35. ncbi Evaluating the impact of a child injury prevention project
    Julie Carman
    Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT
    Community Pract 79:188-92. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi [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)...
  37. ncbi Improving safety-restraint use by children in shopping carts: evaluation of a store-based safety intervention
    Gary 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...
  38. ncbi Rider errors and amusement ride safety: observation at three carnival midways
    Kathryn 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...
  39. ncbi Children's indoor and outdoor play patterns in Ahwaz City: implications for injury prevention
    H 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...
  40. ncbi Unintentional injuries in infants in Singapore
    A 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...
  41. ncbi [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...
  42. ncbi Knowledge, attitude and practices of childhood injuries and their prevention by primary caregivers in Singapore
    M 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...
  43. ncbi Integrating injuries into noncommunicable disease prevention: a case study from Pakistan
    Sania 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...
  44. pmc Providing child safety equipment to prevent injuries: randomised controlled trial
    Michael 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...
  45. ncbi Neighborhood social composition and injury risks among pre-adolescent and adolescent boys and girls. A study in Stockholm metropolitan
    Anne 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...
  46. ncbi Adolescent injury risk behavior
    Joav 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
    ....
  47. ncbi Identification of risk factors and effective intervention strategies corresponding to the major causes of childhood death from injury
    J 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...
  48. ncbi [Every 2 minutes a child is injured in Germany]
    Annelie Henter
    Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbritsmedizin, Dortmund
    Kinderkrankenschwester 23:73-4. 2004
  49. ncbi Strengthening the prevention and care of injuries worldwide
    Charles 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...
  50. ncbi Can we make our home our castle?
    Reuven Friedmann
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:364-6. 2004
  51. ncbi Contributing factors to preschool unintentional injury
    Dawn 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...
  52. ncbi Neighbourhood social and socio-economic composition and injury risks
    Anne 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...
  53. pmc Injury prevention practices as depicted in G and PG rated movies: the sequel
    L 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
    ....
  54. ncbi Measuring contamination in an injury prevention randomized controlled trial
    Michael 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
  55. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of fall injuries among infants: a study in Greece
    Xanthi 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...
  56. ncbi Injury: a disease that affects all of society
    Timothy E Corden
    WMJ 104:9-11. 2005
  57. ncbi Teenager injury panorama in northern Sweden
    L 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...
  58. pmc Investigating the over-representation of older persons in do-it-yourself home maintenance injury and barriers to prevention
    K Ashby
    Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Prev 13:328-33. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi 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 compliance
    Shawn 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...
  60. ncbi Injuries in public and private playgrounds: the relative contribution of structural, equipment and human factors
    E 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...
  61. ncbi The incidence of shopping cart-related injuries in the United States, 2002--2006
    Jonathan 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...
  62. ncbi Interactions between child behavior patterns and parent supervision: implications for children's risk of unintentional injury
    Barbara 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...
  63. ncbi Injury and inequalities: bridging the gap
    Elizabeth 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...
  64. ncbi A review of nonoccupational ladder-related injuries in Victoria: as easy as falling off a ladder
    Harvinder 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...
  65. ncbi Falling televisions: The hidden danger for children
    Michael 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...
  66. ncbi [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
  67. ncbi [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...
  68. ncbi [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...
  69. ncbi An evidence-consultation base for developing child injury prevention priorities for Australian farms
    Laurence 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...
  70. ncbi A 4-year review of severe pediatric trauma in eastern Ontario: a descriptive analysis
    Martin 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...
  71. doi Special issue of Traffic Injury Prevention. Introduction
    Jim Langford
    Monash University Accident Research Centre, Victoria, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:277. 2008
  72. ncbi Older drivers' "high per-mile crash involvement": the implications for licensing authorities
    John 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...
  73. ncbi Protecting children from agricultural injuries
    Barbara C Lee
    WMJ 101:14-5. 2002
  74. ncbi Designing sensor systems capable of differentiating children from adults
    Randy 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...
  75. ncbi Using an injury diary to describe the ecology of children's daily injuries
    David 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?..
  76. pmc Injuries among older adults: the challenge of optimizing safety and minimizing unintended consequences
    S 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...
  77. ncbi Characteristics and risk factors for accident injury in Canada from 1986 to 1996: an analysis of the Canadian Accident Injury Reporting and Evaluation (CAIRE) database
    Frank 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
    ....
  78. ncbi [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...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of a New Zealand indigenous community injury prevention project
    Marilyn 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)...
  80. ncbi Injury prevention for children with disabilities
    Deborah 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...
  81. ncbi [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...
  82. ncbi [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...
  83. ncbi The roles of age, gender, inhibitory control, and parental supervision in children's pedestrian safety
    Benjamin 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...
  84. pmc Mobilizing for pedestrian safety: an experiment in community action
    A B Bergman
    Department of Pediatrics, Harborview Medical Center MS 359774, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:264-7. 2002
    ..To make progress, goals must be modest, and a dedicated constituency must be developed. "Victim advocacy" is a vital part of this process. Progress in injury control requires concerted community action...
  85. ncbi Permanent impairments, disabilities and disability pensions related to accidents in Norway
    J 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.
  86. ncbi 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...
  87. ncbi Secondary individual prevention of occupational skin diseases in health care workers, cleaners and kitchen employees: aims, experiences and descriptive results
    Elke 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)...
  88. ncbi Impact of a program for the prevention of traffic accidents in a Southern Brazilian city: a model for implementation in a developing country
    Cármine 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 ..
  89. ncbi [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...
  90. ncbi Role of physicians in preventing accidents in the home involving children under 15 years in the French-speaking community of Belgium
    Christine 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...
  91. ncbi 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...
  92. ncbi [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)...
  93. ncbi 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 5191
    Shawn 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.
  94. ncbi Eye health of professional drivers of a Nigerian University
    C O Bekibele
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Niger Postgrad Med J 16:256-9. 2009
    Safe 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 ..
  95. ncbi Analysis of work related accidents in the Spanish mining sector from 1982-2006
    Lluís 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)...
  96. ncbi Global trend according to estimated number of occupational accidents and fatal work-related diseases at region and country level
    Päivi 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...
  97. ncbi The epidemiology of disability and occupation handicap resulting from major traumatic injury
    C 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...
  98. ncbi [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...
  99. ncbi Application of the Life Change Unit model for the prevention of accident proneness among small to medium sized industries in Korea
    Youngsig 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 ..
  100. ncbi Age related changes in drivers' crash risk and crash type
    G 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...
  101. ncbi Case-control study on the prevention of occupational eye injuries
    Chi 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...

Research Grants43

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Training Grant : MS ISE/ Safety and Ergonomics
    Carolyn 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...
  2. EYE OPENER: A VEHICLE OPERATOR VIGILANCE MONITOR SYSTEM
    J 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 ..
  3. Sleep Slow Wave Activity and Waking Function
    JULIE 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.
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS IN MEXICAN AMERICANS
    Jennifer Cousins; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..three health behavior categories relevant to preschool and school-aged children: diet and eating habits, accident prevention, and personal hygiene...
  5. Primary Care Obesity Prevention: One or Multiple Targets
    Nicolas Stettler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These two interventions will be compared to an active control intervention unrelated to weight (accident prevention)...
  6. Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Airline Passengers
    DEBORAH 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. ..
  7. Effectiveness of Farm Safety Day Camps for Children
    Debra McCallum; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  8. Computerized Risk Assessment in an Employee Population
    Deborah 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 ..
  9. Testing a video to improve provider-patient interaction
    Deborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research addresses the priorities of announcement PAR-04-117 "Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy." ..
  10. Sensory Information Processing with Low Vision
    Shirin Hassan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  11. Health Literacy and Child Prevention Injury
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Evaluation of a Hearing Conservation Program for Farm Youth: A 15-Year Follow-up
    BARBARA L MARLENGA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. National Childrens Cntr for rual & Ag Health & Safety
    Barbara 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. ..
  14. Health Maintenance Consortium Resource Center
    Marcia Ory; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Injuries
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  16. Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE): 6th International Sym
    Barbara Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Promoting Fidelity of Program Implementation in Schools
    Linda 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]..
  18. Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract not provided ..
  19. Clinical Vision Research Unit at UAB
    Cynthia 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. ..
  20. VIDEO-BASED TEACHER TRAINING IN DRUG PREVENTION
    Linda 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. ..
  21. Interdisciplinary Training-Alcohol, Injury, & Violence
    Susan Baker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The program aims to develop creative and independent investigators, well prepared to contribute to amelioration of alcohol-related injury. ..
  22. 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. ..
  23. Improving Direct Measurement of Sun Protective Behaviors
    JASON 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. ..
  24. MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COST
    Ted 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. ..
  25. UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDS
    Ted 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. ..
  26. Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision Rehabilitation
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm Violence
    Charles 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. ..
  28. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. RISK FACTORS FOR FATAL CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
    PATRICIA SCHNITZER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Death as a multifactorial cumulative health event in older adults
    Mary 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. ..
  31. GERIATRIC LEADERSHIP ACADEMIC AWARD (K07)
    Mary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research Center
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Application Not Provided ..
  33. SHARED IMPAIRMENTS FOR GERIATRIC SYNDROMES & DISABILITY
    Mary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  34. Need for tailored clinical trials: hypertension and fall risk
    Mary Tinetti; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will test this hypothesis. ..
  35. Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency Department
    Andrea 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. ..
  36. 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. ..
  37. EVALUATION OF NAGCAT USING A CASE SERIES OF INJURIES
    Barbara Marlenga; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Effectiveness of Intervention on Health
    Lisa 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. ..