Underutilization of occupant restraint systems in motor vehicle injury crashes: a quantitative analysis from Qatar - El-Menyar A, Consunji RJ, Asim M, Abdelrahman H, Zarour A, Parchani A, Peralta R, Al-Thani H.

INTRODUCTION: Restraint systems (seatbelts and airbags) are important tools that improve vehicle occupant's safety during motor vehicle crashes (MVC). We aimed to identify the pattern and impact of the utilization of passenger restraint systems on the outc...
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This study critically reviewed empirically validated PTSD interventions to determine (1) whether positive memories, co...
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BACKGROUND: The use of machine learning techniques to predict diseases outcomes has grown significantly in the last decade. Several studies prove that the machine learning predictive techniques outperform the classical multivariate techniques. We aimed to ...
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Suicide is an important public health issue. Over 800 000 people die by suicide each year worldwide,1 and approximately 6000 people per year in the UK.2 Self-harm is a public health priority.3 Self-harm is defined as any intentional act of self-injury or s...
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In this prospective longitudinal study, we aimed to determine the prevalence and stability of sleep-wake disturbance and fatigue in a large representative sample of patients (Trondheim mTBI follow-up study). We included 378 patients with mTBI (age 16-60), ...
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Domestic violence shelters can provide services that are key to ending intimate partner violence. Yet, little is known about the process through which a stay in shelter increases women's ability to move toward the lives they want. The construct of empow...
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OBJECTIVE: The 2015 Formosa Fun Coast Water Park explosion was a devastating disaster in Taiwan, leaving 15 dead and 484 burn injured. The present study estimated the prevalence of probable PTSD, major depression (MDD), and significant posttraumatic growth...
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ConclusionsAmong patients with persistent PTH, erenumab resulted in a lower frequency of moderate to severe headache days in this 12-week open-label trial. In addition, erenumab was well-tolerated as discontinuations due to adverse events were low. Placebo-controlled randomized clinical trials are needed to adequately evaluate the efficacy and safety of erenumab in patients with  persistent PTH.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.Gov,NCT03974360. Registered on April 17, 2019 - Retrospectively registered
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Previous studies have investigated the impact of secondary exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) work victim advocates, but there is a lack of research examining the specific effect of intimate partner homicide (IPH). Given the sudden and final na...
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The author utilized a narrative review to synthesize research on the recovery process of intimate partner violence (IPV) and introduced a continuum model that addressed developmental phases and specific elements. Developmental aspects of IPV recovery ar...
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BACKGROUND: Whilst any type of bereavement can be traumatic, bereavement through violent or sudden causes is associated with more severe negative health and wellbeing outcomes compared to other types of loss. Social support has been found to have a positiv...
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