Injury patterns in vehicle crashes: the significance of occupant seating position - Taylor Z, Henken-Siefken A, McCague A.
OBJECTIVES:  Investigating patterns among the outcomes of patients involved in motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) can provide information necessary to guide targeted interventions to improve road traffic safety. Our purpose is to identify any differences betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Applied distance learning methods in disaster preparedness: a systematic review - Bosak S, Namaky A, Aghababaeian H, Bazyar J, Rokhafroz D, Ahmadi-Mazhin S.
Nowadays, accidents and disasters are one of the most important issues facing humans. Training is an important feature in disasters and distance learning is a suitable method for education in every place and at every time. The aim of this study is to deter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The effect of listening to Iranian pop and classical music, on mental and physiological drowsiness - Sheibani N, Zakerian SA, Alimohammadi I, Azam K, Pirposhteh EA.
Driver's drowsiness is one of the high-risk road behaviors that quadruples the risk of road accidents. Measures to deal with drowsiness during driving include listening to music. The present study investigates the effect of two types of music, namely Irani... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Ocular trauma from lawn mower accidents: clinical insights, visual outcomes and microbial profiles - Yang Y, Chen J, Hu J, Shen H, Chen Q, Huang H, Zheng Y, Zhong L.
AIMS: To characterize the clinical features of ocular trauma resulting from lawn mower, identify determinants of unfavorable final visual acuity (FVA), and assess the spectrum of microbial in posttraumatic endophthalmitis. METHODS: This retrospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Optimal toll rates accounting for traffic accidents: a productive efficiency approach - Zapico E, Ba ños-Pino JF, Mayor M.
This study analyzes the productive efficiency of the toll motorway sector in Spain over the 2003-2018 period by applying a stochastic frontier analysis with the particularity of including an undesirable output (traffic accidents with victims). Given the mu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unveiling the complexity of traumatic brain injury: insights from clinical scoring systems - Krishnakumar M.
In India, a staggering 1.5-2 million individuals are estimated to sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) annually, with nearly 1 million tragically succumbing to their injuries. Road accidents are the primary cause, accounting for 60% of TBIs, followed by... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Autonomous vehicles: moral dilemmas and adoption incentives - Feess E, Muehlheusser G.
In unavoidable traffic accidents, autonomous vehicles (AVs) face the dilemma of protecting either the passenger(s) or third parties. Recent studies show that, in accidents involving an AV, most people prefer the AV to behave such that it minimizes expected... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Data-driven drone pre-positioning for traffic accident rapid assessment - Meng Z, Zhu N, Zhang G, Yang Y, Liu Z, Ke GY.
A rise in traffic accidents has led to both traffic congestion and subsequent secondary accidents. Effectively addressing this issue requires rapid accident investigation and management. In this paper, we aim to improve the efficiency of traffic accident a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Multifunctional polypyrrole-based textile sensors for integration into personal protection equipment - Gleissner C, Mayer P, Bechtold T, Pham T.
Integrated safety sensors for personal protection equipment increasingly attract research activities as there is a high need for workers in delicate situations to be physically monitored in order to avoid accidents. In this work, we present a simple approa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

‘Station 19’ EPs Break Down Jack’s Future After Season 7 Premiere: ‘There’s a Ticking Clock’
Note: This story contains spoilers from the “Station 19” Season 7 premiere. The seventh and final season premiere of “Station 19” revealed the fate of beloved firefighter Jack Gibson after he collapsed during the tragic accident at the firefighter’s ball in the previous finale. After performing…#jackgibson #ameliashepherd #andyherrera #jainaleeortiz #thiswomanswork #peterpaige #zoanneclack #kristavernoffs #nt #greydamon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waymo deploys robotaxis in LA as it scales up in the US
Waymo plans to have its robotaxis available to the public in four US cities by the end of the year, but various accidents have impacted the self-driving sector. Alphabet-owned Waymo is bringing its autonomous ride-hailing service to Los Angeles today (14 March), as part of broader plans to scale…#alphabet #waymo #austin #tekedramawakana #sxsw #waymoone #santamonica #chinesenewyear #cruise #spotify (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Journey from Haiti to Wake Forest University School of Medicine: One med student ’s good — and bad — experiences in emergency care
Emmanuelle Vanessa Camille moved to the United States from Haiti with her mom and sister when she was six years old. She speaks three languages, was a college athlete and is a third-year medical student. A lot has happened since she moved from Haiti that prompted her desire to become a physician. When Camille was as an undergraduate student in Pennsylvania, she experienced two traumatic brain injuries (TBI): a cheerleading accident and a vehicular hit-and-run. Through these experiences, Camille … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 14, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

Biden works to shore up the Democratic ‘blue wall’
By Will Weissert | Associated Press MILWAUKEE — President Joe Biden is getting to be a familiar face around the Great Lakes — and with a November rematch against Donald Trump looming, that’s no accident. He started a two-day swing through Wisconsin and Michigan in Milwaukee on Wednesday as he…#willweissert #greatlakes #donaldtrump #wisconsin #michigan #milwaukee #6thstreet #trump #pennsylvania #democrats (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigator says she asked Boeing's CEO who handled panel that blew off a jet. He couldn't help her
The nation’s chief accident investigator said Wednesday that her agency still doesn’t know who worked on the panel that blew off a jetliner in January and that Boeing’s CEO told her that he couldn’t provide the information because the company has no records about the job. “The absence of those…#boeing #ntsb #jenniferhomendy #737 #alaskaairlines #homendy #seattle #davidcalhoun (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning over car brakes releasing particles with " unknown " health effects
While braking in your car may protect you from accidents and save your life, it could actually be harmful to your health in other ways, new research has found. Particles released into the air as vehicles brake may be more damaging than those coming out of the exhaust, according to a study in the…#manabushiraiwa #adamthomas #uci #jimsmith (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news