Association of blue light-filtering intraocular lenses with all-cause and traffic accident-related injuries among patients undergoing bilateral cataract surgery in finland - Kanclerz P, Hecht I, Cunha M, Knyazer B, Laine I, Tuuminen R.
IMPORTANCE: Blue light-filtering (BLF) intraocular lenses (IOLs) have been widely used in clinical practice for more than 20 years and have been implanted in millions of patients with cataracts worldwide. However, little evidence on the association of BLF ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

News at a glance: Omicron vaccine, colonial-era exploitation, and mapping health equity
IN FOCUS Scientists rallied outside Canada’s Parliament on 11 August, carrying a 70-meter-long letter with more than 7000 signatures. The letter to lawmakers calls for increases in the stipends paid by graduate student scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. “We can’t do science if we can’t pay rent,” one rallygoer’s sign read. COVID-19 U.K. OKs anti-Omicron vaccine The United Kingdom this week became the first country to approve an updated COVID-19 booster directed at two different strains o...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 18, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Anne Heche's death ruled an accident
#anneheche (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia warns radioactive waste could hit Germany if accident occurs at damaged nuclear power plant
The warning on Thursday came as tensions over the status of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant came to the fore. #nuclearpowerplant #zaporizhzhia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Current status of traumatic spinal cord injury caused by traffic accident in Northern China - Wu Y, Zhang Z, Wang F, Wang W.
The study aims to investigate the characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) caused by motor vehicle collisions (MVCs). The study included 649 cases who experienced MVC-induced TSCI. The mean age was 37.3  years old, ranging from 1 to 82 years... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of circular saw injuries in a reference center in microsurgery and reimplantation - Faccioni ALC, Kurebayashi L, Anjos KCD, Rezende MR.
OBJECTIVE  To evaluate the epidemiologic profile, the time until care, and the type of conduct taken regarding patients who are victims of accidents with circular saws and their resulting injuries, and to make a comparison with the literature. ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Saudi Arabian road accident mortality and traffic safety interventions dataset (2010-2020) - Raza SA, Siddiqui AW, Butt FM, Elahi MA, Minhas KS.
Increased traffic volumes worldwide have resulted in an increased number of road accident injuries and mortalities. This global phenomenon motivated the United Nations (UN) to initiate a decade-long global road safety plan in 2010. In response, Saudi Arabi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validity of a fall risk assessment score sheet for patients hospitalized in general wards - Hagino T, Ochiai S, Senga S, Yamashita T, Saito M, Wako M, Taniguchi N, Ando T, Haro H.
Falls (including fall on same level and fall to a lower level) are frequent medical accidents among hospitalized patients. We investigated the status of falls in our hospital, aiming to verify the usefulness of a fall risk assessment sheet and identify the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Criminal action on traffic accident-causing death case study decision number 101/Pid.B/2020/PN. Cirebon - Sulistyo AT.
The central review of traffic regulations is to create security, safety, order, and smooth traffic on the roads. Driving a vehicle inadvertently and exceeding the maximum speed, seems to be immature behavior. Most drivers are not aware of the dangers faced... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ride-hailing services: competition or complement to public transport to reduce accident rates. The case of Madrid - Flor M, Ortu ño A, Guirao B.
INTRODUCTION: The transport and mobility sector is experiencing profound transformations. These changes are mainly due to: environmental awareness, the increase in the population of large urban areas and the size of cities, the aging of the population and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

LA County coroner rules Anne Heche's death an accident
The coroner cited inhalation and thermal injuries as the cause of death. #coroner #anneheche #lacounty (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anne Heche ’s Cause Of Death Revealed By Coroner
Anne Heche died from smoke inhalation and thermal injuries, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, People reported today. Her death was officially ruled an accident. The repo… #medicalexaminer #causeofdeath #anneheche #losangelescounty (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman Hurt In'Playpen' Boating Accident Launches GoFundMe, Will Have Lower Legs Amputated:'This Tragedy Is Not Going To Break Me '
Lana Batochir, 34, was sucked into a boat's propwash and nearly drowned Saturday after the vessel backed into her raft and the propeller hit her, officials said. "I glanced at my legs and realized... #lanabatochir #womanhurtin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman recounts boating accident in ‘Playpen’ near Oak Street Beach that severed her feet
“My husband truly saved my life when he pulled me out of the water,” said Lana Batochir, 34, who was injured when a boat backed into a raft Saturday afternoon. #lanabatochir #oakstreetbeach #boatingaccident (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Before accidents happen, know your options for care (video)
When you need medical care fast, it can be difficult to know where to go to get the most appropriate level of care with many options available. AdventHealth is here to explain the differences between emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, in-home urgent care and virtual care so you can feel your best again as quickly as possible. When to visit an emergency room Time is of the essence when you have a medical emergency. It ’s normal to feel shaken and scared, but it’s important that you get… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: AdventHealth Source Type: news