Spring Break Setbacks: Seay/Felton Trial Lawyers' Guide to Post-Celebration Injury Claims
Comprehensive Legal Support for Spring Break Injury Victims in Atlanta and Macon, GA ATLANTA, March 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Seay/Felton Trial Lawyers, a leading personal injury law firm in Atlanta and Macon, GA, is committed to supporting victims of drunk driving accidents as Spring... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHAI inks 5-year contract with HLL Lifecare to strengthen incident management systems; assist road accident victims
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has partnered with HLL Lifecare, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, to enhance incident management systems and aid accident victims on national highways. This five-year agreement aims to reduce fatalities from road accidents. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Driving risk identification of truck drivers based on China's highway toll data - Yang Z.
Dangerous or illegal driving may disrupt the traffic safety management of public security organs, damage road infrastructure, lead to traffic accidents, or result in economic losses. This paper proposes a framework based on China's highway toll data to ide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Change in injury pattern with mandatory, referred access compared to open access in an emergency department - Melchiorsen E, Rck ND, Lauritsen J.
INTRODUCTION: This retrospective cohort study aimed to examine whether implementing mandatory referral changed the composition of patients visiting the Accident and Emergency (A and E) Department in relation to severity, demographics and activity at injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

High magnitude of road traffic accident among traumatized patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a facility-based cross-sectional study - Deguale A.
BACKGROUND: Globally, road traffic accidents cause around 50 million injuries and disabilities and close to 1.35 million deaths every year. In Ethiopia, approximately five thousand deaths are estimated to occur annually due to road traffic accidents. Howev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of occupational injuries and associated factors among workers of textile and garment factories during the era of COVID-19 pandemic in mekelle city, Northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study - Weldearegay E, Redae GH, Asgedom AA.
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Occupational injury is any personal injury that can lead to disease, disability, or death due to accidents sustained by workers while performing their work. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of occupational injuries an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Melatonin Overdoses Are Spiking In Young Kids
More adults are using melatonin to get to sleep at night. Unfortunately, that means more young children are finding their parents’ tablets and gummies and taking them by accident. A new analysis in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, which is published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, finds that melatonin was responsible for a surprisingly large share of emergency-department visits—7%—among infants and young kids who accidentally ingested a medication from 2019 to 2022. During that time span, melatonin caused about 11,000 such incidents. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”tru...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news

Daylight Saving Time Is the Worst
On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., the U.S. and about a third of the world’s other countries will set their clocks forward by one hour, which will make the sun seem to rise later in the morning and hang in the sky longer in the evening. I am not alone in dreading it. Plenty of people want nothing to do with the whole hoary practice. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It’s bad for health, bad for safety, bad for your mood, and just plain unpopular. But that doesn’t stop us from changing the clocks, pointlessly, twice a year. The ridiculous history of Daylight Saving Time The first push for ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Mechanism and early warning of coal mine rockburst accident based on SD-STAMP-DEMATEL - Shi J, Wang S, Shao J.
As coal mines shift from shallow to deeper excavation, the number of mines facing the risk of rock burst disasters is gradually increasing. Rockburst, with their characteristics of vibration, suddenness, complexity, and unpredictability, make it increasing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Extremity injuries in pillion riders of fatal 2-wheeler road traffic accidents: an autopsy-based study - Ayyappan S, Sukumar S, Chaudhari VA.
The extremities are the important anatomical regions that are disproportionately injured during road traffic accidents in poor and medium-income countries. The data regarding extremity injuries, particularly in pillion passengers, are minimal globally. We ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traumatic uterine rupture: a rare complication of vehicle accidents - Azouz I, Souissi B, Ayadi M, Hakim H, Gassara H, Talbi S, Mahfoudh KB.
The rupture of the gravid uterus is a rare complication of trauma. It is reported in less than one percent of pregnant women who are victims of road accidents. The authors report the case of a 26-year-old nulliparous patient presented with a uterine ruptur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Alcohol overuse causes 178,000 American deaths annually. Why is it so undertreated?
There is something that kills more Americans every year than drug overdoses, than guns, than car accidents. It’s legal, doesn’t require a background check to buy, is widely advertised, and if you’re 21, you can probably buy it at your corner store. It’s called alcohol. While cold beers, glasses of…#cdc #aud #carriemintz #washingtonuniversity #stlouis #vox #keithhumphreys #stanforduniversity #alcoholicsanonymous #fda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charlie “Griff” Griffin Dies: Boating Accident Takes Life Of ‘Wicked Tuna’ Captain And His Dog
Wicked Tuna Captain Charlie “Griff” Griffin and his dog Leila died on the Outer Banks in what is presumed to be a boating accident. The incident occurred some time between Sunday night, when the boat was reported missing, and Monday, when a boat and the body of a man and a dog were found near…#charliegriff #griffin #outerbanks #oregoninlet #coastguard #charliegriffin #leila #outerbanksvoice #uscoastguard #virginia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Airlines just struck a huge deal to buy more 737 Max jets, the first major endorsement of Boeing since January's fiasco
American Airlines Group Inc. agreed to buy 260 short-haul aircraft that include a huge deal for Boeing Co. 737 Max jets, a key endorsement of the planemaker as it works through a crisis of confidence following a near-catastrophic accident in January. The order includes 85 Boeing Max 10 aircraft,…#boeingco #boeing #max #airbus #e175 #alaskaairlines #max10 #robertisom #devonmay #americanairlines (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Management of a mass casualty incident according to the recommendations of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance and the principles of the Terror and Disaster Surgical Care Concept in a regional trauma center - Rauch L, Dotzer M, H ändl T.
Dealing with a mass casualty incident presents many challenges in the clinical and preclinical situation. There are various systems and structures to address this problem. In the present work, the management of the train accident near Garmisch-Partenkirche... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news