Injury study of 6-year-old pediatric thorax and abdomen in frontal sled test using different computational models - Li H, Lv W, Hyn čík L, Zhou B, Zhao H, Cui S, He L, Ruan S.
The correct use of Child Restraint System (CRS) is an internationally recognized effective measure to protect the safety of child occupants, which can reduce the probability of children's road traffic accident death by 54%-80%. Finite element (FE) study is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Editorial: Cognitive mechanisms for safe road traffic systems - Vecchiato G, Ahlstrom C, Chuang LL.
Human behavior is often cited as the primary contributing factor to road accidents--over 90% of all crashes are attributed to "human error" (Singh, 2015). This implicitly suggests that accidents could be avoided if only drivers behaved better and has, thus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Predicting the degree of distracted driving based on fNIRS functional connectivity: a pilot study - Ogihara T, Tanioka K, Hiroyasu T, Hiwa S.
In this study, we developed a model that could predict the degree of distrac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Private mental health unit scrutiny recommended by Norfolk committee
It follows a report into the care of three women who were taken to accident and emergency 53 times. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Car accidents and risky driving behaviors among young drivers from the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - Alhomoud M, AlSaleh E, Alzaher B.
OBJECTIVE: In 2019, road traffic injuries were the second leading cause of death in Saudi Arabia, affecting people of all ages. While multiple factors contribute to crashes, studies highlight the role of risky driving in increasing the chances of car crash... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Blood alcohol level and toxicologic test in drivers killed in road traffic accidents in the coal region of Santa Catarina State, Brazil - Tesserolli LMS, de Bem AM, da Silva MD, Michels C, Madeira K, Yamaguchi CK, Feier G.
To investigate the epidemiological profile and the toxicological analysis among drivers fatally injured in road traffic accidents (RTAs). METHODS: Retrospective observational study with 185 fatalities occurred in the coal region of Santa Catarina S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

New evidence of high association between carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) and alcohol-related road traffic accidents. a retrospective study on 929 injured drivers - Porpiglia NM, Tagliaro F, Micciolo R, Canal L, Musile G, Bortolotti F.
Background It is well known that traffic injuries still represent one of the main causes of death and that high blood alcohol concentrations while driving significantly increase the occurrence of accidents. However, only limited literature on the correlat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Individual and neighborhood level characteristics of pediatric firearm injuries presenting at trauma centers in Colorado - Stevens J, Leonard J, Reppucci ML, Schroeppel T, Bensard D, Haasz M.
BACKGROUND: Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the United States. In Colorado, firearm injuries have surpassed motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of death in youth. Local research is necessary... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A critical review of grade-separated pedestrian crossing facilities - Manthirikul S, Jain U, Teja Amshala V.
Vehicle-pedestrian crashes are one of the common road accident types. Pedestrian crossing warrants are guidelines that recommend a particular type of pedestrian crossing facility to be provided at a crossing location. Various countries around the world hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Psilocybin May Help Treat Alcohol Addiction, Study Shows
By the time Jon Kostas was 25, he was desperate to beat his alcohol addiction. He had started drinking at age 13 and had cycled through different treatments—going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, taking pharmaceutical medications, and trying in-patient rehab—but nothing worked. Ever since 2015, however, when he took part in a clinical trial that combined talk therapy and psilocybin—the psychedelic active ingredient in magic mushrooms—Kostas has quit drinking. “I’m forever grateful and indebted,” he says. “This saved my life.” A randomized clinical trial, published Aug....
Source: TIME: Health - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Addiction healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Spinal Injury Repair'Negligence' Ends in $15.5 Million Verdict Spinal Injury Repair'Negligence' Ends in $15.5 Million Verdict
A Florida jury has determined that failure to correctly diagnose and subsequently treat a post-accident spinal cord injury resulted in permanent paralysis, and has awarded $15.5 million in damages.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 24, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Zealand cricket injury analysis based on 12 years of Accident Compensation Corporation data - Walter S, King D, Hume P.
OBJECTIVES: To provide epidemiological data for cricket injuries in New Zealand. METHODS: A retrospective analytical review using epidemiological cricket data obtained from the national Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) for 2005-2016. Injury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Simplified model of the internal atmosphere of flammable liquid tanks in case of air inlet from a pressure safety valve - Baldissone G, Camuncoli G, Demichela M.
Storage of flammable liquids is a common activity in many industrial domains. A history of accidents shows that liquid storage has been involved in several critical accidents due to the large amount of hazardous substances potentially involved in the incid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Improving the antecedents of non-compliance to safety regulations towards an optimized self-regulated construction environment in Nigeria - Zailani BM, Moda H, Ibrahim YM, Abubakar M.
The construction industry has been plagued with safety challenges, resulting in a wide occurrence of devastating accidents and fatalities. As previous studies have attributed the persistent safety challenges in Nigeria to non-compliance to safety regulatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Rule-based classifier based on accident frequency and three-stage dimensionality reduction for exploring the factors of road accident injuries - Cheng CH, Yang JH, Liu PC.
Road accidents are one of the primary causes of death worldwide; hence, they constitute an important research field. Taiwan is a small country with a high-density population. It particularly has a considerable number of locomotives. Furthermore, Taiwan's t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news