Mythbuster: the budget
In his first major act as chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng had an opportunity to steady an economy that has been rocked by the pandemic, the Ukraine war, the energy crisis and years of his own party’s mismanagement. He also had a nation of workers struggling with low pay and the soaring cost of living, and public services in dire need of investment. “Help is coming” he declared. But for who? Myth: Friday’s announcement was not a budget Fact: Despite calling Friday’s announcement a “growth plan”, not a budget, the chancellor’s announcements were one of the biggest fiscal events in the past decade These...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 27, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article cost of living Source Type: news

Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms following traumatic spinal cord injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Yousefifard M, Ramezani F, Faridaalaee G, Baikpour M, Madani Neishaboori A, Vaccaro AR, Hosseini M, Rahimi-Movaghar V.
BACKGROUND: Limited evidence is currently available on the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to assess the prevalence and geographic distribution o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Uncovered medical bills after sexual assault - Dickman SL, Himmelstein G, Himmelstein DU, Strandberg K, McGregor A, McCormick D, Woolhandler S.
Many patients who seek medical care after sexual assault incur substantial uncovered financial charges, despite a federal mandate against such charges for the evidence-gathering portion of their care. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Understanding the relationship between social support and mental health of humanitarian migrants resettled in Australia - Doma H, Tran T, Rioseco P, Fisher J.
BACKGROUND: Forced migration can lead to loss of social support and increased vulnerability to psychological distress of displaced individuals. The aims were to ascertain the associations of sociodemographic characteristics and social support received by r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Feasibility and utility of a flexible outcome assessment battery for longitudinal traumatic brain injury research: a TRACK-TBI study - Bodien YG, Barber J, Taylor SR, Boase KD, Corrigan JD, Dikmen S, Gardner RC, Kramer J, Levin H, Machamer J, McAllister T, Nelson LD, Ngwenya LB, Sherer M, Stein MB, Vassar MJ, Whyte J, Yue JK, Markowitz AJ, McCrea M, Manley GT, Temkin N, Giacino J.
The effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are difficult to measure in longitudinal cohort studies, as disparate preinjury characteristics and injury mechanisms produce variable impairment profiles and recovery trajectories. In preparation for the Transfo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational therapy interventions that address the psychosocial needs of clients with upper extremity injuries: a scoping review - Sanders T, Lewis-Kipkulei P.
A biomechanical or rehabilitative model is typically used in the treatment of upper extremity injuries, which places focus on the injured body part. Evidence has shown that psychosocial factors exist within this population and should be addressed. The purp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trajectories of cognitive and motor functional independence in Hispanic individuals during the 10 years after traumatic brain injury - Lasprilla JCA, Watson JD, Merced K, Mascialino G, Lequerica AH, Perrin PB.
This study examined demographic and injury-related predictors of cognitive and motor functional independence in Hispanics with TBI at years 1, 2, 5, and 10 after hospital discharge. DESIGN: Hispanic participants (n = 1,360) from the TBI ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Accuracy of behavioral health variables in Oregon National Violent Death Reporting System data: a linked cohort study - Carlson KF, Gilbert TA, DeFrancesco S, Wright DA, Shen X, Cook LJ.
BACKGROUND: The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) collects data on the circumstances of violent deaths, and all firearm-related deaths, across states and territories in the USA. This surveillance system is critical to understanding patterns a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Aspects of violence leading to distress and changed attitudes for physiotherapists: a qualitative investigation - Van Fossen JA, Chang CH.
OBJECTIVE Physiotherapists are often the targets of workplace violence. We investigated how physiotherapists make sense of their exposure experiences, and what aspects of their experiences of workplace violence lead to negative reactions and changed attit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ED to ED transfer does not prolong emergency department stays in a rural trauma system - Colling K, Hoff J, Harry M, Scott M.
BACKGROUND: In many rural trauma systems injured patients are initially evaluated at a local hospital, and once stabilized transferred to a trauma center for definitive care. In the U.S. most trauma transfers occur as emergency department (ED) to ED transf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of gun violence on orthopedic trauma resource allocation - Dave U, Lewis EG, Patel JH.
PURPOSE Gun violence is a serious public health crisis in the United States, with firearm-related violence accounting for as many deaths annually as traffic accidents. Gunshot wounds cause an array of musculoskeletal injuries, especially in the extremitie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Application of a nonlinear periodization program among firefighters returning to full duty from an injury: a case series - Kolber MJ, Hanney WJ, Burleigh C, Ramirez J, Bennett J.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this case series was to observe physical performance changes following an 8-week nonlinear periodization training program on firefighters currently on light duty who were cleared to participate in full physical activities. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessment of the individual and compounding effects of marginalization factors on injury severity, discharge location, recovery, and employment outcomes at 1 year after traumatic brain injury - Gardu ño-Ortega O, Li H, Smith M, Yao L, Wilson J, Zarate A, Bushnik T.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of eight distinct marginalized group memberships and explore their compounding effect on injury severity, recovery, discharge location, and employment outcomes 1-year after traumatic brain injury (T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association of multidomain assessment outcomes with referral for vestibular therapy following concussion - Eagle SR, Mucha A, Trbovich A, Manderino L, Elbin RJ, Collins MW, Kontos AP.
CONTEXT: Multiple aspects of a multidomain assessment have been validated for identifying concussion, however, researchers have yet to determine which components are related to referral for vestibular therapy. OBJECTIVE: To identify which variables... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical features and management of animal bites in an emergency department: a single-center experience - Ayd ın O, Aydin Goker ET, Arslan ZA, Sert HM, Teksam O.
This study aimed to evaluate the clinical features, management, and outcomes of patients with animal bites presented to the pediatric emergency department in a tertiary center with animal bites. METHODS: Patients with ICD-10 code W54 (C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news