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Antidepressive effects of environmental enrichment in chronic stress-induced depression in rats - Seong HH, Park JM, Kim YJ.
Depression is caused by a variety of factors, especially stressful life events. Chronic stress-induced depression has detrimental effects on hippocampal integrity. Environmental enrichment (EE) is a beneficial intervention for improving anxiety, fear, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A pilot study of loss aversion for drug and non-drug commodities in cocaine users - Strickland JC, Beckmann JS, Rush CR, Stoops WW.
BACKGROUND: Numerous studies in behavioral economics have demonstrated that individuals are more sensitive to the prospect of a loss than a gain (i.e., loss aversion). Although loss aversion has been well described in "healthy" populations, little research... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Evaluating the effectiveness of Facebook to impact the knowledge of evidence-based employment practices by individuals with traumatic brain injury: a knowledge translation random control study - Inge KJ, Graham CW, McLaughlin JW, Erickson D, Wehman P, Seward HE.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience difficulty with obtaining and maintaining employment post-injury. Although vocational rehabilitation (VR) can be one option to provide individuals with TBI support and services to lead to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hidden costs of hospitalization after firearm injury: national analysis of different hospital readmission - Rattan R, Parreco J, Namias N, Pust GD, Yeh DD, Zakrison TL.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the risk factors and costs associated with readmission after firearm injury nationally, including different hospitals. BACKGROUND: No national studies capture readmission to different hospitals after firearm injury. ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How high level of anxiety in panic disorder can interfere in working memory? A computer simulation and electrophysiological investigation - Di Giorgio Silva LW, Aprigio D, Di Giacomo J, Gongora M, Budde H, Bittencourt J, Cagy M, Teixeira S, Ribeiro P, de Carvalho MR, Freire R, Nardi AE, Basile LF, Velasques B.
Panic disorder (PD) is characterized by repeated and unexpected attacks of intense anxiety, which are not restricted to a determined situation or circumstance. The coherence function has been used to investigate the communication among brain structures thr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Identification with terrorist attack victims: association with television viewing and prior life threat - Mash HBH, Fullerton CS, Benevides KN, Ursano RJ.
OBJECTIVE: A series of sniper attacks in the Washington, DC, area left 10 people dead and 3 wounded. We developed and tested a model that examined the unique and interdependent relationships of sniper-related television viewing, prior life-threatening even... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of extended monitoring-guided intensive care on outcome after severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective multicentre cohort study (PariS-TBI study) - Mateo J, Payen D, Ghout I, Vall ée F, Lescot T, Welschbillig S, Tazarourte K, Azouvi P, Weiss JJ, Aegerter P, Vigue B.
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated whether an integrated monitoring with systemic and specific monitoring affect mortality and disability in adults with severe traumatic brain injury (sTBI). METHODS: Adults with severeTBI (Glasgow Coma Scale [GCS] ≤ 8) admi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nanomedicine for safe healing of bone trauma: opportunities and challenges - Behzadi S, Luther GA, Harris MB, Farokhzad OC, Mahmoudi M.
Historically, high-energy extremity injuries resulting in significant soft-tissue trauma and bone loss were often deemed unsalvageable and treated with primary amputation. With improved soft-tissue coverage and nerve repair techniques, these injuries now p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nature of injury and risk of multiple claims among workers in Manitoba health care - Oranye NO.
In industrial societies, work-related musculoskeletal disorders are common among workers, frequently resulting in recurrent injuries, work disability, and multiple compensation claims. The risk of idiopathic musculoskeletal injuries is thought to be more t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients with acute poisoning presenting to an urban emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania - Mbarouk GS, Sawe HR, Mfinanga JA, Stein J, Levin S, Mwafongo V, Runyon MS, Reynolds TA, Olson KR.
BACKGROUND: Poisoning is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa, affecting patients of all age groups. Poisoned patients often present to the emergency department (ED) and prompt evaluation and appropriate management are imperative to ensure o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Personal technology use and thwarted belongingness among suicidal active-duty military personnel - Chalker SA, Comtois KA.
This study (a) provides descriptive information about the personal technology use of a suicide sample of active-duty military personnel and (b) uses a traditional and a technology-based measure of social connectedness to examine their relation to suicide i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service has a beneficial impact on the incidence of prehospital hypoxia and secured airways on patients with severe traumatic brain injury - Pakkanen T, K ämäräinen A, Huhtala H, Silfvast T, Nurmi J, Virkkunen I, Yli-Hankala A.
BACKGROUND: After traumatic brain injury (TBI), hypotension, hypoxia and hypercapnia have been shown to result in secondary brain injury that can lead to increased mortality and disability. Effective prehospital assessment and treatment by emergency medica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Postconcussive symptoms over the first 14 days after mild traumatic brain injury: an experience sampling study - Pacella M, Prabhu A, Morley J, Huang S, Suffoletto B.
This study examined changes in postconcussive symptoms (PCS) over the acute postinjury recovery period, focusing on how daily PCSs differ between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and other injury types. SETTING: An urban emergency department (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prior mental disorders and lifetime suicidal behaviors among US Army soldiers in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS) - Millner AJ, Ursano RJ, Hwang I, J King A, Naifeh JA, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Stein MB, Kessler RC, Nock MK.
We report on associations of retrospectively reported temporally prior mental disorders and Army career characteristics with subsequent first onset of suicidal behaviors in a large, representative sample of US Army soldiers who participated in the Consolid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Project career: an individualized postsecondary approach to promoting independence, functioning, and employment success among students with traumatic brain injuries - Minton D, Elias E, Rumrill P, Hendricks DJ, Jacobs K, Leopold A, Nardone A, Sampson E, Scherer M, Gee Cormier A, Taylor A, DeLatte C.
BACKGROUND: Project Career is a five-year interdisciplinary demonstration project funded by NIDILRR. It provides technology-driven supports, merging Cognitive Support Technology (CST) evidence-based practices and rehabilitation counseling, to improve posts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Qualitative case studies of professional- level workers with traumatic brain injuries: a contextual approach to job accommodation and retention - Roessler RT, Rumrill PD, Rumrill SP, Minton DL, Hendricks DJ, Sampson E, Stauffer C, Scherer MJ, Nardone A, Leopold A, Jacobs K, Elias E.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a multi-systemic disability that causes a wide range of difficulties with personal and social functioning. METHODS: Four individuals with TBI participated in an evaluation of barriers to their continued e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rasch analysis, dimensionality, and scoring of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) irritability and aggression subscales in individuals with traumatic brain injury - Malec JF, Stump TE, Monahan PO, Kean J, Neumann D, Hammond FM.
OBJECTIVE: To develop, for versions completed by individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and an observer, a more precise metric for the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) Irritability and Aggression scales using all behavioral item ratings for use with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk of post-traumatic epilepsy after severe head injury in patients with at least one seizure - Chen W, Li MD, Wang GF, Yang XF, Liu L, Meng FG.
BACKGROUND: To explore the incidence and risk factors, including type of seizures for post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This was a retrospective follow-up study of patients discharged fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Where health and death intersect: insights from a terror management health model - Arndt J, Goldenberg JL.
This paper offers an integrative understanding of the intersection between "health" and "death" from the perspective of the terror management health model. After highlighting the potential for health-related situations to elicit concerns about mortality, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Working virtually with a student with a traumatic brain injury: a case study - Quaco C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

HSE scholars measure prestige of fashion models
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Beginning models should choose independent magazines in order to be successful in the fashion industry, but they should also keep in mind that the fashion business is becoming increasingly closed off every year. This is one of the conclusions drawn by Margarita Kuleva, Research Fellow at the Centre for Youth Studies, HSE St. Petersburg, and her student, Daria Maglevanaya. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A study of outcomes of patients treated at a UK major trauma centre for moderate or severe injuries one to three years after injury - Spreadborough S, Radford K, das Nair R, Brooks A, Duffy M.
OBJECTIVE: To assess return to work outcomes of major trauma patients treated at a level 1 UK major trauma centre and evaluate factors associated with improved outcomes. DESIGN: Cross-sectional cohort design. SUBJECTS: In total, 99 patients at one,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A system-wide solution to antidote stocking in emergency departments: the Nova Scotia antidote program - Murphy NG, Bona DR, Hurley TA.
OBJECTIVE: Inadequate stocking of essential antidotes in hospitals is an internationally documented problem. A concrete and sustainable system-wide solution for easy access to antidotes in emergency departments (EDs) was developed and implemented in Nova S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Accommodating individuals with traumatic brain injury: an analysis of employer-initiated cases handled by the job accommodation network - Hendricks DJ, Sampson E.
BACKGROUND: The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has provided customized accommodation information to employers, individuals with disabilities, and their representatives (e.g., family, rehabilitation counselors, union representatives) since 1983. For each i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Automated measurement of hippocampal subfields in PTSD: evidence for smaller dentate gyrus volume - Hayes JP, Hayes S, Miller DR, Lafleche G, Logue MW, Verfaellie M.
Smaller hippocampal volume has been consistently observed as a biomarker of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, less is known about individual volumes of the subfields composing the hippocampus such as the dentate gyrus and cornu ammonis (CA) fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cognition and return to work after mild/moderate traumatic brain injury: a systematic review - Mani K, Cater B, Hudlikar A.
BACKGROUND: Approximately two percent of the United States population are traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors. The unemployment rate among them is substantial. Cognitive skills are essential to perform any job. OBJECTIVE: We analyzed the literat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dating and sexual violence research in the schools: balancing protection of confidentiality with supporting the welfare of survivors - Sharkey JD, Reed LA, Felix ED.
Rigorous research and program evaluation are needed to understand the experience of dating and sexual violence among youth and the impact of prevention and intervention efforts. Our dilemma in doing this work occurred when youth disclosed dating and sexual... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression and depressive symptoms in pediatric traumatic brain injury: a scoping review - Lalibert é Durish C, Pereverseff RS, Yeates KO.
OBJECTIVE: This scoping review aimed to summarize the existing knowledge base regarding depression and depressive symptoms in pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify gaps in the literature in an effort to guide future research. METHO... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression and risk of unintentional injury in rural communities-a longitudinal analysis of the Australian Rural Mental Health Study - Inder KJ, Holliday EG, Handley TE, Fragar LJ, Lower T, Booth A, Lewin TJ, Kelly BJ.
Limited longitudinal research has examined relationships between depression and injury, particularly in rural contexts. This paper reports cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses from the Australian Rural Mental Health Study (ARMHS) exploring relationshi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Differential neural activation when voluntarily regulating emotions in service members with chronic mild traumatic brain injury - Dretsch MN, Daniel TA, Goodman AM, Katz JS, Denney T, Deshpande G, Robinson JL.
The objective of this study was to characterize the functional activation of the neural correlates of voluntary regulation of emotion in soldiers both with and without chronic mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disparities in health care utilization of adults with traumatic brain injuries are related to insurance, race, and ethnicity: a systematic review - Gao S, Kumar RG, Wisniewski SR, Fabio A.
OBJECTIVE: To characterize racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in the utilization of healthcare services among US adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: The PubMed database was used to search for articles that directly examined the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Outcomes after concomitant traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock: a secondary analysis from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios trial - Galvagno SM, Fox EE, Appana SN, Baraniuk S, Bosarge PL, Bulger EM, Callcut RA, Cotton BA, Goodman M, Inaba K, O'Keeffe T, Schreiber MA, Wade CE, Scalea TM, Holcomb JB, Stein DM.
BACKGROUND: Often the clinician is faced with a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma in patients with concomitant traumatic brain injury (TBI) and hemorrhagic shock (HS), as rapid deterioration from either can be fatal. Knowledge about outcomes after concomi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Self report balance status is not reliable post concussion - Waddington GS.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sex differences in sport-related concussion long-term outcomes - Covassin T, Savage J, Bretzin A, Lafevor M.
Approximately 1.6 to 3.8 million recreational and sports-related concussions (SRC) occur each year in the Unites States. Research suggest that female athletes are at a greater risk for a SRC compared to male athletes competing in comparable sports (i.e., s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

TBI rehabilomics research: an exemplar of a biomarker-based approach to precision care for populations with disability - Wagner AK.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to summarize how "-omics" technologies can inform rehabilitation-relevant outcomes for a range of populations with neurologically related disability by including outcome metrics linked to the World Health Or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The associations between workplace bullying, salivary cortisol, and long-term sickness absence: a longitudinal study - Grynderup MB, Nabe-Nielsen K, Lange T, Conway PM, Bonde JP, Garde AH, Gullander M, Kaerlev L, Persson R, Rugulies R, Vammen MA, H øgh A, Hansen AM.
BACKGROUND: Workplace stressors, such as bullying, are strongly related to subsequent long-term sickness absence, but little is known of the possible physiological mechanisms linking workplace stressors and sickness absence. The primary aim of this study w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The associations of earlier trauma exposures and history of mental disorders with PTSD after subsequent traumas - Kessler RC, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Alonso J, Bromet EJ, Gureje O, Karam EG, Koenen KC, Lee S, Liu H, Pennell BE, Petukhova MV, Sampson NA, Shahly V, Stein DJ, Atwoli L, Borges G, Bunting B, de Girolamo G, Gluzman SF, Haro JM, Hinkov H, Kawakami N, Kovess-Masf éty V, Navarro-Mateu F, Posada-Villa J, Scott KM, Shalev AY, Ten Have M, Torres Y, Viana MC, Zaslavsky AM.
Although earlier trauma exposure is known to predict posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after subsequent traumas, it is unclear whether this association is limited to cases where the earlier trauma led to PTSD. Resolution of this uncertainty has importan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The chronic and evolving neurological consequences of traumatic brain injury - Wilson L, Stewart W, Dams-O'connor K, Diaz-Arrastia R, Horton L, Menon DK, Polinder S.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have lifelong and dynamic effects on health and wellbeing. Research on the long-term consequences emphasises that, for many patients, TBI should be conceptualised as a chronic health condition. Evidence suggests that functi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The journey of harmless bullet: the perioperative care of penetrating cardiac injury - Abou-Leila A, Voronov G.
Traumatic injuries to the heart contribute significantly to trauma are associated with high mortality. Cardiac gunshot wounds (GSW) are considered more lethal compared to other injuries and present several unique challenges to the anesthesia management and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An evidence-based approach to ending rural hunger (2017)
Report outlines ways G20 countries can end hunger and malnutrition in rural areas of developing countries.(Economics: The Open-Access, OpenAssessment E-Journal) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Helping people and their businesses grow
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Chin, G. Tags: Economics, Psychology twis Source Type: news

Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa
Standard business training programs aim to boost the incomes of the millions of self-employed business owners in developing countries by teaching basic financial and marketing practices, yet the impacts of such programs are mixed. We tested whether a psychology-based personal initiative training approach, which teaches a proactive mindset and focuses on entrepreneurial behaviors, could have more success. A randomized controlled trial in Togo assigned microenterprise owners to a control group (n = 500), a leading business training program (n = 500), or a personal initiative training program (n = 500). Four follow-up surveys...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Campos, F., Frese, M., Goldstein, M., Iacovone, L., Johnson, H. C., McKenzie, D., Mensmann, M. Tags: Economics, Psychology reports Source Type: news

How small companies can navigate partnerships in medtech
Partnering with larger players can prove essential to a small medtech company’s business strategy. But learning how to maneuver through collaborative relationships can be tricky.  Part of Philips Healthworks’ mission is to help young companies grow by teaching them valuable skills, like how to establish partnerships. Senior director Brian Rosnov spoke with MassDevice.com editor Sarah Faulkner in advance of his appearance at DeviceTalks Boston on Oct. 2.  What is Philips HealthWorks? As a venture capital fund, what qualities do you look for in a partner? While the Philips HealthWorks team is linked to ...
Source: Mass Device - September 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat royalphilips Source Type: news

Update from the Dean - September 2017
Strategic plan progress report. Research: Driving the development of innovative and precise drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic tests. Flu treatments; Tackling antimalarial resistance; Attacking hard targets; Plotting cell maps; Safer opioid pain killer; Cellular construction; New products through bioengineering; Regulatory science leadership; Tobacco burden in vulnerable populations; Economics of disease; Precision medicine. Education: Preparing leaders who think critically, work across fields, and lead in rapidly changing marketplaces.... (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 20, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Paula Joyce Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of 303 cases of facial bone fracture: socioeconomic status and injury characteristics - Kim BJ, Lee SI, Chung CM.
This study examines the relationship betwee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Humanitarian struggle in Burma's conflict zones - Gyo M.
The Back Pack Health Worker Team (BPHWT), a community- based health organization, provides primary health care to ethnic people in conflict, remote, and internally displaced areas, in Burma (aka Myanmar), controlled by ethnic armed organizations fighting a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Humor use moderates the relation of stressful life events with psychological distress - Fritz HL, Russek LN, Dillon MM.
Three studies examined humor and adjustment to stressful events. In Study 1, patients with fibromyalgia syndrome ( N = 22) reported on mental and physical adjustment, social interaction, and reappraisal of their illness. Dispositional humor was associated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of ladder-related falls on the emergency department and recommendations for ladder safety - Cabilan CJ, Vallmuur K, Eley R, Judge C, Cochrane S, Reed C, Riordan J, Roberts K, Thom O, Wood G.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the characteristics of patients who presented to the ED from a ladder-related fall and their injuries, highlight the impact of ladder-related falls on the ED, identify contributing factors of ladder falls and draw recommendations to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ocular complications in assault-related blowout fracture - Choi WK, Kim YJ, Nam SH, Choi YW.
BACKGROUND: Blowout fracture is one of the most common facial fractures, and patients usually present with accompanying ocular complications. Many studies have looked into the frequency of persistent ocular symptoms, but there is no study on assault patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence, circumstances, and management of acute pesticide poisoning in hospitals in Kampala City, Uganda - Ssemugabo C, Halage AA, Neebye RM, Nabankema V, Kasule MM, Ssekimpi D, J ørs E.
This study was aimed at assessing prevalence, circumstance, and management of acute pesticide poisoning in hospitals in Kampala. It was a retrospective cross-sectional study that involved reviewing of 739 poisoning patient records from 5 hospitals in Kampa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news