Brain death: optimizing support of the traumatic brain injury patient awaiting organ procurement - Souter MJ, Kirschen M.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Increasing numbers of deaths on the transplant waiting list is associated with an expanding supply-demand deficit in transplantable organs. There is consequent interest in reviewing both donor eligibility after death from traumatic brain... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics and health care needs of women who are trafficked for sex in the United States: an integrative literature review -
[Abstract unavailable] Keywords: Human trafficking; Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics and healthcare needs of women who are trafficked for sex in the United States: an integrative literature review - Lepianka C, Colbert AM.
BACKGROUND: Human sex trafficking is a major public health issue. The United States is the second largest market for sex-trafficked women, yet few healthcare interventions, designed for women specifically, have been identified. The purpose of this review w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Client retention in community treatment: completer and noncompleter experiences of an individualized, needs-based partner abuse intervention program - Pearson DAS, Steward CD, Ford AK.
There has been increased interest in the subjective experiences of participants of community partner abuse intervention programs (PAIPs). In the context of high attrition rates, qualitative research is needed to understand the factors associated with susta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emotional remodeling with oxytocin durably rescues trauma-induced behavioral and neuro-morphological changes in rats: a promising treatment for PTSD - Le Dorze C, Borreca A, Pignataro A, Ammassari-Teule M, Gisquet-Verrier P.
Recent evidence indicates that reactivated memories are malleable and can integrate new information upon their reactivation. We injected rats with oxytocin to investigate whether the delivery of a drug which dampens anxiety and fear before the reactivation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of the questionnaire "Sources of Occupational Stress in Firefighters & Paramedics (SOOS-11)" - Kleine B, Kr öger C.
So far, there is no German instrument for determining occupational stress in members of volunteer firefighting (MVF). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the Sources of Occupational Stress in Firefighters& Paramedics (SOOS-11). MVF were interview... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Agreement and differences regarding family functioning between patients with acquired brain injury and their partners - Cox V, Mulder M, Nijland R, Schepers V, Van Wegen E, van Heugten C, Kwakkel G, Visser-Meily J.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the level of agreement and differences regarding the perception of family functioning between patients with acquired brain injury and their partners. Our hypothesis was that patients would report better family functioning ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysis of the characteristics of hospitalized cases of injuries in Shennongjia forest area -
OBJECTIVE To analyze the case data of hospitalizations due to injuries between 2012 and 2017 in Shennongjia Forest Region, to understand the prevalence of injuries in different age groups and gender, and to provide a basis for injury prevention and control... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anterior cruciate ligament-return to sport after injury scale: validation of the Norwegian language version - Faleide AGH, Inderhaug E, Vervaat W, Breivik K, Bogen BE, Mo IF, Tr øan I, Strand T, Magnussen LH.
PURPOSE: Evidence is emerging on the importance of psychological readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The ACL-Return to Sport after Injury scale (ACL-RSI) is developed to assess this. The aim of the current st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy research viewed in the public domain: what makes headlines? - Wolfson DI, Kuhn AW, Kerr ZY, Brett BL, Yengo-Kahn AM, Solomon GS, Zuckerman SL.
Objective: To determine chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)-related publication characteristics associated with higher Altmetric scores.Methods: A systematic review of  the CTE literature was conducted using PubMed. Publications were coded... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Finding a new balance in life: a qualitative study on perceived long-term needs of people with acquired brain injury and partners - Stiekema APM, Winkens I, Ponds R, de Vugt ME, van Heugten CM.
This study aims to identify the perceived needs of people with acquired brain injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Forgiveness: protecting medical residents from the detrimental relationship between workplace bullying and wellness - May RW, Fincham FD, Sanchez-Gonzalez MA, Firulescu L.
Bullying of medical residents is associated with numerous negative psychological and physiological outcomes. As bullying within this demographic grows, there is increased interest in identifying novel protective factors. Accordingly, the current research i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Frequency of rehospitalization after hospitalization for suicidal ideation or suicidal behavior in patients with depression - Cepeda MS, Schuemie M, Kern DM, Reps J, Canuso C.
This study sought to: 1. determine the frequency of rehospitalization with diagnosis of suicidal ideation or suicide attempt (SI/SA) within a year and how often patients had multiple rehospitalizations; 2. identify the time period for which the risk of reh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of trauma center volume on major vascular injury: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) - Taghavi S, Jones G, Duchesne J, McGrew P, Guidry C, Schroll R, Harris C, Nkansah R, Jacome T, Tatum D.
BACKGROUND: The association of procedure volume and improved outcomes has been established with infrequently performed elective operations. However, effect of trauma center volume on outcomes in emergency surgery has not been defined. We hypothesized that ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Matters of the heart and mind: interpersonal violence and cardiovascular disease in women - El-Serag R, Thurston RC.
While violence against women has existed throughout human history, there is a growing recognition that this global crisis not only undermines the dignity, safety, and human rights of women but is also a major public health threat. Similarly, cardiovasc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to sport after criteria-based rehabilitation of acute adductor injuries in male athletes: a prospective cohort study - Serner A, Weir A, Tol JL, Thorborg K, Lanzinger S, Otten R, H ölmich P.
BACKGROUND: Despite being one of the most common sports injuries, there are no criteria-based rehabilitation programs published for acute adductor injuries. PURPOSE: To evaluate return-to-sport (RTS) outcomes and reinjuries after criteria-based reh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation, behavior, and mortality in male and female US veterans with severe mental illness - Aslan M, Radhakrishnan K, Rajeevan N, Sueiro M, Goulet JL, Li Y, Depp C, Concato J, Harvey PD.
BACKGROUND: We compared male and female American veterans with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder regarding clinical characteristics associated with lifetime suicidal ideation and behavior. Subsequent mortality, including death by suicide, was also assessed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The disproportionately high prevalence of learning disabilities amongst adults attending Saint Marys Sexual Assault Referral Centre - Majeed-Ariss R, Rodriguez PM, White C.
BACKGROUND: There is a dearth of reliable data on sexual assault prevalence amongst people with learning disabilities. This work aims to identify the prevalence of learning disabilities amongst adult clients attending Saint Marys Sexual Assault Referral Ce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The influence of stigma on suicide bereavement: a systematic review - Evans A, Abrahamson K.
Suicide loss affects a significant proportion of the population, and despite its prevalence there remains a stigma surrounding death by suicide. It is important for health professionals to understand the effects of suicide stigma on surviving friends and f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Many mental health trusts lack funding for facilities ’ repairs and upgrades
Two thirds of trusts will have insufficient funding for repairs Related items fromOnMedica Mental health: vital next steps on the path to parity CQC's State of Care report finds standards improving but warns of pressures NHS 10 Year Plan: the view from my desk Questions on Health Economics and commissioning General taxation still best way to generate NHS funds (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 20, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: two people die in Iran as cruise ship Britons face Wirral quarantine - as it happened
Deaths in mainland China pass 2,000 and Foreign Office tells Britons to stay on the Diamond Princess cruise shipChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences6.18pmGMTInspectors in protective suits have been going door to door in Wuhan in an effort to find every infected person, the Associated Press reports.Wednesday marked the final day of a campaign to root out anyone with symptoms whom authorities may have missed so far.5.02pmGMTBritons returning home from the Diamo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray, Martin Farrer and Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Japan Asia Pacific Science China Chinese economy Global economy Business UK news Economics Source Type: news

Coronavirus: first two patients confirmed in Iran as cruise ship cases rise to 621 – live updates
Deaths on mainland China pass 2,000 as passengers begin leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. Follow all the latest news hereChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences12.14pmGMTThe coronavirus outbreak has temporarily reduced China ’s CO2 emissions by a quarter, according to analysis by Carbon Brief.Electricity demand and industrial output remain far below usual levels after authorities introduced stringent measures to stop the spread of the dise...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Japan Asia Pacific Science China Chinese economy Global economy Business UK news Economics Source Type: news

The Health System We ’d Have if Economists Ran Things
A survey of nearly 200 Ph.D. health economists finds them taking a few politically unpopular positions. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - February 19, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Polls and Public Opinion Medicaid Medicare United States Economy Economics (Theory and Philosophy) Source Type: news

Scientists develop open-source software to analyze economics of biofuels, bioproducts
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment) Perennial grasses can be converted into everything from ethanol to bioplastics, but it's unclear which bioproducts hold the greatest potential.BioSTEAM, a new open-source simulation software package in Python developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, gives scientists, engineers, biotechnology companies, and funding agencies a fast, flexible tool to analyze the economics of producing different biofuels and bioproducts -- in a matter of seconds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 19, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Two fire fighters die and one fire fighter injured when struck at a roadway incident - the NIOSH report -
This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) report describes a 2017 incident in which two volunteer fire fighters died and one was injured while on a scene where a dump truck was tangled in downed telephone lines. The report details ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Japan to trial HIV antiretroviral drugs on patients – as it happened
UK prepares evacuation flight for cruise ship passengers. Follow the latest newsBritish couple on Diamond Princess test positiveSenior doctor dies in WuhanWhat is the coronavirus?Share your experiences6.10pmGMTRussia will suspend entry of Chinese citizens to its territory starting from 20 February, Russian authorities in charge of coronavirus prevention have said.The suspension will be for Chinese citizens entering Russia for employment, private, educational and tourist purposes.5.54pmGMTIf you ’re just catching up, here is a quick rundown of the latest global coronavirus developments over the past few hours:Continue...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Aamna Mohdin and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Global economy Asia Pacific Business Economics Infectious diseases Science Japan World news UK news Source Type: news

Costs of APN vs Physician-Led Care for Chronic Diseases Costs of APN vs Physician-Led Care for Chronic Diseases
Could APNs provide a more cost-effective option for chronic disease care compared to physicians?Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Japan to trial HIV retroviral drugs on patients – latest news
Campaign comes as UK prepares an evacuation flight for passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Follow the latest news and updates hereApple warns of iPhone shortages amid factory shutdownUK trying to contact passengers who left MV WesterdamVirus causes mild disease in four out of five patients, says WHOWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Share your experiences7.23amGMTMorning, I ’m Aamna Mohdin taking over the liveblog from Martin Farrer.Britons David Abel and his wife Sally who are on the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus. Abel, who was been po...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aamna Mohdin (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Global economy Asia Pacific Business Economics Infectious diseases Science Japan Source Type: news

Association of geomagnetic disturbances and suicide attempts in Taiwan, 1997-2013: a cross-sectional study - Nishimura T, Tsai IJ, Yamauchi H, Nakatani E, Fukushima M, Hsu CY.
BACKGROUND: A previous study in Japan found that monthly mean K index values were related to the monthly number of male, but not female, suicides. Correlations between geomagnetic disturbances and suicide/depression have also been reported in countries suc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Can health be related to interpersonal violence in Middle Eastern countries? - Bayati M, Lotfi F, Keshavarz K, Delavari S, Delavari S.
BACKGROUND: Preventing violence is important especially in the Middle East, where many countries are struggling with violence. Knowing the affecting factors could help public policy makers to decrease violence level. Thus, this study is aimed to analyze he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cost-utility of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy in unipolar depression: a Markov model simulation - Baumann M, Stargardt T, Frey S.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Unipolar depression is the most common form of depression and demand for treatment, such as psychotherapy, is high. However, waiting times for psychotherapy often considerably exceed their recommended maximum. As a potentially les... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Estimation of regional economic development indicator from transportation network analytics - Li B, Gao S, Liang Y, Kang Y, Prestby T, Gao Y, Xiao R.
With the booming  economy in China, many researches have pointed out that the improvement of regional transportation infrastructure among other factors had an important effect on economic growth. Utilizing a large-scale dataset which includes 3.5 billion e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How language proficiency correlates with cognitive skills
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) An international team of researchers carried out an experiment at HSE University demonstrating that knowledge of several languages can improve the performance of the human brain. In their study, they registered a correlation between participants' cognitive control and their proficiency in a second language. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Health System We ’d Have if Economists Ran Things
A survey of nearly 200 Ph.D. health economists finds them taking a few politically unpopular positions. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - February 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Polls and Public Opinion Medicaid Medicare United States Economy Economics (Theory and Philosophy) Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punish...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Aamna Mohdin and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Japan Hong Kong Australia news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

"I'm more open to talking about it": women's experiences with sexual abuse and reproductive health - Meier S, Brig K, Delay C, Sundstrom B, Schwab-Reese L, DeMaria AL.
Approximately one in three women experience sexual abuse, which can result in negative reproductive health consequences. A history of sexual abuse may negatively impact health care seeking and experience. The purposes of this article were to understand how... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An ethnographic study of improving data collection and completeness in large-scale data exercises - Dixon-Woods M, Campbell A, Aveling EL, Martin G.
Background: Large-scale data collection is an increasingly prominent and influential feature of efforts to improve healthcare delivery, yet securing the involvement of clinical centres and ensuring data comprehensiveness often proves problematic. We... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An evaluation of suicidal risk in bipolar patients with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder - Katz D, Petersen T, Amado S, Kuperberg M, Dufour S, Rakhilin M, Hall NE, Kinrys G, Desrosiers A, Deckersbach T, Sylvia L, Nierenberg AA.
BACKGROUND: While bipolar disorder (BD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently co-occur and individually have a higher risk of suicide compared to the general population, few studies have examined the impact of comorbid PTSD on suicidal ideati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bruise detection and visibility under alternate light during the first three days post-trauma - Scafide KN, Sharma S, Tripp NE, Hayat MJ.
INTRODUCTION: Cutaneous bruises are often hard to detect particularly on individuals with a darker complexion. Researchers and federal agencies have recommended the use of alternate light to aide in the assessment of subtle injury. However, studies are lim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bullying in nursing evaluated by the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Serafin L, Sak-Dankosky N, Czarkowska-Paczek B.
AIMS: To report a synthesis of the empirical studies that used the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R) to assess bullying among nurses based on evaluation of the psychometric properties and use and usability of the instrument and identification of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical versus functional reaction time: implications for postconcussion management - Lempke LB, Johnson RS, Schmidt JD, Lynall RC.
PURPOSE: Examine the association between clinical and functional reaction time (RT) assessments with and without simultaneous cognitive tasks among healthy individuals. METHODS: Participants (n=41, 49% female; 22.5 ±2.1yrs; 172.5±11.9cm; 71.0±13.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cognitive strategy use in adults with acquired brain injury - Nott MT, Chapparo C.
This study aimed to develop a cognitive strategy profile of people living in a transitional living unit for people with brain injury.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Communication with patients in post-traumatic confusional state: perception of rehabilitation staff - Nielsen AI, Power E, Jensen LR.
Objective: People in Post-Traumatic Confusional State (PTCS) present with communication difficulties that are well described in literature. However, limited study has been conducted on the experiences of their communication partners. The current stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of tendon and ligament injuries in Aotearoa/New Zealand between 2010 and 2016 - Clark ST, Zhu M, Gamble GD, Naot D, Paine SJ, Dalbeth N, Cornish J, Musson DS.
BACKGROUND: Injuries to tendons and ligaments make up a large portion of musculoskeletal injuries, and contribute to significant morbidity and healthcare costs. However, there is currently a poor understanding of the burden of these injuries at a populatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Indirect impact of violent events on emergency department utilization and disease patterns - Makhlouf-Obermeyer C, Sharara E, El-Eid G, Hitti EA.
BACKGROUND: The health effects of war and armed conflict on casualties and mental health of those directly exposed has been well described, but few studies have explored the indirect health effects of violent events. This paper assesses the indirect health... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injury patterns of less lethal kinetic impact projectiles used by law enforcement officers - Beatty JA, Stopyra JP, Slish JH, Bozeman WP.
Law enforcement officers have a number of force options at their disposal. One less lethal force option available to police is kinetic impact projectiles (KIPs) such as beanbags or synthetic “rubber bullets” fired from shotguns or specialty launche... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Knowledge and attitudes of water polo coaches about sports-related dental injuries and dental emergency procedures - Bazina AM, Poklepovic Pericic T, Galic I, Mihanovi ć F, Kovacevic N, Galic T.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: With the growing popularity of water polo across the world, there has been rising awareness of the risks for orofacial injures in water polo. The aim of this study was to evaluate knowledge and attitudes of water polo coaches regarding den... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Length of stay in relation to the risk of inpatient and post-discharge suicides: a national health insurance claim data study - Tseng MM, Chang CH, Liao SC, Yeh YC.
This study aimed to compare the predictors of suicides among psychiatric inpatients and recently discharged patients and to examine the association between the length of stay and suicides. METHODS: Data from psychiatric inpatients were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mental health and suicidality in separating U.S. Reserve and National Guard personnel - Wang J, Ursano RJ, Gifford RK, Dinh H, Farooq S, Broshek CE, Cohen GH, Sampson L, Galea S, Fullerton CS.
We examined the association of U.S. Reserve Component (RC) personnel separating from military service with the risk of mental health problems at three time periods.Methods: Structured interviews were conducted with a nationally rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patient attribution of posttraumatic symptoms to brain injury versus PTSD in military-related mild TBI - Hardy MS, Kennedy JE, Cooper DB.
OBJECTIVE: Persistent cognitive, somatic, and neuropsychiatric symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) are influenced by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), particularly in military patients. The authors evaluated the degree to which militar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news