An evaluation of mandatory bicycle helmet legislation - Makam R.
In an effort to reduce cyclist head injury, New Zealand cycle helmet legislation became effective in 1994, requiring all cyclists to use standard approved helmets for all on-road cycling. Subsequently, helmet use increased to above 90% for all ages. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Traumatic head injury due to child maltreatment: epidemiology, cost analysis, and impact of prevention - Raza HF, Archambault, P épin K, Lord A, Frappier JY.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic head injury due to child maltreatment (THI-CM), also known as abusive head trauma (AHT), is a significant public health problem due to the wide array of consequences affecting multiple domains of a child's health and development. Seve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Head injury assessment in the elite level rugby union in Japan: review of 3 seasons - Tajima T, Ota O, Nagayama M, Takahashi M, Yamada M, Ishiyama N, Yoshida I, Takemura M, Hara K, Akama T, Mitsumori N, Higashihara J, Toyama Y, Furuya M, Chosa E, Nakamura A.
Head Injury Assessment (HIA) is the screening tool for head injury during a rugby game. The purpose of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of HIA in the Japan Rugby Top League (JRTL). The incidences of HIA, defined concussion (per 1,000 player-h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Inhibition of NADPH oxidase 2 (NOX2) reverses cognitive deficits by modulating excitability and excitatory transmission in the hippocampus after traumatic brain injury - Wang W, Zhang X, Lin L, Ren J, He R, Sun K.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a closed or open head injury caused by external mechanical forces that induce brain damage, resulting in a wide range of postinjury dysfunctions of emotions, learning and memory, adversely affecting the quality of life of pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Modelling head injury due to unmanned aircraft systems collision: crash dummy vs human body - Rattanagraikanakorn B, Schuurman M, Gransden DI, Happee R, De Wagter C, Sharpanskykh A, Blom HAP.
Recent developments in the concept of UAS operations in urban areas have led to risk concerns of UAS collision with human. To better understand this risk, head and neck injuries due to UAS collisions have been investigated by different research teams using... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The epidemiology of head injuries at 2019 Rugby Union World Cup - Cooke R, Strang M, Lowe R, Jain N.
INTRODUCTION: The sequelae of concussion is of growing concern within Rugby. World Rugby has introduced rule changes to improve player welfare and reducing head injury frequency. We aimed to report the incidence of head injuries and head injury assessment ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

A rubberized impact absorbing pavement can reduce the head injury risk in vulnerable road users: a bicycle and a pedestrian accident case study - Sahandifar P, Makoundou C, Fahlstedt M, Sangiorgi C, Johansson K, Wallqvist V, Kleiven S.
OBJECTIVE: Vulnerable Road Users (VRU), including pedestrians and cyclists, are generally the least protected road users and are frequently missed in the planning process of preventive measures. Rubberized asphalt mixtures were originally developed as a po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Return of Sidney Crosby buoys Penguins heading into Game 7
Sidney Crosby returned from what appeared to be a head injury on Saturday, as the Penguins practiced at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. #sidneycrosby #penguins #game7 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby leaves Game 5 because of possible head injury
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby left Wednesday’s playoff game during the second period because of an injury after absorbing a hit to his head. Crosby did not play after taking a... #pittsburghpenguins #sidneycrosby #playoffgame (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I Have Never Felt Less Safe at Work'
(MedPage Today) -- On a busy Saturday night in our emergency department (ED), a rather large man involved in a car crash required evaluation for a suspected head injury. Suddenly, a shriek and a thump came from his room. Our team of several nurses... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 11, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Instantaneous brain strain estimation for automotive head impacts via deep learning - Wu S, Zhao W, Barbat S, Ruan J, Ji S.
Efficient brain strain estimation is critical for routine application of a head injury model. Lately, a convolutional neural network (CNN) has been successfully developed to estimate spatially detailed brain strains instantly and accurately in contact spor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Misdiagnosis of pediatric concussions in the emergency department: a retrospective study - Wazir A, Tamim H, Wakil C, Sawaya RD.
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to determine the rate and predictors of correctly diagnosed concussions in the pediatric emergency department and to describe the characteristics, presentation, and management of concussions in children presenting for minor head injury.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Literature study: factors affecting prognostics of head injury patients - Indri Wahyuningsih, Islamiati N, Ubaidillah Z, Pratiwi ID.
Head injury is often referred to as "the silent epidemic" remains a public health problem and is the largest contributor to mortality and record among all injuries. The aim of this study was to identify the prognostic factors in head injury patients based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A review of head injury metrics used in automotive safety and sports protective equipment - Rowson B, Duma S.
Despite advances in the understanding of human tolerances to brain injury, injury metrics used in automotive safety and protective equipment standards have changed little since they were first implemented nearly a half-century ago. Although numerous metric... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Liberia: Princess Cooper Died From Tuberculosis, but Pres. Weah Has Ordered Another Autopsy
[New Dawn] The Liberian Government has released two autopsy reports detailing the cause of deaths of two young Liberians-Princess Cooper, 25 and Melvin Togbah, with Pathologists disclosing that the former died of tuberculosis, while the latter from unnatural death linked to severe head injury, severe intoxication with cannabis, and bilateral hemothorax. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - April 20, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news