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Terrorism as self-help: accounts of Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli prisons for security violations - Berko A, Erez E, Gur OM.
Adopting and expanding Black's conception of terrorism as self-help, this study examines how Palestinian youth become involved in security violations. Based on an analysis of in-depth interviews conducted with 10 Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When is a child's forensic statement deemed credible? A comparison of physical and sexual abuse cases - Hershkowitz I, Melkman EP, Zur R.
A large national sample of 4,775 reports of child physical and sexual abuse made in Israel in 2014 was analyzed in order to examine whether assessments of credibility would vary according to abuse type, physical or sexual, and whether child and event chara... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Epidemiology and socio-demographic risk factors of self-immolation: A systematic review and meta-analysis - Parvareh M, Hajizadeh M, Rezaei S, Nouri B, Moradi G, Esmail Nasab N.
In this study, we conducted a meta-analysis to combine the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Experiences of civilian nurses in triage during the Iran-Iraq War: an oral history - Firouzkouhi M, Zargham-Boroujeni A, Kako M, Abdollahimohammad A.
PURPOSE: Nurses played a critical role in performing triage during the Iran-Iraq War. However, their experiences in triage have not been discussed. Therefore, the current study aimed to investigate the triage experiences of civilian nurses during the Iran-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

An enigmatic case of acute mercury poisoning: clinical, immunological findings and platelet function - Kleffner I, Eichler S, Ruck T, Sch üngel L, Pfeuffer S, Polzer P, Dittrich R, Dziewas R, Gross CC, Göbel K, Wiendl H, Kehrel BE, Meuth SG.
Severe mercury intoxication is very rare in developed countries, but still occurs as the result of volatile substance abuse, suicide attempts, occupational hazards, or endemic food ingestion as reported in the cases of public health disasters in Iraq and i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maintenance and testing of fume cupboard - Hussein FH, Al-Dahhan WH, Al-Zuhairi AJ, Rodda KE, Yousif E.
Scientists at universities across Iraq are actively working to report actual incidents and accidents occurring in their laboratories, as well as structural improvements made to improve safety and security, to raise awareness and encourage openness, leading... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Seasonality in violent and nonviolent methods of suicide attempts: a cross-sectional study on systematic registry data - Veisani Y, Delpisheh A, Sayehmiri K, Moradi G, Hassanzadeh J.
Little attention has been paid to seasonality in suicide in Iran. Time pattern in suicide deaths and suicide attempts for some related factors such as gender, mental disorders has been found. In present study, we focus on suicide methods and the associatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Digital Diabetes Care Getting Simpler for Patients
Diabetes is one of the most expensive chronic health conditions worldwide, and has become a favorite target of leading-edge clinicians and technologists touting the age of connected care. "In general, we'll see more of the trend of digitalization to better manage conditions," said Chuck Gammal, a partner specializing in healthcare and medical technology at consultancy Simon-Kucher. "Diabetes is somewhat unique among chronic conditions in that it's very data-intensive." Ironically, though the very data-intensive nature of diabetes care might suggest patients would clamor for platforms and care modules th...
Source: MDDI - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Goth Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Land of milk and money: Qatar looks to farms to beat the Gulf boycott
Emirate ’s drive for food security is symbolic of its determination to make efforts to isolate it ‘a blessing inside a calamity’John Dore is off to Doha ’s vast and luxurious Hamad International airport to greet the 8pm flight from Los Angeles via Liège, Belgium.Wearing a straw hat with a small metal shamrock badge in homage to his Irish roots, his imminent visitors are neither family nor friends. Nor are they human at all, but rather a herd of 120 cows.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Wintour in Doha Tags: Qatar Middle East and North Africa World news Farming Farm animals Environment Agriculture Science Source Type: news

MYSTERY: Ancient structures found at the gateways of dozens of volcanoes across the Middle East... nobody knows what they're for
(Natural News) Scientists have discovered around 400 stone structures in Saudi Arabia that appear to have been built thousands of years ago, and now they are trying to solve the mystery of why they were built. These structures have been dubbed “gates” on account of their resemblance to field gates when viewed from above. They... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Telehealth startup Health at Hand gets $3.1M, preps for UAE launch
Health at Hand, a telehealth startup targeting Middle East markets, announced that it has received $3.1 million in seed funding and will be launching its platform this Sunday in the United Arab Emirates. An unnamed regional family office anchored the funding round, which brings the company to approximately $4.1 million in total funding. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 19, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

MRI Interventions taps ex-Philips exec Burnett as prez, CEO | Personnel Moves – Oct 19, 2017
MRI Interventions (OTC:MRIC) said early this month it tapped former Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) neuro diagnostics & therapy biz GM Joseph Burnett as its new prez & CEO, effective November 7. Burnett will replace Frank Grillo who will stay in his role until November 6 and will continue to serve as an executive advisor afterwards, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said. “I am thrilled to join the MRI team and help lead this next chapter which will focus on clinical development, market adoption and continued procedure growth. The stakes are high in neurosurgical procedures and precision is paramount. Our t...
Source: Mass Device - October 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News BioSig Technologies Bluewind Medical Boston Scientific Dentsply Sirona Guidant Corp. InMode Aesthetic Solutions johnsonandjohnson Mauna Kea Technologies mazorrobotics Medtronic MRI Interventions otoharmonics Source Type: news

Global Campaign to Smoke Out Tobacco Firms from UN Body
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 19 2017 (IPS)The world’s tobacco companies – which have been widely ostracized in the UN system – may be ousted from one of their last fortified strongholds in the United Nations: the International Labour Organization (ILO). A letter signed by nearly 200 public health organizations and labour rights groups worldwide is calling on the Governing Body of the Geneva-based UN agency to expel tobacco companies from its subsidiary membership.“Tobacco companies victimize fa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

From child bride to beauty expert: one Jordanian woman ’s story
Language EnglishAmman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find 22-year-old Hiba* working at a salon in Amman. She has a long list of loyal customers and a steady income. But what few of her clients know is that she was once a child bride – an experience that haunted her for years.At 15, Hiba dropped out of school to marry a man 10 years her senior. Their families were acquainted, and when his family insisted on the arrangement, she was too young to say otherwise.This situation is tragically common – and worsening. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Terrorism as self-help: accounts of Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli prisons for security violations - Berko A, Erez E, Gur OM.
Adopting and expanding Black's conception of terrorism as self-help, this study examines how Palestinian youth become involved in security violations. Based on an analysis of in-depth interviews conducted with 10 Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maintenance and testing of fume cupboard - Hussein FH, Al-Dahhan WH, Al-Zuhairi AJ, Rodda KE, Yousif E.
Scientists at universities across Iraq are actively working to report actual incidents and accidents occurring in their laboratories, as well as structural improvements made to improve safety and security, to raise awareness and encourage openness, leading... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson to acquire German surgery software maker Surgical Process Institute
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) agreed to pay an unspecified amount to acquire Germany’s Surgical Process Institute, which makes software for standardizing and digitizing surgical workflows. The SPI Surgical Procedure Manager software is designed to generate a step-by-step checklist to ensure that “important safety checks are completed every time, in the same order, and all supporting processes are harmonized,” J&J said. The software helps ensure that providers meet best-in-class standards,  better operating room utilization and efficiency, more consistent outcomes and better patient experience....
Source: Mass Device - October 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Hospital Care Mergers & Acquisitions Surgical Wall Street Beat johnsonandjohnson valuebasedhealthcare Source Type: news

Watch: Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady details his family ’s move to the U.S. from Iran (Video)
He currently serves as St. Louis Children ’s Hospital’s chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and co-director of its heart center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Somalia:Italy Donates 300,000 Euros to Somali Red Crescent
[Shabelle] Turkish and Somali paramedic carry wounded people to a Turkish military plane that will transport the injured to Turkey, at the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, 16 October 2017. The death toll from the 14 October truck bomb attack has risen to at least 230, the deadliest attack in Somalias recent history. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia:Kuwait Provides Medical Aid to Somalia
[Shabelle] Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), in coordination with the Direct Aid Society, announced Wednesday a new batch of medical assistance to treat victims in Somalia following the recent terrorist bombings in Mogadishu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seasonality in violent and nonviolent methods of suicide attempts: a cross-sectional study on systematic registry data - Veisani Y, Delpisheh A, Sayehmiri K, Moradi G, Hassanzadeh J.
Little attention has been paid to seasonality in suicide in Iran. Time pattern in suicide deaths and suicide attempts for some related factors such as gender, mental disorders has been found. In present study, we focus on suicide methods and the associatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

When is a child's forensic statement deemed credible? A comparison of physical and sexual abuse cases - Hershkowitz I, Melkman EP, Zur R.
A large national sample of 4,775 reports of child physical and sexual abuse made in Israel in 2014 was analyzed in order to examine whether assessments of credibility would vary according to abuse type, physical or sexual, and whether child and event chara... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Yoga and aerobic exercise together may improve heart disease risk factors
(American College of Cardiology) Heart disease patients who practice yoga in addition to aerobic exercise saw twice the reduction in blood pressure, body mass index and cholesterol levels when compared to patients who practiced either Indian yoga or aerobic exercise alone, according to research to be presented at the 8th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology Middle East Conference Oct. 19-21, 2017 in Dubai. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack patients may use inefficient coping methods for stress
(American College of Cardiology) Patients with a history of heart attack were more likely to use emotion-focused coping strategies for stress such as eating more or drinking alcohol, while patients without a history of heart attack or heart disease used problem-focused coping strategies, according to research to be presented at the 8th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology Middle East Conference Oct. 19-21, 2017 in Dubai. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion U. introduces israel's first underwater robotic vehicle
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) 'The autonomous HydroCamel II integrates state-of-the-art technologies, including high-level maneuvering in six degrees of freedom and an ability to dive almost vertically,' says Prof. Hugo Guterman of the BGU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and head of LAR. 'Until now, these capabilities were limited to remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), which must be tethered by an umbilical cable to a host ship for its power and air source. The HydroCamel II is completely autonomous.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PROFIT at any cost: Big Pharma's bribery and kickback schemes led to deaths of U.S. soldiers
(Natural News) The families of U.S. troops who have been killed or injured while fighting overseas in Iraq have filed a lawsuit against multiple U.S. and European pharmaceutical and medical supply companies after accusing the corporations of knowingly financing the Mahdi Army, an anti-American militia, through a series of bribes and kickbacks. The lawsuit, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An enigmatic case of acute mercury poisoning: clinical, immunological findings and platelet function - Kleffner I, Eichler S, Ruck T, Sch üngel L, Pfeuffer S, Polzer P, Dittrich R, Dziewas R, Gross CC, Göbel K, Wiendl H, Kehrel BE, Meuth SG.
Severe mercury intoxication is very rare in developed countries, but still occurs as the result of volatile substance abuse, suicide attempts, occupational hazards, or endemic food ingestion as reported in the cases of public health disasters in Iraq and i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experiences of civilian nurses in triage during the Iran-Iraq War: an oral history - Firouzkouhi M, Zargham-Boroujeni A, Kako M, Abdollahimohammad A.
PURPOSE: Nurses played a critical role in performing triage during the Iran-Iraq War. However, their experiences in triage have not been discussed. Therefore, the current study aimed to investigate the triage experiences of civilian nurses during the Iran-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Epidemiology and socio-demographic risk factors of self-immolation: A systematic review and meta-analysis - Parvareh M, Hajizadeh M, Rezaei S, Nouri B, Moradi G, Esmail Nasab N.
In this study, we conducted a meta-analysis to combine the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

DarioHealth Gains CE Mark for iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 Smart Glucose Meter
DarioHealth Bringing its Lightning®-enabled Version to the UK Market CAESAREA, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital health company with mobile health and big ... Devices, Monitoring, Endocrinology, Regulatory DarioHealth, Blood Glucose Monitor, Blood Glucose (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean mourns the death of Dr Mahmoud Fikri
18 October 2017 - It is with grieving hearts that we announce the death of Dr Mahmoud Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. He passed away on 17 October on his way to participate in the Global High Level summit on Non Communicable Diseases, taking place in Montevideo, Uruguay. Dr Fikri took office as Regional Director on 1 February 2017. In the short period of time since assuming office, his dedication and diligence stood out. He was responsible for the recent and highly successful meeting of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean held in Islamabad, Pakistan, which was attended by Minis...
Source: WHO EMRO News - October 18, 2017 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Asp – or ash? Climate historians link Cleopatra's demise to volcanic eruption
Study of ice-core records and Ancient Egyptian documents suggests environmental forces helped seal the last Ptolemaic ruler ’s fate in 30BCThe fall of Cleopatra ’s Egypt to Augustus, the first Roman emperor, is usually told as a melodramatic power struggle between elites on the world stage.Cleopatra famously forged a doomed political alliance with the Roman general Mark Antony, who was also her lover. But when their combined forces were defeated at the battle of Actium, the pair killed themselves and Egypt became a province of the newly formed Roman empire.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Science History of science Egypt World news Africa Middle East and North Africa Environment Volcanoes Natural disasters and extreme weather Agriculture Source Type: news

Alert Fall 2017 | Vol. 18 No. 3
Quarterly NewsletterAlert Fall 2017 | Vol. 18 No. 3October 17, 2017This February, I had the privilege to visit a new MSF pediatric program in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, whe (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

US veterans sue drug companies over Iraq bribes
Lawsuit accuses multinationals of indirectly funding terrorists who killed US soldiers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ReWalk shares slide on Q3 prelim release
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) today saw shares dip slightly after releasing preliminary financial results for its 3rd quarter despite posting revenues ahead of consensus on Wall Street. The Israel-based company said it expects to post sales of $1.7 million for the 3 months ended Sept. 30, up 21.4% from the $1.4 million the company posted for the same period during the prior fiscal year. Read the whole story at our sister site, The Robot Report The post ReWalk shares slide on Q3 prelim release appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Robotics ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Iraq: People Displaced by Hawijah Offensive Still Vulnerable in Kirkuk
One survivor describes the dangerous journey fleeing along “the road of death.”Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Suicide: an un-resolved and under-recognized health problem among people of Ilam Province (the most popular suicide spot in Iran) - Kassani A, Baghbanian A, Menati W.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The patterns of children poisoning cases in community teaching hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Alghadeer S, Alrohaimi M, Althiban A, Kalagi NA, Balkhi B, Khan AA.
Introduction Although the majority of poisoning-related cases can be managed in home settings, reduction of hospital visits and admissions are still important challenge. Thousands of interventions are involved and the appropriate management of poisoning i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Iraq: People Displaced by Hawijah Offensive Still Vulnerable in Kirkuk
October 16, 2017The Hawijah military offensive launched by Iraqi forces to oust the Islamic State group from its last major urban stronghold has forcibly displaced nearly 14,000 people to towns in neighboring districts of Kirkuk governorate. They are arriving in vulnerable condition and in urgent need of care, according to the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

More Than 130,000 Vaccine Doses Reportedly Destroyed In Syria After Attack
If confirmed, thousands of children are now at risk for deadly diseases. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics aims for 2018 release for Restore softsuit robotic exoskeleton
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) said today it completed all internal processes related to its Restore robotic rehabilitation softsuit exoskeleton and is ready to initiate clinical trials of the device in 2018, with hopes for a commercial launch in the same year. The Restore softsuit is designed to transmit power to key joints in the legs with cable technologies, powered by software and mechanics similar to those used in its ReWalk exoskeleton system for patients with spinal cord injuries. The cables are connect to fabric-based designs that attach to the leg and foot, and make it a ‘soft suit’, the Israel-...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Research & Development Robotics ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down of fashion images, amid concern that the measures are being routinely flouted even as they are adopted abroad. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

BrainStorm Enrolls First Patients in Phase 3 Trial of NurOwn(R) in ALS
Trial supported by a $16M non-dilutive grant from CIRM Top-line data are expected in 2019 HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Oct. 16, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI) today an... Regenerative Medicine, Neurology BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, NurOwn , stem cell, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Epidemiology and outcome of 2,590 burned patients in Northwest Iran - Hosseini SN, Rashtchi V, Kamali K, Moghimi MH.
Burns are calamities with considerable morbidity and mortality rates. We attempted to examine the epidemiology of burns in Zanjan city, in northwest Iran, by a systematic study of existing information. The medical files of 2,590 thermal burn patients treat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Development of an mHealth trauma registry in the Middle East using an implementation science framework - Mehmood A, Chan E, Allen K, Al-Kashmiri A, Al-Busaidi A, Al-Abri J, Al-Yazidi M, Al-Maniri A, Hyder AA.
BACKGROUND: Trauma registries (TRs) play a vital role in the assessment of trauma care, but are often underutilized in countries with a high burden of injuries. OBJECTIVES: We investigated whether information and communications technology (ICT) suc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Leadership and bullying in the Forestry Organization of Turkey - Bayramo ğlu MM, Toksoy D.
It is observed that the importance of executive-employee relationships is continuously increasing in today's professional life in addition to the importance of leadership types of managers along with the efficiency of employees as well as the sufficiency o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Mediterranean Recluse Spider, Loxosceles rufescens (Araneae: Sicariidae) from Charkhab Cave, Southern Iran - Sadeghi S, Dashan M, Malek-Hosseini MJ.
BACKGROUND: The best-known dangerous spiders belong to the six genera. The genus Loxosceles or violin spiders are well known for their ability to cause skin necrosis or loxoscelism. All Loxosceles species have medical importance due to their necrotizing ve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news