Does relation between women's justification of wife beating and intimate partner violence differ in context of husband's controlling attitudes in Nigeria? - Sunmola AM, Mayungbo OA, Ashefor GA, Morakinyo LA.
Controlling and domineering attitudes of husbands are risk factors for women's experience of physical, sexual, and emotional violence in Nigeria. Other studies imply that husband's attitudes may also influence the risk of women's justification of wife beat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a multilevel intervention to reduce violence and increase condom use in intimate partnerships among female sex workers: cluster randomised controlled trial in Karnataka, India - Javalkar P, Platt L, Prakash R, Beattie TS, Collumbien M, Gafos M, Ramanaik S, Davey C, Jewkes R, Watts C, Bhattacharjee P, Thalinja R, Dl K, Isac S, Heise L.
INTRODUCTION: Samvedana Plus is a multilevel intervention working with sex workers, their intimate partners (IPs) and communities to reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) and to increase condom use within intimate relationships of sex workers in Northern ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Engagement with crisis text line among subgroups of users who reported suicidality - Szlyk HS, Roth KB, Garc ía-Perdomo V.
OBJECTIVE: Despite the interest in technology-enhanced preventive interventions for suicidality, there is minimal peer-reviewed research on conversations of text message hotlines. In this large-scale study, the authors explored distinct classes of users of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Effect on background checks of newly-enacted comprehensive background check policies in Oregon and Washington: a synthetic control approach - Castillo-Carniglia A, Webster DW, Wintemute GJ.
BACKGROUND: Comprehensive background check (CBC) laws extend background check requirements to private party firearm transfers to prevent firearm acquisitions by prohibited persons. The aim of our study was to estimate the association between CBC policies a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Females are more proactive, males are more reactive: neural basis of the gender-related speed/accuracy trade-off in visuo-motor tasks - Bianco V, Berchicci M, Quinzi F, Perri RL, Spinelli D, Di Russo F.
In the present study, we investigated neural correlates associated with gender differences in a simple response task (SRT) and in a discriminative response task (DRT) by means of event-related potential (ERP) technique. 120 adults participated in the study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Exposure to violence, psychosocial stress, and asthma - Landeo-Gutierrez J, Forno E, Miller GE, Celedon JC.
Over the last two decades, chronic psychosocial stress has been linked to asthma. Exposure to violence is a common stressor for people living in urban settings, particularly in the U.S, and has received increased attention in the asthma literature in recen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of speed limit reductions in urban areas on cyclists' injuries in collisions with cars - Isaksson-Hellman I, T öreki J.
Objective: Impact speed is one of the most important factors explaining the severity of injuries to cyclists when they collide with passenger cars. To reduce injury severity (especially for vulnerable road users), since 2008, Swedish municipalities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Design and development of mobility equipment for persons with disabilities in low-resource and tropical settings: bamboo wheelchairs - Scheffers MF, Ona Ayala KE, Ottesen TD, Tuakli-Wosornu YA.
Purpose: For persons with disabilities in low-resource and tropical settings, barriers to mobility and physical activity are steep. The aim of this study was to develop and test two low-cost, durable, sustainable, purpose-built wheelchair prototypes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Dealing with existing theory: national fatality rates, vehicle standards and personal safety - Mohan D, O'Neil B.
In this paper we discuss some of the weaknesses in exiting theories and understandings behind road safety interventions and policy making. The paper deals with four main issues: road traffic fatality rates and per capita income of countries, vehicle crashw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Cyborg urbanization beyond the human: the construction and ruination of the Matinha gasworks site - Brito-Henriques E, Paiva D, Costa P.
Work on cyborg urbanization has unveiled the way in which the city is produced through hybridizations of the human and non-human. However, less attention has been given to the ways by which non-human actors entangle each other without human mediation. On t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Experimental evaluation of a UWB-based cooperative positioning system for pedestrians in GNSS-denied environment - Gabela J, Retscher G, Goel S, Perakis H, Masiero A, Toth C, Gikas V, Kealy A, Kopp ányi Z, Błaszczak-Bąk W, Li Y, Grejner-Brzezinska D.
Cooperative positioning (CP) utilises information sharing among multiple nodes to enable positioning in Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)-denied environments. This paper reports the performance of a CP system for pedestrians using Ultra-Wide Band (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Finding the "golden moments": strategies of perseverance among parents and siblings of persons with severe mental illness and violent tendencies - Sporer K, Speropolous L, Monahan KE.
This article examines strategies family members identify as being helpful when challenged by stressors related to living with an aggressive child or sibling with severe mental illness. Data from in-depth, ethnographic interviews with 42 parents and sibling... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experiences of hospitalization of patients with psychotic disorders on medical-surgical units: a thematic analysis - Weissinger GM, Brooks Carthon JM, Ahmed C, Brawner BM.
BACKGROUND:Individuals with psychotic disorders are more likely to have nonpsychiatric hospitalizations than the general population. Moreover, they experience worse outcomes in terms of rehospitalization, adverse events, in-hospital mortality, and l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological characteristics and medical expenses of acute occupational poisoning hospitalization in 5 monitoring counties (cities, districts) of Shandong Province from 2012 to 2018 - Xu MY, Liu HY, Guo XL, Zhang JY, Song YY.
The data were drawn from injury hospitalization surveillance system in Shandong province. From 2012 to 2018, 164 cases of acute occupational poisoning were reported from five surveillance counties (cities, districts), accounting for 6.11% (164/2 683) of to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of burnout on post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among firefighters in Korea: data from the Firefighter Research on Enhancement of Safety & Health (FRESH) - Kim W, Bae M, Chang SJ, Yoon JH, Jeong DY, Hyun DS, Ryu HY, Park KS, Kim MJ, Kim C.
This study therefore explored th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does collaboration with an intimate partner support memory performance? An exploratory case series of people with epilepsy or acquired brain injury - Baird A, Harris CB, Harris SA, Sutton J, Miller LA, Barnier AJ.
BACKGROUND: Intimate couples can become cognitively interdependent over time. If one member of the couple has a neurological condition with associated cognitive impairments, their partner can support or 'scaffold' their cognitive functioning through collab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Could animal-assisted therapy help to reduce coercive treatment in psychiatry? - Widmayer S, Borgwardt S, Lang UE, Huber CG.
For psychiatric patients, compulsory admission and coercive measures can constitute distressing and sometimes traumatizing experiences. As a consequence, clinicians aim at minimizing such procedures. At the same time, they need to ensure high levels of saf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Contribution of critical events and chronic stressors to PTSD symptoms among psychiatric workers - Hilton NZ, Ham E, Rodrigues NC, Kirsh B, Chapovalov O, Seto MC.
OBJECTIVE: Psychiatric staff are exposed to critical events (e.g., violence, physical threats) in the workplace and thus are at risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The authors examined the prevalence of PTSD symptoms among psychiatric hospital st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluating a novel sign's impact on whether park visitors enter a dangerous river - Girasek DC.
BACKGROUND: Between 1972 and 2015, 56 visitors to the two national parks that border the Potomac River Gorge experienced fatal drowning. In 2016, the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP), and the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park (CHOH) par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Factors affecting the occupational accident rates among nurses - Çelikkalp Ü, Dilek F.
OBJECTIVE: In this hospital-based study, we aimed to determine occupational accident perceptions and occupational accident reasons in sample of Turkish nurses. METHOD: In the study, the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, the Workload Scale and a Study Quest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Financing global health emergency response: outbreaks, not agencies - Jain V.
Effectively responding to global health emergencies requires substantial financial commitment from many stakeholders, including governments, multilateral agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. A major current policy challenge needs attention: how to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster medicine: public health threats associated with disasters - Randolph R, Chacko S, Morsch G.
Understanding common public health threats is critical in preparing for disasters and improving community resilience. Disasters can be natural (eg, earthquakes, landslides, floods, hurricanes, wildfires) or technological (ie, man-made) (eg, mass shootings,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster medicine: public health preparedness for natural disasters - Chacko S, Randolph R, Morsch G.
The phases of emergency management are mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Optimal disaster response requires knowledge and understanding of the US disaster response structure. In a disaster, the local government is the first to start a respo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster medicine: disaster response and on-scene care - Randolph R, Morsch G, Chacko S.
Volunteering during a disaster is helpful only if there is a need for assistance. Clinicians should not self-deploy to disaster areas. Disaster responders should understand the incident command system, know how to perform reverse triage, and be familiar wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster medicine: disaster preparedness planning - Morsch G, Chacko S, Randolph R.
Family physicians are well positioned to educate patients about creating their own disaster plans. Disaster preparedness education for individuals and families should include information about creation of Go Bags and personal and family emergency kits. Pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Crowdsourcing as a tool for urban emergency management: lessons from the literature and typology - Chaves R, Schneider D, Correia A, Motta CLR, Borges MRS.
Recently, citizen involvement has been increasingly used in urban disaster prevention and management, taking advantage of new ubiquitous and collaborative technologies. This scenario has created a unique opportunity to leverage the work of crowds of volunt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Estimation of heating temperature for fire-damaged concrete structures using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system - Kang H, Cho HC, Choi SH, Heo I, Kim HY, Kim KS.
The structural performance of concrete structures subjected to fire is greatly influenced by the heating temperature. Therefore, an accurate estimation of the heating temperature is of vital importance for deriving a reasonable diagnosis and assessment of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effects of a scalable home-visiting intervention on child development in slums of urban India: evidence from a randomised controlled trial - Andrew A, Attanasio O, Augsburg B, Day M, Grantham-McGregor S, Meghir C, Mehrin F, Pahwa S, Rubio-Codina M.
BACKGROUND: An estimated 63.4 million Indian children under 5  years are at risk of poor development. Home visits that use a structured curriculum to help caregivers enhance the quality of the home stimulation environment improve developmental outcomes. Ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Correction: Characterization of the motion of booster-seated children during simulated in-vehicle precrash maneuvers -
Regarding: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2019.1639160 The article contained multiple [serious] errors: When the above article was first published online, “Peak lateral head excursion out of the belt” and “Peak lateral trunk excur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Coping strategies and psychological symptoms among children on St. Thomas in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria - Pittman LD, Cutright NL, McNeela L, Awada S, Pabis JM, Kochanova K, Shelleby E.
Research has shown that experiencing a hurricane can lead to internalizing, externalizing, and posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms in children. However, the effects of experiencing two hurricanes within a short time frame have not been examined. Moreover, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Characterization of the motion of booster-seated children during simulated in-vehicle precrash maneuvers - Graci V, Douglas E, Seacrist T, Kerrigan J, Mansfield J, Bolte J, Sherony R, Hallman J, Arbogast KB.
Objective: Precrash occupant motion may affect head and trunk position and restraint performance in a subsequent crash, particularly for young children. Others have studied seat belt-restrained adult drivers and adult and adolescent passengers in pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The efficacy and safety of exercise for prevention of fall-related injuries in older people with different health conditions, and differing intervention protocols: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Zhao R, Bu W, Chen X.
This study aimed to determine the effect of exercise on fall-related injuries by participant characteristics ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Factors influencing depression markers in elderly primary healthcare center patients in Maring á, Paraná, Brazil, 2017 - Oliveira DV, Pivetta NRS, Oliveira GVDN, Silva DAD, Nascimento Júnior JRAD, Cavaglieri CR.
OBJECTIVE: to analyze factors influencing depression markers in elderly patients at primary healthcare centers (PHC) in the city of Maring á, Paraná, Brazil, in 2017. METHODS: this was a cross-sectional study carried out with elderly individuals a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of exergaming on balance of healthy older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Fang Q, Ghanouni P, Anderson SE, Touchett H, Shirley R, Fang F, Fang C.
Balance is critical for older adults to perform daily activities. However, age-related declines in balance increase the risk of falls and severe injuries, such as bone fractures and head injuries. Exergames have been widely applied to improve health-relate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effect of dance on multi-muscle synergies in older adults: a cross-sectional study - Wang Y, Watanabe K, Asaka T.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of dance in the experienced older dancers compared to the inexperienced older adults. We explored the effect of dance on the composition of muscle groups and multi-muscle synergies stabi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Disability in daily living activities, family dysfunction, and late-life suicide in rural China: a case-control psychological autopsy study - Cao R, Jia C, Ma Z, Niu L, Zhou L.
Background: Although late-life suicide in rural China is a matter of concern, research is scarce addressing the association between capability of daily living activities, family function, and late-life suicide. We conducted this psychological autops... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Subtyping of adolescents with school refusal behavior: exploring differences across profiles in self-concept - Gonz álvez C, Díaz-Herrero A, Vicent M, Sanmartín R, Pérez-Sánchez AM, García-Fernández JM.
This study aimed to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of a suicide risk assessment tool in a large sample of detained youth - Casiano H, Bolton SL, Katz LY, Bolton JM, Sareen J.
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the six-item Inmate Security Assessment (ISA) tool used among detained youth in Manitoba, Canada. METHOD: Two hundred and forty-one recorded self-harm incidents among all incarcerated youth occurred between January 1, 2005 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Editorial: Analysing psychosocial and contextual factors underpinning bullying and cyberbullying - Romera EM, Ortega-Ruiz R, Skrzypiec G, Zukauskien ė R.
Studies about bullying have identified it as a public health problem, with serious academic and psychosocial consequences. The extant literature defines bullying as an intentional phenomenon, repeated over time, which is sustained by the relational dom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development and validation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale for youth across six continents - Cerin E, Conway TL, Barnett A, Smith M, Veitch J, Cain KL, Salonna F, Reis RS, Molina-Garc ía J, Hinckson E, Muda WAMW, Anjana RM, Van Dyck D, Oyeyemi AL, Timperio A, Christiansen LB, Mitáš J, Mota J, Moran M, Islam MZ, Mellecker RR, Sallis JF.
BACKGROUND: The IPEN International Physical Activity and Environment Network Adolescent project was conducted using common study protocols to document the strength, shape, and generalizability of associations of perceived neighborhood environment attribute... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moderating effect of husband's controlling attitudes on the relation between women's household decision-making autonomy and intimate partner violence experience in Nigeria - Sunmola AM, Sambo MN, Mayungbo OA, Morakinyo LA.
In this study, moderating effects ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Can financial support reduce suicide mortality rates? - Kato R, Okada M.
After the launch of governmental financial support for the development of a regional suicide prevention programme, 'Emergency Fund to Enhance Community-Based Suicide Countermeasure' in 2009, suicide mortality rates in Japan have decreased from 25.7 (in 200... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Bidirectional intimate partner violence among chinese women: patterns and risk factors - Hu R, Xue J, Lin K, Sun IY, Wang X.
Bidirectional intimate partner violence (BIPV) refers to the co-occurrence of violence perpetration by both partners. BIPV has been analyzed using samples from different sociodemographic contexts but has yet to be fully explored in China. The present study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Suicide has many faces, so does ketamine: a narrative review on ketamine's antisuicidal actions - Lengvenyte A, Oli é E, Courtet P.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Suicidal behaviours are a challenge for a medical system and public health, partly due to the current lack of evidence-based, effective, rapid tools for suicidal crisis management. Ketamine and its enantiomer esketamine have raised hopes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Imaging suicidal thoughts and behaviors: a comprehensive review of 2 decades of neuroimaging studies - Schmaal L, van Harmelen AL, Chatzi V, Lippard ETC, Toenders YJ, Averill LA, Mazure CM, Blumberg HP.
Identifying brain alterations that contribute to suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) are important to develop more targeted and effective strategies to prevent suicide. In the last decade, and especially in the last 5 years, there has been exponential g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Injury incidence and workloads during congested schedules in football - Howle K, Waterson A, Duffield R.
This study compared injury incidence and training loads between single and multi-match weeks, and seasons with and without congested scheduling. Measures of internal (session-Rating of Perceived Exertion × duration for training/match and % maximal heart r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE): women's engagement with the scaled-up IMAGE programme and experience of intimate partner violence in rural South Africa - Knight L, Ranganathan M, Abramsky T, Polzer-Ngwato T, Muvhango L, Molebatsi M, St öckl H, Lees S, Watts C.
The Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) programme has been scaled up to three provinces in South Africa. This paper explores associations between women's engagement in the intervention, intimate partner violence (IPV) and fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Assessment of knowledge and practice of nurses on initial management of acute poisoning in Dessie referral hospital Amhara region, Ethiopia, 2018 - Abebe AM, Kassaw MW, Shewangashaw NE.
INTRODUCTION: Poisoning is a major health problem worldwide, and it causes significant morbidity and mortality. It is estimated that 350,000 people died worldwide from unintentional poisoning. The purpose of this study is to assess nurses' knowledge and pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Who has long commutes to low-wage jobs? Gender, race, and access to work in the New York region - McLafferty S, Preston V.
Geographies of home and work have changed as public investment has favored central and distant suburban locations and as income inequality has increased. These changes result in shifting geographies of advantage that (dis)benefit gender and racial/ethnic g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

On the absence of a doctor's dilemma in India: reflections on impatient violence - Srivatsan R.
On June 10, 2019, Mohammed Sayeed, a 75-year-old patient was admitted to the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal (1). He died that night due to a cardiac arrest and this led to a scuffle between the patient's family and duty... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news