Violence and sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy - Teixeira SAM, Taquette SR, Monteiro DLM.
OBJECTIVE: To synthesize the knowledge produced in studies about the association between violence and STI during pregnancy. METHODS: In this systematic review, we conducted basic activities of identification, compilation, and registration of the tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Get angry or get even: finding balance in the discussion of masculinity and mental health - Seidler ZE, Rice SM, Dhillon HM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Hispanics, mental health, and suicide: brief report - Brenes F.
A global health crisis exists surrounding suicide. In the United States, suicide rates have increased by nearly 30% in most states since 1999. Although the suicide rate among Hispanic Americans is significantly lower than non-Hispanic Whites, reasons for t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Dual harm: the importance of recognising the duality of self-harm and violence in forensic populations - Slade K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicide rates in Zhejiang Province, China, from 2006 to 2016: a population-based study - Fei F, Liu H, I Leuba S, Li Y, Hu R, Yu M, Pan J, Zhong J.
BACKGROUND: We investigated the current temporal trends of suicide in Zhejiang, China, from 2006 to 2016 to determine possible health disparities in order to establish priorities for intervention. METHODS: We collected mortality surveillance data f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Pre-marital predictors of marital violence in the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Surveys - Stokes CM, Alonso J, Andrade LH, Atwoli L, Cardoso G, Chiu WT, Dinolova RV, Gureje O, Karam AN, Karam EG, Kessler RC, Chatterji S, King A, Lee S, Mneimneh Z, Oladeji BD, Petukhova M, Rapsey C, Sampson NA, Scott K, Street A, Viana MC, Williams MA, Bossarte RM.
PURPOSE: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive public health problem. Existing research has focused on reports from victims and few studies have considered pre-marital factors. The main objective of this study was to identify pre-marital predictor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Comparing the reasons for suicide from attempt survivors and their families in Ghana - Asare-Doku W, Osafo J, Akotia CS.
This study compared the reasons for suicidality as reported by attempt survivors with their family folks in Ghana. METHODS: A qualitative design was used to select a sampl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Challenges of population-based measurement of suicide prevention activities across multiple health systems - Yarborough BJH, Ahmedani BK, Boggs JM, Beck A, Coleman KJ, Sterling S, Schoenbaum M, Goldstein-Grumet J, Simon GE.
Suicide is a preventable public health problem. Zero Suicide (ZS) is a suicide prevention framework currently being evaluated by Mental Health Research Network investigators embedded in six Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) member health systems... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

What characteristics of urban green spaces and recreational activities do self-reported stressed individuals like? A case study of Baoji, China - Gao T, Song R, Zhu L, Qiu L.
Several studies have revealed the positive effects of green space and certain activities on counteracting the physical and mental pressure felt by human beings. However, how self-reported stressed people perceive restorative green spaces, their preferences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Public interest in gun control in the USA - Niforatos JD, Zheutlin AR, Pescatore RM.
To characterise public interest in gun control in the USA using internet search queries, we undertook a cross-sectional study of the relative popularity Google Trends searchers for 'Gun Control', 'Second Amendment', 'National Rifle Association' and 'Mass S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Family violence laws: traditional narratives and the (in)visibility of lesbian relationships and lesbian-parented families - Christina Hudson N.
Feminist advocacy and activism over the last 40 years broke historic ground in shining a light on "domestic" or "family" violence, traditionally conceptualized as male violence against female intimate partners and their children. This has resulted in a lar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Comparing executive functioning and clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of people with schizophrenia who hold a driver's license to those who do not - Hellinger N, Lipskaya-Velikovsky L, Weizman A, Ratzon NZ.
This study aimed to characterize people with schizophrenia by comparing clinical s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Changes in reporting for unintentional injury deaths, United States of America - Ning P, Schwebel DC, Chu H, Zhu M, Hu G.
OBJECTIVE: To quantify how changes in reporting of specific causes of death and of selecting underlying cause from among multiple causes of death contribute to trends in mortality from unintentional injury in Americans aged 65 years or older. METHO... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A computer vision-based roadside occupation surveillance system for intelligent transport in smart cities - Ho GTS, Tsang YP, Wu CH, Wong WH, Choy KL.
In digital and green city initiatives, smart mobility is a key aspect of developing smart cities and it is important for built-up areas worldwide. Double-parking and busy roadside activities such as frequent loading and unloading of trucks, have a negative... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Suicidal carbon monoxide poisoning using motor vehicle exhaust in an open space - Zaba C, Swiderski P, Sommerfeld-Klatta K, Zaba Z, Pluta-Hadas K, Urbaniak M.
OBJECTIVES: A rare case of a suicidal use of gases from the car exhaust system of the car petrol engine in an open space is presented. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION: In order to verify suicidal intent of poisoning, an experimental reconstruction o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Poisoning associated with the use of mushrooms: a review of the global pattern and main characteristics - Govorushko S, Rezaee R, Dumanov J, Tsatsakis A.
Worldwide, special attention has been paid to wild mushrooms-induced poisoning. This review article provides a report on the global pattern and characteristics of mushroom poisoning and identifies the magnitude of mortality induced by mushroom poisoning. I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The responsiveness of triaxial accelerometer measurement of gait ataxia is higher than that of the scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia in the early stages of spinocerebellar degeneration - Shirai S, Yabe I, Takahashi-Iwata I, Matsushima M, Ito YM, Takakusaki K, Sasaki H.
We reported previously that the average medial-lateral gait amplitude while walking on a straight path determined using triaxial accelerometers fixed on the middle of the upper back may be a quantitative and concise indicator for the severity of cerebellar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of limb dominance on change of direction biomechanics: a systematic review of its importance for injury risk - Dos'Santos T, Bishop C, Thomas C, Comfort P, Jones PA.
OBJECTIVE: To critically evaluate the effect of limb dominance on change of direction (COD) biomechanics associated with increased ACL injury-risk. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was conducted using Medline and Sport DISCUS database... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of knee injuries on artificial turf versus natural grass in National Collegiate Athletic Association American football: 2004-2005 through 2013-2014 seasons - Loughran GJ, Vulpis CT, Murphy JP, Weiner DA, Svoboda SJ, Hinton RY, Milzman DP.
BACKGROUND: The use of artificial turf in American football continues to grow in popularity, and the effect of these playing surfaces on athletic injuries remains controversial. Knee injuries account for a significant portion of injuries in the National Co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Community participation and public transportation barriers experienced by people with disabilities - Bezyak JL, Sabella S, Hammel J, McDonald K, Jones RA, Barton D.
BACKGROUND: Barriers to public transportation quickly impact the ability of people with disabilities to fully experience their community. OBJECTIVE: A national survey of people with disabilities was conducted to understand the barriers and supports... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Motorcycle helmet visor-related facial injury and its potential mechanism of injury: evidence-based case study - Ramli R, Oxley JA.
OBJECTIVES: We encountered an unusual facial laceration wound in relation to motorcycle helmet visor use during our clinical practice. We aimed to assess the prevalence of this unusual facial injury among motorcyclists who sustained facial injuries in sele... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Work related violence as a predictor of stress and correlated disorders in emergency department healthcare professionals - Cannav ò M, La Torre F, Sestili C, La Torre G, Fioravanti M.
AIMS: The aim of the study was to investigate the frequency, type, causes and consequences of violence and aggression experienced by Emergency Department workers during their interactions with patient, their relatives or companions and whether the phenomen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violence at work: determinants & prevalence among health care workers, northwest Ethiopia: an institutional based cross sectional study - Yenealem DG, Woldegebriel MK, Olana AT, Mekonnen TH.
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence is the intentional use of power, threatened or actual, against another person or against a group, in work-related circumstances, that either results in or has a high degree of likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The importance of Post Mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) in the reconstruction of the bullet trajectory - Del Fante Z, De Matteis A, Fazio V, Di Fazio N, Quattrocchi A, Romano S, Arcangeli M, dell'Aquila M.
INTRODUCTION: Post Mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) and 3D reconstruction provide a powerful tool in the evaluation of the causes of death, distinguishing between those findings related to traumas and those related to post mortal changes. It has proven to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Strides toward recovery from intimate partner violence: elucidating patient-centered outcomes to optimize a brief counseling intervention for women - Grillo AR, Danitz SB, Dichter ME, Driscoll MA, Gerber MR, Hamilton AB, Wiltsey-Stirman S, Iverson KM.
Women in the United States continue to experience intimate partner violence (IPV) at unprecedented rates, necessitating the development and implementation of personalized, effective healthcare-based interventions. METHODS of developing patient-cent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Race and socioeconomic disparity in treatment and outcome of traumatic cervical spinal cord injury with fracture: Nationwide Inpatient Sample database, 1998-2009 - Dru AB, Reichwage B, Neal D, Vaziri S, Lockney DT, Fox WC, Hoh BL, Hoh DJ.
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective national administrative database study. OBJECTIVE: Advances in treatment of traumatic cervical spinal cord injury with fracture (TCSCIF) have led to significant improvements in clinical outcomes; however, progress in h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Multiple exposures to the risk of work absenteeism among Brazilian schoolteachers - Maia EG, Claro RM, Assun ção AA.
The study aimed to identify multiple exposures to the risk of work absenteeism among Brazilian schoolteachers, independently of the reasons reported by teachers (n = 6,510). The data came from a telephone survey on health, working conditions, and absenteei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Knowledge of management of traumatic dental injuries of emergency department physicians and residents in the United Arab Emirates - Al Mahmoud A, Al Halabi M, Hussein I, Kowash M.
Purpose: To investigate knowledge of emergency department physicians and residents (ED-Drs) about management of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Methods: A cross sectional study of ED-Drs was conducted u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coping with stress caused by workplace bullying: umbrella review - Warszewska-Makuch M.
The knowledge about victims' reactions to stressful events is important when it comes to the selection of the appropriate intervention strategies by people responsible for dealing with workplace bullying whenever it occurs in the organization. Early initia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A retrospective cohort study comparing non-fatal self-harm emergency department visits between Canadian veterans living in Ontario and matched civilians - Mahar AL, Cramm H, Aiken AB, Whitehead M, Tien H, Fear NT, Kurdyak P.
This study included male veterans who registered for provin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A placebo-controlled pilot study of a wearable morning bright light treatment for probable PTSD - Zalta AK, Bravo K, Valdespino-Hayden Z, Pollack MH, Burgess HJ.
BACKGROUND: Evidence-based treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have poor uptake and remission rates, suggesting that alternative treatments are needed. Morning bright light may be an effective treatment for PTSD given its established effec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sleep-related problems and suicide behavior and ideation among Black and White trauma-exposed psychiatric inpatients - Walker RL, Talavera DC, Nomamiukor F, Madubata IJ, Alfano C, Vujanovic AA.
OBJECTIVE: Sleep-related problems (SRPs) are associated with increased risk for suicide-related behavior and death. Given that Black adults report greater SRPs as compared to White adults, the purpose of the current study was to examine sleep problems, sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Analysis of the relationship between turning signal detection and motorcycle driver's characteristics on urban roads; a case study - Micucci A, Mantecchini L, Sangermano M.
The investigations on the effectiveness of the turn signal in motorcyclists understanding of motorists' potential intentions in potentially dangerous car-motorcycle interactions and on the relationships among some variables that could influence the percept... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Effect of insurance-related factors on the association between flooding and mental health outcomes - Mulchandani R, Smith M, Armstrong B, Beck CR, Oliver I.
Floods are a significant public health problem linked with increased psychological morbidity. We aimed to investigate the effect of insurance-related factors on the association between flooding and probable mental health outcomes. We performed a secondary ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster journalism: fostering citizen and community disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, and resilience across the disaster cycle - Houston JB, Schraedley MK, Worley ME, Reed K, Saidi J.
Natural and human-caused disasters pose a significant risk to the health and well-being of people. Journalists and news organisations can fulfil multiple roles related to disasters, ranging from providing warnings, assessing disaster mitigation and prepare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nongovernmental organizations coordination models in natural hazards: a systematic review - Rouhi N, Gorji HA, Maleki M.
INTRODUCTION: Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) play a significant role to provide humanitarian services in natural hazards. However, few studies have been conducted on the coordination models of NGOs. Using these models, NGOs are expected to act along ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Building capacity for injury prevention: a process evaluation of a replication of the Cardiff Violence Prevention Programme in the Southeastern USA - Mercer Kollar LM, Sumner SA, Bartholow B, Wu DT, Moore JC, Mays EW, Atkins EV, Fraser DA, Flood CE, Shepherd JP.
OBJECTIVES: Violence is a major public health problem in the USA. In 2016, more than 1.6  million assault-related injuries were treated in US emergency departments (EDs). Unfortunately, information about the magnitude and patterns of violent incidents is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

We need more randomised controlled trials in injury prevention - McClure RJ.
Results from randomised controlled trials make an important contribution to improvements in injury-related health. However, publication of findings from randomised controlled trials remains a rarity in the injury prevention literature. Increasing the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Forensic examiner who failed to examine two alleged rape victims has suspension extended by12 months - Dyer C.
A forensic medical examiner who failed to examine suspected rape victims when asked to do so by police has seen her 10 month suspension from the medical register extended for a further year after she failed to attend a review hearing. Rebecca Klein, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Editorial: New perspectives on domestic violence: from research to intervention - Roll è L, Ramon S, Brustia P.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Using Rural ⁻Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCS) to examine alcohol-related motor vehicle crash injury and enforcement in New York State - Pressley JC, Hines LM, Bauer MJ, Oh SA, Kuhl JR, Liu C, Cheng B, Garnett MF.
Rural areas of New York State (NYS) have higher rates of alcohol-related motor vehicle (MV) crash injury than metropolitan areas. While alcohol-related injury has declined across the three geographic regions of NYS, disparities persist with rural areas hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The genetic relationship between alcohol consumption and aspects of problem drinking in an ascertained sample - Johnson EC, St Pierre CL, Meyers J, Aliev F, McCutcheon VV, Lai D, Dick DM, Goate AM, Kramer J, Kuperman S, Nurnberger JI, Schuckit MA, Porjesz B, Edenberg HJ, Bucholz KK, Agrawal A.
BACKGROUND: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have begun to identify loci related to alcohol consumption, but little is known about whether this genetic propensity overlaps with specific indices of problem drinking in ascertained samples. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mental health status, need, and unmet need for mental health services among U.S. Pacific Islanders - Subica AM, Aitaoto N, Link BG, Yamada AM, Henwood BF, Sullivan G.
This study examined the mental health status, need for services, and unmet need of community-dwelling Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders (NHPI). METHODS: Survey data were collected from 223 NHPI adults of Samoan or Marshallese h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

High-risk behavior in patients with alcohol dependence - Korlakunta A, Reddy CMP.
CONTEXT: Severity of alcohol dependence is related to the high-risk behavior of alcohol dependents. AIM: To assess the high-risk behavior in patients with alcohol dependence and study the association between them. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: This is a des... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Examining Australia's heaviest drinkers - Livingston M, Callinan S.
This study examined the distribution of alcohol consumption in Australia, identifying the heaviest drinking 10% of the population and examining their sociodemographic characteristics and their alcohol consumption and purchasing practices. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effect of the zero-tolerance drinking and driving law on mortality due to road traffic accidents according to the type of victim, sex, and age in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: an interrupted time series study - Jomar RT, Ramos DO, Fonseca VAO, Junger WL.
The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of the Brazilian zero-tolerance drinking and driving law on mortality rates due to road traffic accidents according to the type of victim, sex, and age. METHODS: An interrupted time ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence of primary teeth injuries presenting to a pediatric emergency department - Cully JL, Zeeb K, Sahay RD, Gosnell E, Morris H, Thikkurissy S.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) in the primary dentition that presented to the emergency department (ED) of a level-one trauma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perception of choking injury risk among healthcare students - Fano C, Lorenzoni G, Azzolina D, Giuliani A, French M, Campagna S, Berchialla P, Gregori D.
Choking injuries in children represent a severe public health burden. Although most choking injuries are due to food, parents have often been found to be unaware of the choking hazards presented by food. In this context, healthcare professionals may play a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Aboriginal status and neighborhood income inequality moderate the relationship between school absenteeism and early childhood development - Muhajarine N, McRae D, Soltanifar M.
The negative impact of school absenteeism on children's academic performance has been documented in the educational literature, yet few studies have used validated development indicators, or investigated individual and neighborhood characteristics to illum... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

What enables older people to continue with their falls prevention exercises? A qualitative systematic review - Finnegan S, Bruce J, Seers K.
OBJECTIVES: To review the qualitative literature that explores the barriers and facilitators to continued participation in falls prevention exercise after completion of a structured exercise programme. DESIGN: A systematic literature review with th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news