Effectiveness of training program on improving health care providers' readiness for managing domestic violence in Jimma Medical Center: pre-experimental study - Negessa EH, Joseph SA, Kitaba KA, Negesa MG.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence (DV) is a pervasive human-right violation and is an impediment to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Although they may not often disclose their violence, survivors of DV are most likely to be treated by ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessment of trauma team activation fees by US region and hospital ownership - Zitek T, Pagano K, Mechanic OJ, Farcy DA.
IMPORTANCE: Trauma centers must be readily equipped to handle a variety of life-threatening injuries and consequently may charge a fee for the activation of their trauma team. Regional and hospital-related variations in trauma activation fees across the US... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Modeling faults among mountainous highway fatal crash-involved drivers with different route familiarity levels - Xue G, Zhu Z, Liu Q, Wen H.
OBJECTIVE: With the constrained topography and road geometry, adverse weather conditions and restricted roadway facilities, mountainous highway crash rates and fatality rates are much higher. Considering the potential influence of driver's route familiarit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Methods to evaluate driving competence for people with acquired brain injury (ABI): a systematic review - Alhashmi D, Lalor A, Fossey E.
Driving is essential for independence, community involvement and quality of life. Driving is the primary transportation method in Saudi Arabia. Despite the high rates of brain injuries and disability in Saudi Arabia, currently there are no guidelines regar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Evaluating the effects of the route guidance variable message signs on driving behaviors-a driving simulation study - Jing D, Lv X, Song C, Gao H, Guo Z.
OBJECTIVE: Route guidance variable message signs (VMS) are widely applied in traffic incident management on highways by providing real-time spatiotemporal guidance information. The improper panel of route guidance VMS is likely to diminish the compliance w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

United States Federal Emergency Management Agency regional clustering by disaster exposure: a new paradigm for disaster response - Margus C, Hertelendy A, Tao Y, Coltey E, Chen SC, Luis S, Shyu ML, Ciottone GR.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) divides the United States (US) into ten standard regions to promote local partnerships and priorities. These divisions, while longstanding, do not adequately address known hazard risk as reflected in past fede... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder in medical workers involved in earthquake response: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Tahernejad S, Ghaffari S, Ariza-Montes A, Wesemann U, Farahmandnia H, Sahebi A.
This study was aimed to determin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Method for a new risk assessment of urban inundation: G-DEMATEL-AHP - Zheng Q.
Urban flooding disasters caused by frequent heavy rainfall threaten the safety of residents and socioeconomic development. Thus, risk evaluation of urban inundation is a vital component of sustainable urban development. Analytical hierarchical process (AHP... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Integrated operations for natural disaster management: a systematic review - Pashaei Asl Y, Dowlati M, Babaie J, Seyedin H.
This study aimed to conduct a systematic review of models describing the integrated logistics operations performed as a response to natural disasters, with the hope to identify the challenges and limitations of healthcare systems in natural dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Increase in traffic injury crashes following the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake in Japan: a model comparison - Tominaga R, Maruyama T.
This study aims to analyze the changes in motor vehicle crashes that resulted in injury or death (inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Complex disaster response framework to reduce urban disaster vulnerability - Choe T, Kim J, Shin M, Kim K, Kim M.
Cities are vulnerable to a range of disasters that can occur simultaneously due to their complexity. Therefore, an effective disaster response plan is needed to reduce the disaster vulnerability of cities. In particular, evacuation route management is impo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Urgency and relevance of feminist social work to curb domestic violence amid COVID-19 - Shah SS, Mufeed SA.
As the world is witnessing unprecedented circumstances and humans are making every possible effort to save their lives and livelihoods from the Coronavirus, unfortunately, there is a segment of the populace that is even more vulnerable. Women are compelled... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

'Our courage has grown': a grounded theory study of enablers and barriers to community action to address violence against women in urban India - Gram L, Paradkar S, Osrin D, Daruwalla N, Cislaghi B.
Transforming communities into supportive environments for women facing risks of violence requires community members to play an active role in addressing violence against women (VAW). We did a grounded theory study of enablers and barriers to community resp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Reimagining suicide prevention as a social justice issue: getting back to social work's roots - Hightower H, Almeida J, Anderson J.
In 2020, nearly 50,000 people in the United States died by suicide and many more (1.2 million) attempted suicide (Hightower, 2022). Suicide is a leading cause of death overall, and among people ages 10 to 34 it is the second leading cause of death (Centers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Seismic performance of steel-reinforced concrete-filled rectangular steel tubes after exposure to non-uniform fire - Han Y, Bao YH.
In actual engineering, non-uniform fire boundary circumstances including single-sided fire, neighboring or related two-sided fire, and three-sided fire, are created due to the varying placements of the columns. In this paper, the seismic performance of SRC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news