The latent threat of community violence: indirect exposure to local homicides and adolescents' mental health in Colombia - Cuartas J, Roy AL.
This study examines the relation between adolescents ’ indirect exposure to local homicides and mental health disorders and post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. We employ a sample of 300 adolescents representative for Bogotá, Colombia, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Automatized, standardized and patient-tailored progressive walking-adaptability training: a proof-of-concept study - Timmermans C, Roerdink M, Janssen TWJ, Beek PJ, Meskers CGM.
BACKGROUND: Treadmill training augmented with visual images projected on the belt's surface may help improve walking adaptability. Moreover, patient-tailored automatization and standardization may increase the feasibility of walking-adaptability therapy. W... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression and suicidality in an Afghan refugee: a case report - Morrow CB, Krishna N.
We report the case of a young male refugee from Afghanistan who presented after a violent suicide attempt, likely precipitated in part by discrimination and social isolation experienced after immigrating to the United States. Common psychiatric comorbiditi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors among American Indian/Alaska Native firefighters: evidence for the role of painful and provocative events - Stanley IH, Hom MA, Gallyer AJ, Gray JS, Joiner TE.
Firefighters represent a group at elevated suicide risk. Identifying segments of the fire service at increased risk may facilitate the targeted provision of suicide prevention initiatives. Among the general population, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Thyroid trauma-a national analysis of incidence, mortality, and concomitant injury - Spencer D, Grigorian A, Schubl S, Awad K, Elfenbein D, Dogar T, Nahmias J.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury to the thyroid is rare with no large national studies in the literature. We sought to describe the incidence of traumatic thyroid injury and to compare injury characteristics, operative interventions, and outcomes of isolated t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Together to end violence against women in Tanzania: results of a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate preliminary effectiveness of interpersonal and community level interventions to address intimate partner violence - Halim N, Steven Mzilangwe E, Reich N, Badi L, Simmons E, Servidone M, Bingham Holmes N, Kawemama P, Messersmith LJ.
In Tanzania, women suffer high rates of intimate partner violence (IPV). We conducted a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial to test the feasibility, acceptability and preliminary effectiveness of IPV prevention interventions targeting men and communi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Understanding and modelling the economic impact of spinal cord injuries in the United Kingdom - McDaid D, Park AL, Gall A, Purcell M, Bacon M.
STUDY DESIGN: Economic modelling analysis. OBJECTIVES: To determine lifetime direct and indirect costs from initial hospitalisation of all expected new traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCI) over 12 months. SETTING: United Kingdom (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Victims of envy - Saf án-Gerard D.
Much has been written about envy, but virtually no attention has been paid to the victim of an envious attack and the effect on this victim's life and creativity. The author's ongoing work helping therapists who work with creative patients has shown that n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Longitudinal changes in brain function associated with symptom improvement in youth with PTSD - Garrett A, Cohen JA, Zack S, Carrion V, Jo B, Blader J, Rodriguez A, Vanasse TJ, Reiss AL, Agras WS.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies indicate that youth with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have abnormal activation in brain regions important for emotion processing. It is unknown whether symptom improvement is accompanied by normative changes in these re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A case report on the acute and late complications associated with carbon monoxide poisoning: acute kidney injury, rhabdomyolysis, and delayed leukoencephalopathy - Kim SG, Woo J, Kang GW.
We report a case presenting with AKI, rhabdomyolysis, and delayed leukoencephalopathy after CO poisoning. PATIENT CONC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Challenges of cooperation between the pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency services in the handover of victims of road traffic accidents: a qualitative study - Jamshidi H, Jazani RK, Alibabaei A, Alamdari S, Kalyani MN.
OBJECTIVES: To take a deep look at the challenges of cooperation between the pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency services in the handover of victims of road traffic accidents. METHODS: This is a qualitative study and the method used is of conten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms among industrial workers in Vietnam and correlated factors: a multi-site survey - Tran BX, Vu GT, Pham KTH, Vuong QH, Ho MT, Vuong TT, Nguyen HT, Nguyen CT, Latkin CA, Ho CSH, Ho RCM.
Depressive disorders have been found to be a significant health issue among industrial workers, resulting from work-related factors and causing serious burdens for the workers as well as their employers. Literature on mental health problems of Vietnamese i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Encountering patient suicide during psychiatric training: an integrative, systematic review - Leaune E, Ravella N, Vieux M, Poulet E, Chauliac N, Terra JL.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Patient suicide is an adversity that can be considered an "occupational hazard." It has been identified as one of the most stressful adverse events during psychiatric training. The aim of this study was to systematically review the literatu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experiences of sexual violence among women seeking services at a family planning unit in Sweden - Oberg M, Skalkidou A, Heimer G.
BACKGROUND: Experiences of sexual violence among women can lead to ill health and increase the risk of lifetime co-occurrence of violence. Identifying risk factors and victims facilitates development of effective programmes for treatment and prevention of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Feeling better at work! Mental health self-management strategies for workers with depressive and anxiety symptoms - Meunier S, Roberge C, Coulombe S, Houle J.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to identify self-management strategies that can be used in a workplace setting by workers living with depression and anxiety. METHODS: A two-round Delphi study was conducted among three panels of experts: (1) e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Globe rupture caused by a camel bite - Balac K, Al-Ali MA, Almahmoud T, Abu-Zidan FM.
Camel bites are uncommon. They are more common during the rutting season where male camels become more aggressive. Herein, we report a unique case of a 25-year-old man who was repeatedly bitten to his face and neck by an aggressive camel that resulted in l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Morbi-mortality of the victims of internal conflict and poor population in the Risaralda Province, Colombia - Renter ía-Ramos R, Hurtado-Heredia R, Urdinola BP.
This work studies the health status of two populations similar in most social and environmental interactions but one: the individuals from one population are victims of an internal armed conflict. Both populations are located in the Risaralda province, Col... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of event relevance and congruence to social groups in flashbulb memory formation - Talarico JM, Bohn A, Wessel I.
Flashbulb memories are vivid, confidently held, long-lasting memories for the personal circumstances of learning about an important event. Importance is determined, in part, by social group membership. Events that are relevant to one's social group, and fu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Trauma Service Line: revenue from subsequent injury and non-injury-related care - Flanagan CD, Rascoe AS, Wang DM, Vallier HA.
OBJECTIVE: To calculate the revenue generated for injury and non-injury related services after the initial injury event in an orthopaedic trauma population DESIGN:: Retrospective cohort study SETTING:: Single Level 1 trauma center PARTICIPANTS:: 440 adult ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Petition Seeks to Add EMS to Connecticut Fire, Police PTSD Bill
HARTFORD, Conn. (CTPost/WMUR) - A bill proposed Monday intended to support police and firefighters suffering with post traumatic stress disorder has been considered a long time coming — but many are upset that the bill leaves out emergency medical service personnel. And that upset has been channeled into a petition, intended to garner signatures in support of adding EMS to the bill. The petition, started by Derrick Caranci, has gathered more than 4,000 signatures as of early Wednesday evening. Legislative leaders unveiled the bipartisan proposal on Monday. The proposal, which provides police and firefighters sufferin...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Using information technology to promote health equity -- update in Medical Care
(Wolters Kluwer Health) An innovative health information technology (IT) program helps primary care providers to detect and manage depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in traumatized refugees, reports a study in a special June supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Filipino boys subjected to non-therapeutic ritual or medical surgical procedures: a retrospective cohort study - Boyle GJ, Ramos S.
In the Philippines, non-therapeutic genital cutting is viewed as a culturally sanctioned rite of passage from boyhood to manhood. Strong social and peer pressure is exerted on boys aged between 8-16years to submit to destructive genital cutting, despite th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiological study and cost analysis of suicide in Spain: over 100 years of evolution - Alfonso-Sanchez JL, Martin-Moreno JM, Martinez IM, Martinez AA.
The objective is to carry out a long-term epidemiological study in Spain. Also calculate the social and labor costs that were in 20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sex differences in mental health outcomes of suicide exposure - van de Venne J, Cerel J, Moore M, Maple M.
BACKGROUND: Past research has robustly supported differences in prevalence and severity of mental health disorders between males and females in general. Less is known in regards to how suicide exposure and related factors may be associated with these menta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship between an electronic mental health stigma campaign and suicidal thoughts and behaviours: a two-arm randomized controlled trial in the Australian construction industry - Milner A, Aitken Z, Law PCF, Lamontagne AD, Mann C, Cooper T, Witt K.
This study sought to t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

“We can be oppressed but that does not mean we cannot fight oppression": narratives of resilience and advocacy from survivors of intimate partner violence - Crann SE, Barata PC.
Helping others has been identified as an important component in recovery and resilience for women following intimate partner violence (IPV). However, little is known about the experiences of women who are IPV survivors and who also engage in formal and inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Signs of Suicidal Thoughts Seen in PTSD Brains
The investigation raises the possibility that at some future point new treatments could be developed to reduce suicide risk in this vulnerable group of patients. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A longitudinal examination of heart-rate and heart rate variability as risk markers for child posttraumatic stress symptoms in an acute injury sample - Haag K, Hiller R, Peyk P, Michael T, Meiser-Stedman R, Fearon P, Ehlers A, Halligan SL.
Heart rate (HR) alterations in the immediate aftermath of trauma-exposure have been proposed to be potentially useful markers for child and adolescent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, it is not yet clear if this holds true for measures taken ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress among evacuees from the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires: exploration of psychological and sleep symptoms three months after the evacuation - Belleville G, Ouellet MC, Morin CM.
This study documents post-traumatic stress symptoms after the May 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray (Alberta, Canada). A sample of 379 evacuees completed an online questionnaire from July to September 2016, and a subsample of 55 completed a psychiatric/psych... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A qualitative study of sexual assault survivors' post-assault legal system experiences - Lorenz K, Kirkner A, Ullman SE.
Following sexual assault, survivors may turn to the civil or criminal justice systems in pursuit of some form of legal justice. Informal support providers (SPs) often play a large role in survivors' post-assault experiences and recovery, including providin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A serum protein biomarker panel improves outcome prediction in human traumatic brain injury - Thelin EP, Al Nimer F, Frostell A, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Nystr öm H, Svensson M, Bellander BM, Piehl F, Nelson DW.
Brain-enriched protein biomarkers of tissue fate are being introduced clinically to aid in traumatic brain injury (TBI) management. The aim of this study was to determine how concentrations of six different protein biomarkers, measured in samples collected... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

It is good to feel better, but better to feel good: whether a patient finds treatment 'successful' or not depends on the questions researchers ask - Roos EM, Boyle E, Frobell RB, Lohmander LS, Ingelsrud LH.
INTRODUCTION: In sports physiotherapy, medicine and orthopaedic randomised controlled trials (RCT), the investigators (and readers) focus on the difference between groups in change scores from baseline to follow-up. Mean score changes are difficult to inte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sick leave due to mental disorders, morbidity and mortality: a prospective study of discordant twin pairs - Mather L, Narusyte J, Ropponen A, Bergstr öm G, Blom V, Helgadóttir B, Svedberg P.
PURPOSE: To investigate if sick leave due to mental disorders increases the risk of morbidity measured by inpatient and specialized outpatient care, and mortality among women and men, independent of familial factors. METHODS: An open cohort study o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide
People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A traumatic brain injury prognostic model to support in-hospital triage in a low-income country: a machine learning-based approach - Hernandes Rocha TA, Elahi C, Cristina da Silva N, Sakita FM, Fuller A, Mmbaga BT, Green EP, Haglund MM, Staton CA, Nickenig Vissoci JR.
OBJECTIVETraumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, with a disproportionate burden of this injury on low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Limited access to diagnostic technologies and highly skilled providers co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluating measures of combat deployment for U.S. Army personnel using various sources of administrative data - Otto JL, Peters ZJ, O'Gallagher KG, Stewart LT, Campbell MS, Bush N, Belsher BE, Evatt DP.
This study's purpose is to inform future research decisions about optimal measures for identifying combat deployments. We aim to evaluate four commonly utilized measures available in population-level administrative data to identify combat deployme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Family can hurt you the most: examining perpetrators in multiple casualty events - Abolarin J, McLafferty L, Carmichael H, Velopulos CG.
INTRODUCTION: Recently, multiple-homicide events, particularly mass shootings, have become a focus of media attention. We hypothesize that many multiple homicides are related to domestic conflict and suicidality. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analyzed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Family involvement in traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation: a propensity score analysis of effects on outcomes during the first year after discharge - Bogner J, Hade EM, Peng J, Beaulieu C, Horn SD, Corrigan JD, Hammond FM, Dijkers MP, Montgomery E, Gilchrist K, Giuffrida C, Lash A, Timpson M.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of family attendance at inpatient rehabilitation therapy sessions on traumatic brain injury (TBI) patient outcomes at discharge and up to 9 months post-discharge. DESIGN: Propensity score methods are applied to the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hit by a train: injury burden and clinical outcomes - Byerly S, Inaba K, Biswas S, Cheng V, Cho J, Wang E, Strumwasser A, Matsushima K, Demetriades D.
This study aimed to examine the epidemiology and outcomes associated with TVP injuries. METHODS: This is a retrospective National Tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury and coextensive psychopathology: new evidence from the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) - Holzer KJ, Carbone JT, DeLisi M, Vaughn MG.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant public health issue associated with increased medical comorbidity and economic burden. The majority of studies of TBI among clinical populations are geographically limited and rely on small samples. As such, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trends and patterns of deaths, injuries and intentional disabilities within the Libyan armed conflict: 2012-2017 - Daw MA, El-Bouzedi AH, Dau AA.
BACKGROUND: The consequences of armed conflicts impose considerable burdens on the economy and health care services, particularly in countries that are not equipped to deal with them, such as in the Middle-East, and North African countries. Little is known... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

PET scan could identify people with PTSD who are at risk of suicide
PET scans show a clear pattern of an overactive neurotransmitter in the brains of people with PTSD and suicidal thoughts, according to new research from Yale University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential Biomarker for Suicidal Thoughts Identified in PTSD Potential Biomarker for Suicidal Thoughts Identified in PTSD
Metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 availability is significantly higher in individuals with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Biomarker reveals PTSD sufferers at risk of suicide
Researchers using PET imaging have singled out elevated levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 as a risk factor for suicide in veterans with PTSD. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists Spot Chemical Signs of Suicidal Thoughts in Brains of Those With PTSD
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Imagine if brain scans could show whether someone with PTSD is on the verge of suicide. Sound too far-fetched to be true? Now, a small, new study suggests it's possible simply by tracking the way a common brain chemical is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Assessing risk of future suicidality in emergency department patients - Morgenstern J, Heitz C, Bond C, Milne WK.
Suicidal ideation is common, accounting for about 1% of emergency department visits, or about 1.4 million visits a year in the United States. Although there are numerous validated screening tools, such as the PHQ9, the ED-Safe Patient Safety Screener, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comparing life satisfaction and functioning 15  years after September 11, 2001 among survivors with and without injuries: a mixed-method study - Gargano LM, Mok HK, Jacobson MH, Frazier P, Garrey SK, Petrsoric LJ, Brackbill RM.
This study compares life satisfaction and limited activity days among 9/11 survivors with and without physical injuries using quantitative and qualitative approaches. METHODS: The study population included World Trade Center Health Registr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does the development of a high-speed railway improve the equalization of medical and health services? Evidence from China - Yang G, Ma Y, Xue Y, Meng X.
Does the development of a high-speed railway (HSR) have a significant impact on the equalization of medical and health resources allocated among cities? Based on the panel data of 67 cities in China from 2007 to 2016, this paper investigates the direct and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of police body armour on overmatching ballistic injury - Mabbott A, Carr DJ.
Overmatching occurs when body armour that has been designed to resist perforation by a specified projectile is perforated by a greater threat. This may result in wounding to the body armour wearer. In this work, overmatching of two types of police body arm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emergency department visits for depression in the United States from 2006 to 2014 - Ballou S, Mitsuhashi S, Sankin LS, Petersen TS, Zubiago J, Lembo C, Takazawa E, Katon J, Sommers T, Hirsch W, Rangan V, Jones M.
BACKGROUND: Patients with depression frequently seek care in the emergency department (ED), especially in the context of suicidal ideation (SI) and self-harm (SH). However, the prevalence and trends in the United States (US) of ED visits for depression hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news