No sense of safety ’: how the Beirut blast created a mental health crisis
A year on from the devastating explosion, people are struggling to sleep and PTSD is widespread – amid economic chaos (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Psychometric Evaluation of the Posttrauma Risky Behaviors Questionnaire: Item Response Theory Analyses - Natesan Batley P, Contractor AA, Weiss NH, Compton SE, Price M.
The Posttrauma Risky Behaviors Questionnaire (PRBQ) assesses extent of engagement in posttrauma reckless and self-destructive behaviors (RSDBs). Given PRBQ's recent development with limited psychometric investigations, we used item response theory to exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress in adult civilians exposed to violent conflict, war and associated human rights abuses in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Stein J, Niemeyer H, Meyer C, Wirz C, Eiling A, Gruzman R, Heeke C, Stammel N, Knaevelsrud C.
BACKGROUND: The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) is the stage of the world's most violent conflicts and the origin of the largest refugee population worldwide. These conflicts can result in symptoms of posttraumatic stress (PTS). To date, no comprehensiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Perceptions of the moral obligations of pediatric nurses during an active shooter event in a children's hospital - Walden M, Lovenstein A, Ramick A, Spray B, Denton A, McGinley J, Eisenberg L, Adams G, Plunkett J, Moore H, Goddard C, Wooley C, McElroy S.
PURPOSE: To explore and compare the perceptions of nurses and parent/family advisors regarding pediatric nurses' moral obligations to children and families during an active shooter event in a children's hospital. DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a descriptive,... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Objective evaluation study on the shortest time interval from fire department departure to hospital arrival in emergency medical services using a global positioning system ― potential for time savings during ambulance running - Fukushima F, Moriya T.
In Japan, the transport time of patients by ambulance is increasing annually, yet it is not clear how this is affected by the extension of ambulance driving time. Using data obtained from a global positioning system (GPS), we used simulations to examine ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Prevalence and risk factors for acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder after burn injury - Nosanov LB, Prindeze NJ, Schneider DM, Clemente LE, Parrish KR, Travis TE, Shupp JW, Johnson LS.
This study aims to identify patient characteristics a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Using social security number to identify sub-populations vulnerable to the health impacts from extreme heat in Florida, U.S - Jung J, Uejio CK, Adeyeye TE, Kintziger KW, DuClos C, Reid K, Jordan M, Spector JT, Insaf TZ.
BACKGROUND: Some socioeconomically vulnerable groups may experience disproportionately higher risk of extreme heat illness than other groups, but no study has utilized the presence/absence of a social security number (SSN) as a proxy for vulnerable sub-pop... (Source: SafetyLit)
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The role of cervical collars and verbal instructions in minimising spinal movement during self-extrication following a motor vehicle collision - a biomechanical study using healthy volunteers - Nutbeam T, Fenwick R, May B, Stassen W, Smith JE, Wallis L, Dayson M, Shippen J.
BACKGROUND: Motor vehicle collisions account for 1.3 million deaths and 50 million serious injuries worldwide each year. However, the majority of people involved in such incidents are uninjured or have injuries which do not prevent them exiting the vehicle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicidality in family caregivers of people with long-term illnesses and disabilities: a scoping review - O'Dwyer ST, Janssens A, Sansom A, Biddle L, Mars B, Slater T, Moran P, Stallard P, Melluish J, Reakes L, Walker A, Andrewartha C, Hastings RP.
An emerging body of international research suggests family caregivers may be a high-risk group for suicide, but the evidence has not been synthesised. Forty-eight peer-reviewed journal articles were included in this review, spanning low-, middle-, and high... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The smpact of childhood maltreatment on the severity of childhood-related posttraumatic stress disorder in adults - Rameckers SA, van Emmerik AAP, Bachrach N, Lee CW, Morina N, Arntz A.
BACKGROUND: Childhood maltreatment is relatively common and is related to a range of negative consequences, such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). There are indications that various maltreatment types are related to PTSD severity, although not all t... (Source: SafetyLit)
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COVID-19, Hearings on Jan. 6 Attack Reignite Interest in PTSD COVID-19, Hearings on Jan. 6 Attack Reignite Interest in PTSD
COVID-19 –related PTSD and the hearings on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol have reignited interest in PTSD diagnosis and treatment.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
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Self-rated sleep quality predicts incident suicide ideation in US military veterans: results from a 7-year, nationally representative, prospective cohort study - McCarthy E, DeViva JC, Southwick SM, Pietrzak RH.
Sleep disturbance is a risk factor for future suicidal behaviours (e.g. suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, death by suicide), and military veterans are at increased risk for both poor sleep and death by suicide relative to civilians. The purpose of this s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to play protocols for musculoskeletal upper and lower limb injuries in tackle-collision team sports: a systematic review - Grethe Geldenhuys A, Burgess T, Roche S, Hendricks S.
Athletes in tackle-collision teams are at high risk of musculoskeletal injuries resulting in absence from play due to the high impact nature of the sport. There is a paucity of research to guide the management and assessment methods needed to facilitate th... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Mental health self-stigma of Syrian refugees with posttraumatic stress symptoms: investigating sociodemographic and psychopathological correlates - B är J, Pabst A, Röhr S, Luppa M, Renner A, Nagl M, Dams J, Grochtdreis T, Kersting A, König HH, Riedel-Heller SG.
BACKGROUND: The high prevalence of mental disorders related to posttraumatic stress among Syrian refugees is often in contrast with their low utilization of mental health care in the host countries. Mental health self-stigma, i.e., internalized stigma of h... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Impact of domestic violence against pregnant women in Minia governorate, Egypt: a cross sectional study - Elkhateeb R, Abdelmeged A, Ahmad S, Mahran A, Abdelzaher WY, Welson NN, Al-Zahrani Y, Alhuwaydi AM, Bahaa HA.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a common problem that is related to many serious short-term and long-term health hazards around the world. METHODS: During obtaining the medical history from the participants, the questions used to assess the abuse ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of oral and maxillofacial trauma during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom - Puglia FA, Hills A, Dawoud B, Magennis P, Chiu GA.
We assess the effect of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on UK oral and maxillofacial (OMF) trauma services and patient treatment during the first wave of the pandemic. From 1 April 2020 until 31 July 2020, OMF surgery units in the UK were invited to pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Delayed diagnosed trauma in severely injured patients despite guidelines-oriented emergency room treatment: there is still a risk - Suda AJ, Baran K, Brunnemer S, K öck M, Obertacke U, Eschmann D.
PURPOSE: Emergency trauma room treatment follows established algorithms such as ATLS ®. Nevertheless, there are injuries that are not immediately recognized here. The aim of this study was to evaluate the residual risk for manifesting life-threatening inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cross-cultural adaptation, translation, and validation of a Spanish version of the Westmead Post-traumatic Amnesia Scale for use following a traumatic brain injury - Walsh HS, Fleming J, Murillo N.
This study aimed to translate and validate the Westmead Post-traumatic Amnesia Scale (WPTAS) into a Spanish ve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

#WhyIDidntReport: women speak out about sexual assault on Twitter - Guidry JPD, Sawyer AN, Carlyle KE, Burton CW.
BACKGROUND: In September 2018, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused then-nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. When then-U.S. President Donald Trump questioned her credibility on Twitter, sexual assault survivors began tweeting ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A nation-wide population-based longitudinal study on life expectancy and cause specific mortality in patients with bipolar disorder and their siblings - Kessing LV, Ziersen SC, Andersen PK, Vinberg M.
OBJECTIVE: Mortality is increased in bipolar disorder due to both suicide and death by physical disorders, but it has never been investigated whether these mortalities translate into relatives to patients with bipolar disorder. The aim was to present the l... (Source: SafetyLit)
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A qualitative study on health and lives of spinal cord injury patients due to road traffic accidents in Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India - Akkayasamy VS, Panneer S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Associations between justice involvement and PTSD and depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempt among post-9/11 veterans - Holliday R, Hoffmire CA, Martin WB, Hoff RA, Monteith LL.
OBJECTIVE: Justice-involved veteran research remains largely limited to men and those using Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services. Research inclusive of women and those not using VHA care is critical to understanding mental health and suicide risk ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Between the devil and the deep blue sea: a review of 25 modern naval mass casualty incidents with implications for future Distributed Maritime Operations - Tadlock MD, Gurney J, Tripp MS, Cancio LC, Sise MJ, Bandle J, Cubano M, Lee J, Vasquez M, Acosta JA.
In the future, United States Navy Role 1 and Role 2 shipboard medical departments will be caring for patients during Distributed Maritime Operations in both contested and noncontested austere environments; likely for prolonged periods of time. This literat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Case-control analysis of prehospital death and prolonged field care survival during recent US military combat operations - Shackelford SA, Del Junco DJ, Riesberg JC, Powell D, Mazuchowski EL, Kotwal RS, Loos PE, Montgomery HR, Remley MA, Gurney JM, Keenan S.
BACKGROUND: Quantification of medical interventions administered during prolonged field care (PFC) is necessary to inform training and planning. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective cohort study of Department of Defense Trauma Registry casualties w... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Cattle-related trauma: a 5-year retrospective review in a adult major trauma center - Rhind JH, Quinn D, Cosbey L, Mobley D, Britton I, Lim J.
INTRODUCTION: Bovine injuries are a common and significant cause of trauma, often requiring admission and operative treatment. We review all bovine-related injuries over 5 years, both emergency and general practitioner (GP) referrals at an adult major trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Civilian penetrating neck trauma at a Level I trauma centre: a five-year retrospective case note review - Zakaria B, Muzaffar J, Borsetto D, Fussey J, Kumar R, Evans K, Pickering C, Reid C, Coulson C, Orr L, Pracy P, Nankivell P, Sharma N.
OBJECTIVES: To report the experience of civilian penetrating neck trauma (PNT) at a UK level I trauma centre, propose an initial management algorithm and assess the degree of correlation between clinical signs of injury, operative findings, and radiologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Community perceptions of the impact of war on unintended pregnancy and induced abortion in protection of civilian sites in Juba, South Sudan - Casey SE, Isa GP, Isumbisho Mazambi E, Giuffrida MM, Jayne Kulkarni M, Perera SM.
Conflict and mass displacement into Protection of Civilian (POCs) sites in South Sudan led to the breakdown of community and family structures, increasing women and girls' vulnerability to gender-based violence and exacerbating already poor sexual and repr... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Cross-validation of a machine learning algorithm that determines anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation status and evaluation of its ability to predict future injury - Richter C, Petushek E, Grindem H, Franklyn-Miller A, Bahr R, Krosshaug T.
Classification algorithms determine the similarity of an observation to defined classes, e.g., injured or healthy athletes, and can highlight treatment targets or assess progress of a treatment. The primary aim was to cross-validate a previously developed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Days away from work injury and associated factors among waste collectors in Mekelle city, Northern Ethiopia - Abrha MB, Arbise Y, Asgedom AA, Meressa B.
This study was aimed to investigate the magnitude of days away from work-related injury and associate... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Economic evaluation of a crisis residential program - Olmstead TA, Rathouz PJ, Casey KA, Abzug TA, Strakowski SM.
This study assessed the cost savings to the local health care system from using a 16-bed crisis residential facility (the Inn) in Austin, Texas, instead of hospitalization, for individuals with acute psychiatric illness (N=1,364) during FY2017-FY2019. Heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
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How do people perceive sexual harassment targeting transgender women, lesbians, and straight cisgender women? - Mezzapelle JL, Reiman AK.
We examined how targets' sexual orientation and gender identity impact the... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Injury mechanism, volume, and severity of general surgical trauma patients during COVID-19 lockdown - Çiftci AB.
Background After the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries have taken many restriction measures to reduce the spread of the virus and ensure the health system's proper functioning. Our knowledge about the general surgery trauma patients being aff... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Mild-to-severe poisoning due to Conium maculatum as toxic herb: a case series - Boskabadi J, Askari Z, Zakariaei Z, Fakhar M, Tabaripour R.
Conium  maculatum toxicity may occur by mistakenly or intentionally eating this plant. Due to muscarinic or nicotinic symptoms associated with this plant toxicity, supportive care and treatment with atropine are urgently important. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Organ donation and departments of motor vehicles: multiple messages, implementations, and replications - Siegel JT, Blazek DR, McManus MD, Alvaro EM, Crano WD, Sanders M.
OBJECTIVE: To reduce uncertainty about the effectiveness of Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMV) interventions, we assessed the influence of several DMV-based media campaigns on organ donor registration. METHOD: Across 4 studies, campaigns were impl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Perception of safety from workplace violence affects job satisfaction among doctors practicing modern medicine in India: a nationwide survey - Ahamed F, Kaur A, Sengupta P, Ghosh T.
BACKGROUND: Doctors are often been judged negatively as a consequence of high expectation and demand from their job and face violence at workplace. Continuous worry of facing aggression at workplace may seriously affect job satisfaction and intention to jo... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Predicting pain among female survivors of recent interpersonal violence: a proof-of-concept machine-learning approach - Lannon E, Sanchez-S áez F, Bailey B, Hellman N, Kinney K, Williams A, Nag S, Kutcher ME, Goodin BR, Rao U, Morris MC.
Interpersonal violence (IPV) is highly prevalent in the United States and is a major public health problem. The emergence and/or worsening of chronic pain are known sequelae of IPV; however, not all those who experience IPV develop chronic pain. To mitigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Quality improvement in neurology: concussion quality measurement set - Rose SC, Anderson W, Feinberg D, Ganesh A, Green L, Jaffee M, Kaplen M, Lorincz M, De Luigi A, Patel D, Tsao JW, Lee E, Webb A.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Receiving threatening or obscene messages from a partner and mental health, self-harm and suicidality: results from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey - McManus S, Bebbington PE, Tanczer L, Scott S, Howard LM.
PURPOSE: Threatening or obscene messaging is repeated, unwanted texts, emails, letters or cards experienced by the recipient as threatening or obscene, and causing fear, alarm or distress. It is rarely examined as an aspect of intimate partner violence. We... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Reliability, validity, clinical utility, and responsiveness of measures for assessing mobility and physical function in patients with traumatic injury in the acute care hospital setting: a prospective study - Calthorpe S, Kimmel LA, Fitzgerald MC, Webb MJ, Holland AE.
OBJECTIVE: The longer-term impact of injury is increasingly recognized, but the early phases of recovery are less well understood. The best tools to measure early recovery of mobility and physical function following traumatic injury are unclear. The purpos... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Role of occupational therapy in reducing and managing violence among mental health inpatients: a scoping review protocol - Bell D, Hallett N.
INTRODUCTION: Violence is pervasive among psychiatric inpatients and has profound consequences for its victims, its perpetrators and mental health services. Currently, the unique contribution of occupational therapists to reducing and managing violence amo... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Suicide mortality among Veterans Health Administration care recipients with suicide risk record flags - Hein TC, Peltzman T, Hallows J, Theriot N, McCarthy JF.
OBJECTIVE: In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) established a suicide high-risk flag (HRF) for patient records. To inform ongoing suicide prevention activities as part of operations and quality improvement work in the U.S. Department of Vetera... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Testing a moderated mediation model of social withdrawal and intimacy: the roles of interpersonal distrust and retrospective bullying victimization - Ng EE, Ang CS.
Given that social withdrawal has been consistently linked to intimacy, an examination of the mediating effect of interpersonal distrust on the relationship between social withdrawal and intimacy could offer potential insights into a possible explanatory me... (Source: SafetyLit)
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The expanding role of quantitative pupillometry in the evaluation and management of traumatic brain injury - Boulter JH, Shields MM, Meister MR, Murtha G, Curry BP, Dengler BA.
Traumatic brain injury is a rapidly increasing source of morbidity and mortality across the world. As such, the evaluation and management of traumatic brain injuries ranging from mild to severe are under active investigation. Over the last two decades, qua... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Mental health correlates of probable posttraumatic stress disorder, probable alcohol use disorder, and their co-occurrence among firefighters - Zegel M, Lebeaut A, Healy N, Tran JK, Vujanovic AA.
This study evaluated trauma load, PTSD,... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Unusual cause of severe tricuspid regurgitation: tricuspid leaflet annular tear following remote motor vehicle  accident - Bamira DG, Dwivedi A, Bhatla P, Halpern D, Vainrib AF, Kim E, Zias E, Saric M.
We describe an unusual case of  traumatic TR due to circumferenti... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Using state hospitalization databases to improve firearm injury data-a step in the right direction - Hink AB.
he study by Hsu and colleagues1 used a state hospitalization database to determine the rate of nonfatal firearm injury hospitalizations in New York State from 2005 to 2016. They found the overall rate of nonfatal firearm injury hospitalizations to be 18.4 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Wartime captivity and homecoming: culture, stigma and coping strategies of formerly abducted women in post-conflict northern Uganda - Kiconco A, Nthakomwa M.
One of the three durable solutions to mass displacement preferred by the UNHCR and leading humanitarian agencies is that victims return to their home communities, resulting into meaningful reintegration. It is believed that families and communities provide... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Self-harm and suicidality among three subgroups of male sex offenders: results from an Australian prisoner cohort - Gullotta M, Greenberg D, Albalawi O, Adily A, Karminia A, Knight L, Ellis A, Butler TG.
This study examines the characteristics, prevalence, and predictors of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
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The effect of written and video discharge instructions after mild traumatic brain injury on healthcare costs and productivity costs - Hoek AE, Geraerds AJLM, Rood PPM, Joosten M, Dippel DWJ, Van Beeck EF, van den Hengel L, Dijkstra B, Papathanasiou D, van Rijssel D, van den Hamer M, Schuit SCE, Burdorf A, Haagsma JA, Polinder S.
OBJECTIVE: To compare healthcare and productivity costs between patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) who received verbal discharge instructions only and patients who received an additional flyer with or without video instructions. SETTING: Emer... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Traumatic brain injury and sight loss in military and veteran populations- a review - Hussain SF, Raza Z, Cash ATG, Zampieri T, Mazzoli RA, Kardon RH, Gomes RSM.
War and combat exposure pose great risks to the vision system. More recently, vision related deficiencies and impairments have become common with the increased use of powerful explosive devices and the subsequent rise in incidence of traumatic brain injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
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