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Examining the prospective relationship between pre-disaster respiratory sinus arrhythmia and post-disaster posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in children - Mikolajewski AJ, Scheeringa MS.
Previous studies have examined the concurrent relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a range of psychophysiological variables, including respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA). However, there is a lack of research examining the prospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Bayesian PTSD-trajectory analysis with informed priors based on a systematic literature search and expert elicitation - van de Schoot R, Sijbrandij M, Depaoli S, Winter SD, Olff M, Van Loey NE.
There is a recent increase in interest of Bayesian analysis. However, little effort has been made thus far to directly incorporate background knowledge via the prior distribution into the analyses. This process might be especially useful in the context of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A qualitative meta-synthesis of emergency department staff experiences of violence and aggression - Ashton RA, Morris L, Smith I.
INTRODUCTION: Patient and visitor violence or aggression against healthcare workers in the Emergency Department (ED) is a significant issue worldwide. This review synthesises existing qualitative studies exploring the first-hand experiences of staff workin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characterizing anger-related affect in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder using ecological momentary assessment - Van Voorhees EE, Dennis PA, Elbogen EB, Fuemmeler B, Neal LC, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC.
This study employed secondary analyses of existing ecological momentary assessment (EMA) data to characterize hostile and irritable affect in the day-to-day experience of 52 smokers with, and 65 smokers without, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMA mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical epidemiology of head injury from road-traffic trauma in a developing country in the current era - Adeleye AO, Ogun MI.
This study set out to describe the incidence, causation, and severity of RTI-related HI and ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Community mobility after stroke: a systematic review - Wesselhoff S, Hanke TA, Evans CC.
Background Stroke is the leading cause of severe disability and many survivors report long-term physical or cognitive impairments that may impact their ability to achieve community mobility (CM). PURPOSE: To determine the extent to which people wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Current and military-specific gender minority stress factors and their relationship with suicide ideation in transgender veterans - Tucker RP, Testa RJ, Reger MA, Simpson TL, Shipherd JC, Lehavot K.
This study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early-life maltreatment predicts adult stress response in a long-lived wild bird - Grace JK, Anderson DJ.
Persistent phenotypic changes due to early-life stressors are widely acknowledged, but their relevance for wild, free-living animals is poorly understood. We evaluated effects of two natural stressors experienced when young (maltreatment by adults and nutr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Efficacy of a web-based safety decision aid for women experiencing intimate partner violence: randomized controlled trial - Koziol-McLain J, Vandal AC, Wilson D, Nada-Raja S, Dobbs T, McLean C, Sisk R, Eden KB, Glass NE.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a human rights violation and leading health burden for women. Safety planning is a hallmark of specialist family violence intervention, yet only a small proportion of women access formal services. A Web-based ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Embitterment and bereavement: the Sewol ferry accident example - Chae JH, Huh HJ, Choi WJ.
OBJECTIVE: On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 261 high school students on a field trip died in the sinking of the Sewol ferry. The bereaved family of the Sewol ferry accident experienced one of the most painful traumatic losses such as the sudden death of one's... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of scapular fractures - Tucek M, Chochola A, Klika D, Barton ícek J.
The aim of the study has been to acquire basic epidemiological data based on a representative group of patients with scapular fractures treated in one centre. The study analyses group of 250 patients. Diagnostics was based on CT examinations, in 227 cases ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Establishing stability: exploring the meaning of 'home' for women who have experienced intimate partner violence - Woodhall-Melnik J, Hamilton-Wright S, Daoud N, Matheson FI, Dunn JR, O'Campo P.
There is evidence that involuntary housing instability may undermine health and well-being. For women who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV), achieving stability is likely as important for other groups, but can be challenging. Through our ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Golf injuries: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment - Zouzias IC, Hendra J, Stodelle J, Limpisvasti O.
Increasing numbers of people are playing golf. Golf is a unique sport in that the ability to participate at a high level is not limited by age. In addition, participants tend to play more rather than less as they grow older. Injuries can occur at any point... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder and related disorders among female yazidi refugees following Islamic State of Iraq and Syria attacks-a case series and mini-review - Gerdau I, Kizilhan JI, Noll-Hussong M.
Following the severe attacks by the so-called "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" on the Yazidi population, which started in summer 2014, the state government of Baden-W ürttemberg, Germany, funded a Special-Quota Project to bring 1,000 very ill or left-behi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Recreational diving practice for stress management: an exploratory trial - Beneton F, Michoud G, Coulange M, Laine N, Ramdani C, Borgnetta M, Breton P, Guieu R, Rostain JC, Trousselard M.
BACKGROUND: Within the components of Scuba diving there are similarities with meditation and mindfulness techniques by training divers to be in a state of open monitoring associated with slow and ample breathing. Perceived stress is known to be diminished ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Serum thiol levels and thiol/disulphide homeostasis in gunshot injuries - Buyukaslan H, Gulacti U, G ökdemir MT, Giden R, Celik H, Erel O, Dörterler EM.
BACKGROUND: Gunshot injuries result in serious traumatic tissue damage due to high velocity of the bullet, deep penetration, and ballistic effect. Trauma is known to be related with oxidative stress. Serum thiol levels and disulphide/thiol homeostasis are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association between daily concentrations of air pollution and visits to a psychiatric emergency unit: a case-crossover study - Oudin A, Åström DO, Asplund P, Steingrimsson S, Szabó Z, Carlsen HK.
BACKGROUND: Air pollution is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Experimental studies, and a few epidemiological studies, suggest that air pollution may cause acute exacerbation of psychiatric disorders, and even increase the ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The neurophysiological and evolutionary considerations of close combat: a modular approach - Dervenis K, Tsialogiannis E.
Close Combat may be identified as a physical confrontation involving armed or unarmed fighting, lethal and/or non-lethal methods, or even simply escape from and/or de-escalation of the confrontation. Our model hypothesizes that distinct areas of the brain ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of automatic defensive responses in the development of posttraumatic stress symptoms in police recruits: protocol of a prospective study - Koch SBJ, Klumpers F, Zhang W, Hashemi MM, Kaldewaij R, van Ast VA, Smit AS, Roelofs K.
BACKGROUND: Control over automatic tendencies is often compromised in challenging situations when people fall back on automatic defensive reactions, such as freeze-fight-flight responses. Stress-induced lack of control over automatic defensive responses co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sexual abuse and violence in dating relationships - H ébert M, Daspe MÈ, Blais M, Lavoie F, Guerrier M.
This paper explores the mediating role of post-traumatic stress symptoms in the association between sexual abuse and different forms of victimization in dating relationships. The study is based on the Quebec Youth Romantic Relationships Survey, a survey th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Accidental hypothermia as an independent risk factor of poor neurological outcome in older multiply injured patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a matched pair analysis - Winkelmann M, Soechtig W, Macke C, Schroeter C, Clausen JD, Zeckey C, Krettek C, Mommsen P.
PURPOSE: Patients with multiple injuries are particularly susceptible to accidental hypothermia which is correlated with an increased risk of post-traumatic complications and mortality; however, its impact on neurological outcome in cases where there is co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Earthquake brain: altered recognition and misclassification of facial expressions are related to trauma exposure but not posttraumatic stress disorder - Bell CJ, Colhoun HC, Frampton CM, Douglas KM, McIntosh VVW, Carter FA, Jordan J, Carter JD, Smith RA, Marie LMA, Loughlin A, Porter RJ.
OBJECTIVES: The study investigated facial expression recognition (FER) in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by exposure to earthquakes, and in particular whether people with this condition showed a bias toward interpreting facial expressions as t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A seven-center examination of the relationship between monthly volume and mortality in trauma: a hypothesis-generating study - Stawicki SP, Habeeb K, Martin ND, O'Mara MS, Cipolla J, Evans DC, Boulger C, Sarani B, Cook CH, Gupta A, Hoff WS, Thomas PG, Jordan JM, Guo WA, Seamon MJ.
This study examines the relationship... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anti-icing of road surfaces using hydronic heating pavement with low temperature - Mirzanamadi R, Hagentoft CE, Johansson P, Johnsson J.
A traditional method to mitigate slippery conditions on a road surface is to spread out sand and salt. This method results in corrosion of the road infrastructures and damage to surrounding vegetation. A renewable alternative method for anti-icing the road... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessment of the mental health status of a one year cohort attending a two sexual assault referral centres in England - Brooker C, Tocque K, Paul S.
A one year audit was undertaken of the mental health (MH) status of adult attendees to the Thames Valley Sexual Assault Centres (SARC). There were 301 relevant referrals over the twelve month period of whom 126 (42%) either fully or partially completed the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ballistic concepts and management of gunshot wounds at members - Fabeck L, Hock N, Goffin J, Ngatchou W.
Ballistic trauma is not the prerogative of battlefields and currently extends to civil environments. Any surgeon or emergency room can be faced with such trauma whose management requires an understanding of wound ballistics. The aim of this retrospective i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Correlation study between entropy index and Glasgow coma scale score in patients with acute brain injury - Lu M, Zhang J.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the correlation between the entropy index and Glasgow coma scale (GCS) score in patients with acute brain injury (ABI), and to explore the feasibility of using entropy index to assess the extent of brain damage. METHODS: A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Deconstructing rich false memories of committing crime: commentary on Shaw and Porter (2015) - Wade KA, Garry M, Pezdek K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Do patients with mild traumatic brain injury have more lesions on their MRI scans? - Hutchinson M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Entrapment as a mediator of suicide crises - Li S, Yaseen ZS, Kim HJ, Briggs J, Duffy M, Frechette-Hagan A, Cohen LJ, Galynker II.
BACKGROUND: Prior research has validated the construct of a suicide crisis syndrome (SCS), a specific psychological state that precedes and may precipitate suicidal behavior. The feeling of entrapment is a central concept of the SCS as well as of several o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

On using local avalanche danger level estimates for regional forecast verification - Techel F, Schweizer J.
Operational verification of regional avalanche forecasts strongly relies on high quality field observations. In addition, specifically trained and experienced observers may provide local danger level estimates - a condensed, but subjective summary of curre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Operational implementation and evaluation of a blowing snow scheme for avalanche hazard forecasting - Vionnet V, Guyomarc ’h G, Lafaysse M, Naaim-Bouvet F, Giraud G, Deliot Y.
This study presents the implementation and the evaluation of the blowing snow scheme Sytron i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and suicide risk in male firefighters: the mediating role of anxiety sensitivity - Boffa JW, Stanley IH, Smith LJ, Mathes BM, Tran JK, Buser SJ, Schmidt NB, Vujanovic AA.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are positively related to suicide risk among firefighters. One mechanism that may account for this relationship is anxiety sensitivity (AS) cognitive concerns-the fear that cognitive symptoms of anxiety will ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reply: Non-freezing cold injury: a multi-faceted syndrome - Vale TA, Symmonds M, Polydefkis M, Byrnes K, Rice ASC, Themistocleous AC, Bennett DLH.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Social support predicts reductions in PTSD symptoms when substances are not used to cope: a longitudinal study of sexual assault survivors - Dworkin ER, Ojalehto H, Bedard-Gilligan MA, Cadigan JM, Kaysen D.
BACKGROUND: After sexual assault, many college women develop symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and those who engage in substance use coping are at heightened risk for this outcome. Positively-perceived social support has been identified as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spine and spinal cord injuries after falls from tree stands during the Wisconsin deer hunting season - Hamilton K, Rocque B, Brooks N.
BACKGROUND: Deer hunting is popular in much of the United States. In Wisconsin, use of tree stands for hunting is common. Spine surgeons at a Level 1 Trauma Center observed a high incidence of spine and spinal cord injury due to falls from tree stands whil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Surprising findings during thoracic revision due to gunshot injury - a case report - K útna B, Schützner J, Šimonek J, Švorcová M, Miler I, Myšíková D, Lischke R.
INTRODUCTION: Gunshot thoracic injuries are not very common in our geographical location, occurring most frequently in the context of criminal activity or as a result of suicidal behavior. CASE REPORT: The authors report the case of a patient who, in a sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The (null) effect of affective touch on betrayal aversion, altruism, and risk taking - Koppel L, Andersson D, Morrison I, V ästfjäll D, Tinghög G.
Pleasant touch is thought to increase the release of oxytocin. Oxytocin, in turn, has been extensively studied with regards to its effects on trust and prosocial behavior, but results remain inconsistent. The purpose of this study was to investigate the ef... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The captive brain: torture and the neuroscience of humane interrogation - O'Mara S.
Despite it being abhorrent and illegal, torture is sometimes employed for information gathering. However, the extreme stressors employed during torture force the brain away from the relatively narrow, adaptive range of function it operates within. Torture ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The mask of happiness: unmasking coercive control in intimate relationships - Schneider N.
While most mental health professionals know how to recognize the obvious and most concerning presentations of possible intimate partner violence, there are numerous ways in which a partner may be controlled, bullied, isolated, exploited, and manipulated th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The stigma associated with bereavement by suicide and other sudden deaths: a qualitative interview study - Pitman AL, Stevenson F, Osborn DPJ, King MB.
Quantitative studies have found that suicide bereavement is associated with suicide attempt, and is perceived as the most stigmatising of sudden losses. Their findings also suggest that perceived stigma may explain the excess suicidality. There is a need t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trends in orthopedic fracture and injury severity: a Level I trauma center experience - Tarabadkar N, Alton T, Gorbaty J, Nork S, Taitman L, Kleweno C.
The purpose of this study was to define the trends in fracture complexity and overall injury severity of orthopedic trauma patients at a level I trauma center. A retrospective review of a prospectively collected trauma database was performed to determine t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work disability in soldiers with posttraumatic stress disorder, posttraumatic embitterment disorder, and not-event-related common mental disorders - Muschalla B, Rau H, Willmund GD, Knaevelsrud C.
OBJECTIVE: Posttraumatic mental disorders may occur with different affect qualities. Best known is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a conditioned anxiety reaction with intrusions. Another event-related mental disorder is posttraumatic embitterment (PT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Veterans who learn Transcendental Meditation find relief from PTSD, new study shows
(Maharishi University of Management) A study published in Military Medicine showed that after 30 days of practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique, 80 percent of the 46 veterans and active-duty personnel no longer had PTSD. All participants had been clinically diagnosed with PTSD using a standard assessment. By comparison, standard treatments for PTSD--prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and medication--are only partially successful: approximately two-thirds of patients receiving cognitive processing therapy or prolonged exposure still have PTSD after treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A rare long-term complication of physical torture - Ranil Sanjeewa HK, Vidanapathirana M.
The allegations made against custodians regarding ill treatments have been increased in Sri Lanka. However, their attention is grabbed by the immediate complications of torture, but not by late or delayed complications. A 35-year-old male was arrested for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comparing Main, Goldwyn, and Hesse (Berkeley) and Crittenden (DMM) coding systems for classifying Adult Attachment Interview transcripts: an empirical report - Baldoni F, Minghetti M, Craparo G, Facondini E, Cena L, Schimmenti A.
In this study, the AAI was administered to 90 Italian parents (45 couples), and the AAI transcripts were independently classified according to Main, Go... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development of a taxonomy of practice-related stressors experienced by veterinarians in the United States - Vande Griek OH, Clark MA, Witte TK, Nett RJ, Moeller AN, Stabler ME.
OBJECTIVE To develop a comprehensive taxonomy of practice-related stressors experienced by US veterinarians. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SAMPLE A subset of 1,422 US veterinarians who provided written (vs selected) responses to a question in a previous s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early detection of poor outcome after mild traumatic brain injury: predictive factors using a multidimensional approach a pilot study - Caplain S, Blancho S, Marque S, Montreuil M, Aghakhani N.
Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is a common condition within the general population, usually with good clinical outcome. However, in 10-25% of cases, a post-concussive syndrome (PCS) occurs. Identifying early prognostic factors for the development of PC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of age and sex on hospital readmission in traumatic brain injury - Li CY, Karmarkar A, Adhikari D, Ottenbacher K, Kuo YF.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of age and sex on 30-, 60- and 90-day hospital readmission after acute hospital discharge for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Acute hospitals and post-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hearing difficulty is associated with injuries requiring medical care - Mick P, Foley D, Lin F, Pichora-Fuller MK.
OBJECTIVE: Injuries are responsible for 11% of global disability-adjusted life years. Hearing difficulty may be a modifiable risk factor for injury. The primary aim was to determine whether subjective hearing difficulty is associated with increased inciden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news