Trends in lawyer use in road traffic injury compensation claims - Scollay CE, Berecki-Gisolf J, Grant GM.
Injury compensation claimants use legal services to help them navigate compensation schemes, including accessing benefits and resolving disputes. Little is known, however, about the extent of lawyer use by compensation claimants, including changes over tim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are victims of crime mostly angry or mostly afraid? - Ignatans D, Pease K.
Analysis of the Crime Survey for England and Wales identifies anger and annoyance rather than fear as the most common emotional responses to victimisation by crime, despite fear's pre-eminence in the criminological literature. Whilst the trend since 2003 s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Contextualizing homicide-suicide: examining how ecological gun availability affects homicide-suicide at multiple levels of analysis - Zimmerman GM, Fridel EE.
This study addresses these gaps in the lit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spatiotemporal association between temperature and assaults: a generalized linear mixed-model approach - Jung Y, Kim D, Piquero AR.
We aim to analyze the association between temperature and assault at highly disaggregated spatial units with great temporal resolution to investigate their spatiotemporal dynamics. We applied generalized linear mixed models (GLMMs) to assault and weather d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spirituality and religion after homicide and suicide: families and friends tell their stories - Mastrocinque JM, Hartwell T, Metzger JW, Carapella-Johnson R, Navratil PK, Cerulli C.
This article presents results from seven focus groups (n = 27) with families and friends bereaved by homicide or suicide of a loved one, and focuses on spirituality and religion in the aftermath of these traumatic deaths. In exploring how these deaths affe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Security guards struggle with PTSD and lack mental health support
(University of Portsmouth) New research shows that thousands of security guards in the UK are suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), having been exposed to frequent episodes of verbal and physical abuse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement
Patients with PTSD who experience a rapid response to therapy are more likely than those who respond more slowly to have sustained improvement, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For the generation shaped by coronavirus, life may never fully return to ‘normal' | Steven Taylor
I have studied the psychological effects of pandemics – and even a few weeks of isolation can cause lasting anxiety• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageI knew a pandemic was coming, but I didn ’t think it would be so soon. In the weeks before the outbreak of Covid-19 began in Wuhan, I was putting the finishing touches to a book about the psychology of pandemics. In my work as a clinical psychologist, I had spent years studying past outbreaksand examining what they could teach us about the psychological effects of the next virus.Based on the hallmarks of previous pandemics, som...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Steven Taylor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Epidemics Psychology Psychiatry Society Anxiety Mental health Post-traumatic stress disorder Research Sars Flu pandemic US news Canada Source Type: news

Rwanda ’s Nurses Communicate to Protect Themselves and Their Clients
By Casey Bishopp, Communications officer, IntraHealth International ; Philippe Kayibana, Community health facilitator, IngobyiApril 07, 2020Philippe Kayibanda is a registered nurse with 13 years of experience working to improve Rwanda’s health system. For him, it’s the power of communication that helps nurses meet their own needs while responding to COVID-19 and caring for patients.“I want nurses around the world to improve communication on their teams,” he says.“In order to be successful, we have to communicate our challenges, our experiences, and our lessons.”When Kayibanda became ...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Education & Performance Leadership and Governance Health Workers Nurses Source Type: news

Orthopedic injuries associated with hip fracture - Zyman-Corenstein J, Mart ínez-Del Campo Sánchez A.
INTRODUCTION: There Is little information showing orthopedic injuries at the same time as a hip fracture. Our objective is to determine if there is association between the type of orthopedic injuries associated in patients with hip fractures and their demo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shotgun wounds: nationwide trends in epidemiology, injury patterns, and outcomes from US trauma centers - Schellenberg M, Owattanapanich N, Cremonini C, Heindel P, Anderson GA, Clark DH, Demetriades D, Inaba K.
This study defined the epidemiolog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Socioeconomic differences in occupational health service utilization and sickness absence due to mental disorders: a register-based retrospective cohort study - Harkko J, Sumanen H, Pietil äinen O, Piha K, Mänty M, Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Kouvonen A.
Occupational health service (OHS) is the main provider of primary care services for the working population in Finland. We investigated whether socioeconomic differences in the utilization of OHS predict sickness absence (SA) due to mental disorders. We use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of cash transfers on mental health - new evidence from South Africa - Ohrnberger J, Fichera E, Sutton M, Anselmi L.
BACKGROUND: Mental health and poverty are strongly interlinked. There is a gap in the literature on the effects of poverty alleviation programmes on mental health. We aim to fill this gap by studying the effect of an exogenous income shock generated by the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Work stress, personality and occupational accidents: should we expect differences between men and women? - Osca A, L ópez-Araújo B.
This article analyses gender differences in occupational accidents from three research areas in which differences have been found: occupational stress, personality and driving patterns. Specifically, it uses the Job Demand-Control Model (JDC) and adds neur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement Rapid Response to PTSD Therapy May Predict Long-term Improvement
Patients with PTSD who experience a rapid response to therapy are more likely than those who respond more slowly to have sustained improvement, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Perceived neighborhood violence and crime, emotion regulation, and PTSD symptoms among justice-involved, urban African-American adolescent girls - Sun S, Crooks N, DiClemente RJ, Sales JM.
OBJECTIVE: African-American adolescent girls in urban areas are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, and they are also disproportionately impacted by neighborhood violence and crime (NVC), which has been shown to positively associate with posttr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Veterans Team Recovery Integrative Immersion Process (Vet TRIIP): a qualitative evaluation of participation and impact - Maddox D, Deschner B, Goodsun D, Lapiz-Bluhm MD.
INTRODUCTION: The Veterans Team Recovery Integrative Immersion Process (Vet TRIIP) is a short-term multi-modality complementary, integrative immersion program for veterans with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress, and related symptoms. Geared toward Vetera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A comparison of trauma scoring systems for injuries presenting to a district-level urban public hospital in Western Cape - Mukonkole SN, Hunter L, M öller A, McCaul M, Lahri S, Van Hoving DJ.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is a major public health issue and has an extensive burden on the health system in South Africa. Many trauma scoring systems have been developed to estimate trauma severity and predict mortality. The prediction of mortality between diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ambulance and police students' experiences of being first on site after a fatal traffic crash - a qualitative study - Stjerna Doohan I, Al éx J.
Highlights • Ambulance and police students acting as bystanders in a critical incident. • Knowledge and skills from MCI exercise being put to test. • MCI exercise enabling positive collaboration within and across student groups. • Ref... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Distinct patterns of structural damage underlie working memory and reasoning deficits after traumatic brain injury - Jolly AE, Scott GT, Sharp DJ, Hampshire AH.
It is well established that chronic cognitive problems after traumatic brain injury relate to diffuse axonal injury and the consequent widespread disruption of brain connectivity. However, the pattern of diffuse axonal injury varies between patients and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of police officer exposure to traumatic experiences and recognizing the stigma associated with police officer mental health: a state-of-the-art review - Velazquez E, Hernandez M.
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to review current research on police officer mental health and to explore the reasons why police officers do not seek mental health treatment. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH A comprehensive, systematic search of mu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Estimating prognosis for traumatic brain injury patients in a low-resource setting: how do providers compare to the CRASH risk calculator? - Elahi C, Williamson T, Spears CA, Williams S, Nambi Najjuma J, Staton CA, Nickenig Vissoci JR, Fuller A, Kitya D, Haglund MM.
OBJECTIVE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a burgeoning global health concern, is one condition that could benefit from prognostic modeling. Risk stratification of TBI patients on presentation to a health facility can support the prudent use of limited resou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lifetime prevalence of self-reported work-related health problems among U.S. workers - United States, 2018 - Free H, Groenewold MR, Luckhaupt SE.
Approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace illnesses and injuries were reported in the United States in 2018 (1). Current surveillance methods might underestimate the prevalence of occupational injuries and illnesses (2,3). One way to obtain more informa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Long-term impact of the expansion of a hospital liaison psychiatry service on patient care and costs following emergency department attendances for self-harm - Jackson J, Nugawela MD, de Vocht F, Moran P, Hollingworth W, Knipe D, Munien N, Gunnell D, Redaniel MT.
BACKGROUND: In September 2014, as part of a national initiative to increase access to liaison psychiatry services, the liaison psychiatry services at Bristol Royal Infirmary received new investment of £250 000 per annum, expanding its availability from 40... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mental health care in the context of intimate partner violence: survivor perspectives - Sorrentino AE, Iverson KM, Tuepker A, True G, Cusack M, Newell S, Dichter ME.
Experience of violence or abuse from an intimate partner (intimate partner violence, IPV) can result in a variety of psychological and mental health impacts for which survivors may seek psychotherapy or other mental health services. Individuals experiencin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mortality prediction and long-term outcomes for civilian cerebral gunshot wounds: a decision-tree algorithm based on a single trauma center - Kim LH, Quon JL, Cage TA, Lee MB, Pham L, Singh H.
Gunshot wounds (GSW) are one of the most lethal forms of head trauma. The lack of clear guidelines for civilian GSW complicates surgical management. We aimed to develop a decision-tree algorithm for mortality prediction and report long-term outcomes on sur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Musculoskeletal regeneration, rehabilitation, and plasticity following traumatic injury - Greising SM, Corona BT, Call JA.
The musculoskeletal system has an integral role throughout life, including structural support to the body, protection, and allowing a range of fine to complex movements for daily living to elite sporting events. At various times, injuries to the musculoske... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physical therapy evaluation and treatment after concussion/mild traumatic brain injury - Quatman-Yates CC, Hunter-Giordano A, Shimamura KK, Landel R, Alsalaheen BA, Hanke TA, McCulloch KL, Altman RD, Beattie P, Berz KE, Bley B, Cecchini A, DeWitt J, Ferland A, Gagnon I, Gill-Body K, Kaplan S, Leddy JJ, McGrath S, Pagnotta GL, Reneker J, Schwertfeger J, Silverberg N.
Over the last decade, numerous concussion evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), consensus statements, and clinical guidance documents have been published. These documents have typically focused on the diagnosis of concussion and medical manag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychopathy and trauma: exploring a potential association - Ireland JL, Mann S, Lewis M, Ozanne R, McNeill K, Ireland CA.
This research presents a series of linked studies exploring the association between psychopathy and trauma. It comprises a systematic review (n  = 58), followed by an expert Delphi (n = 19), and patient file trawl using a male forensic psychiatric patie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychophysiological stress response in an underwater evacuation training - Vicente-Rodriguez M, Fuentes-Garcia JP, Clemente-Suarez VJ.
BACKGROUND: This research aimed to analyze the psychophysiological stress response of air crews in an underwater evacuation training. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analyzed in 36 participants (39.06 ± 9.01 years) modifications in the rating of perceiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Racial and ethnic disparities in treatment and treatment type for depression in a national sample of Medicaid recipients - McGregor B, Li C, Baltrus P, Douglas M, Hopkins J, Wrenn G, Holden K, Respress E, Gaglioti A.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this secondary data analysis was to describe racial-ethnic disparities in receipt of depression treatment and treatment modality among adult Medicaid beneficiaries with depression from a nationally representative sample-28 states ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Smart Work Injury Management (SWIM) system: artificial intelligence in work disability management - Cheng ASK, Ng PHF, Sin ZPT, Lai SHS, Law SW.
PURPOSE: This paper aims to illustrate an example of how to set up a work injury database: the Smart Work Injury Management (SWIM) system. It is a secure and centralized cloud platform containing a set of management tools for data storage, data analytics, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of the Suicidal Behavior Exposure Scale in first responders - Wolford-Clevenger C, Smith PN, Kuhlman S, Morgan R, Stefurak T.
Background: First responders (e.g., emergency medical technicians, firefighters) may be at higher suicide risk than the general population due to frequent exposure to suicidal behaviors of others. Aims: We aimed to confirm the factor structure, scale r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violence exposure and mental health among resettled refugees: a systematic review - Scoglio AAJ, Salhi C.
Refugee populations are often characterized by their high exposure to violence, which are tied to various challenges upon resettlement. This systematic review synthesizes the empirical literature related to violence exposure for refugees resettled in high-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder is associated with further increased Parkinson's disease risk in veterans with traumatic brain injury - White DL, Kunik ME, Yu H, Lin HL, Richardson PA, Moore S, Sarwar AI, Marsh L, Jorge RE.
OBJECTIVE: Determining if traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD). This constitutes a research priority for the Veterans Administration (VA) with implications for screening policy ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Being prepared for the next conflict Part II: case analysis of a military Level 1 trauma center - Wood TT, Roberts HJ, Stinner DJ.
INTRODUCTION: Combat-related injuries have declined substantially in recent years as we have transitioned to a low-volume combat casualty flow era. Surgeons must remain actively committed to training for the next engagement to maintain life and limb-saving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Beliefs about the influence of rest during concussion recovery may predict activity and symptom progression within an active duty military population - Remigio-Baker RA, Gregory E, Cole WR, Bailie JM, McCulloch KL, Cecchini A, Stuessi K, Andrews TR, Mullins L, Ettenhofer ML.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate relationships between beliefs about the impact of rest and the level of activities and symptoms over time among active duty Service Members sustaining concussion, and whether these relationships vary by provision of concussion educa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Complicated grief knowledge, attitudes, skills, and training among mental health professionals: a qualitative exploration - Dodd A, Guerin S, Delaney S, Dodd P.
The knowledge, attitudes, skills, and training of professionals regarding complicated grief influence their practice. We conducted 30 semi-structured interviews with psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselor/psychotherapists; the preliminary findings wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Efficacy of a new doctor dispatch system for traffic accidents with advanced automatic collision notification technology: a report of the first 4 cases - Motomura T, Matsumoto H, Mashiko K, Ishikawa H, Nishimoto T, Takeyama Y.
IntroductionTo increase survival rates among patients with severe trauma from road traffic accidents, Japan launched the D-Call Net (DCN) system for dispatching doctors by helicopter utilizing Advanced Automatic Collision Notification technology in Novembe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emergency first responder management of combat injuries to the torso in the military, remote and austere settings - Sandhu A, Claireaux HA, Downes G, Grundy N, Naumann DN.
Traumatic injuries to the torso account for almost a quarter of all injuries seen in combat and are typically secondary to blast or gunshot wounds. Injuries due to road traffic collisions or violence are also relatively common during humanitarian and disas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological study on animal bite cases referred to Haji Daii health Center in Kermanshah province, Iran during 2013-2017 - Janatolmakan M, Delpak M, Abdi A, Mohamadi S, Andayeshgar B, Khatony A.
BACKGROUND: Over thousands of animal bite cases are reported annually worldwide and in Iran placing a large financial burden on the health and economy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the epidemiology of animal bite cases in Kermanshah, Iran through ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Firearm-related experiences and perceptions among United States male veterans: a qualitative interview study [Correction] - Simonetti JA, Dorsey Holliman B, Holliday R, Brenner LA, Monteith LL.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230135.]. The third author’s name is spelled incorrectly. The correct name is: Ryan Holliday. The correct citation is: Simonetti JA, Dorsey Holliman B, Holliday R, Brenner LA, Monteith LL (2020) Fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical and allied health service use during acute and chronic post-injury periods in whiplash injured individuals - Ritchie C, Smith A, Sterling M.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with whiplash associated disorder (WAD) frequently experience neck pain in addition to other physical, psychological and social symptoms. Consequently, treatment is sought from a variety of health professionals. The limited data ava... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical-attention injuries in community cricket: a systematic review - McLeod G, O'Connor S, Morgan D, Kountouris A, Finch CF, Fortington LV.
OBJECTIVES: The aim was to identify and describe outcomes from original published studies that present the number, nature, mechanism and severity of medically treated injuries sustained in community-level cricket. DESIGN: Systematic review. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients' reports of traumatic experience and posttraumatic stress in psychiatric settings - Wu KK, Cheng JP, Leung J, Chow LP, Lee CC.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of traumatic experience (TE) among patients in psychiatric settings in Hong Kong and the associations between TE and levels of distress and anxiety and depressive symptoms. METHODS: 129 patients who have recei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Case report: management of pit viper envenoming without antivenom: a case series - Bhatt N, Singh A, Sharma SK.
Pit viper envenoming is common in the hilly and the Himalayan regions of Nepal. Antivenom present in Nepal is unlikely to neutralize the venom of these pit vipers, although it has been used often by the healthcare providers in the clinical practice. Here, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Culturally informed resilience in conflict settings: a literature review of Sumud in the occupied Palestinian territories - Hammad J, Tribe R.
Investigating culturally specific views and experiences of trauma and resilience can offer new insights that can aid distress management, meaning making, coping and resilience in adverse conditions, and inform emergency and disaster responses. Sumud is a P... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression, suicidal ideation and suicide risk in German veterinarians compared with the general German population - Schwerdtfeger KA, Bahramsoltani M, Spangenberg L, Hallensleben N, Glaesmer H.
This study investigates whether this is also true for German veterinarians. METHODS: A total of 3.118 vete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Do battlefield injury-acquired indwelling metal fragments induce metal immunogenicity? - Samelko L, Petfield J, McAllister K, Hsu J, Hawkinson M, Jacobs JJ, Hallab NJ.
BACKGROUND: A battlefield-related injury results in increased local and systemic innate immune inflammatory responses, resulting in wound-specific complications and an increased incidence of osteoarthritis. However, little is known about whether severe inj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

EEG theta power activity reflects workload among army combat drivers: an experimental study - Diaz-Piedra C, Sebasti án MV, Di Stasi LL.
We aimed to evaluate the effects of mental workload variations, as a function of the road environment, on the brain activity of army drivers performing combat and non-combat scenarios in a light multirole vehicle dynamic simulator. Forty-one non-commission... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news