Efforts and preliminary study for preventing accidents of disabled persons employed at University - 瑠美子, 博, 賢吾, 端, 太志, 静昭.
Promoting employment of persons with disabilities in universities is important not only for fulfilling the social responsibilities of universities but also for constructing safe campuses and improving work efficiency based on diverse perspectives. It is al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exercise-induced alterations in sympathetic-somatomotor coupling in incomplete spinal cord injury - Onushko T, Mahtani G, Brazg G, Hornby TG, Schmit BD.
The purpose of this study was to understand how high and low intensity locomotor training (LT) affects sympathetic-somatomotor coupling in people with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Proper coupling between sympathetic and somatomotor systems allows c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exploratory study of sport-related concussion effects on peripheral micro-RNA expression - Svingos AM, Asken BM, Bauer RM, DeKosky ST, Hromas GA, Jaffee MS, Hayes RL, Clugston JR.
OBJECTIVE: Explore changes in micro-RNA (miRNA) expression in blood after sport-related concussion (SRC) in collegiate athletes. METHODS: Twenty-seven collegiate athletes (~41% male, ~75% white, age 18.8  ± 0.8 years) provided both baseline and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Human trafficking, victims' rights and fair trials - Ward T, Fouladvand S.
Cases of human trafficking are known to be difficult to prosecute. In this article we identify several issues in the law of evidence that may contribute to these difficulties. We argue for the victims' rights as an important factor in evidential decisions,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Incidence pattern of bear-inflicted injuries to the maxillofacial region-soft and hard tissue injuries, their management, and sequelae - Ghezta NK, Bhardwaj Y, Ram R, Ahsan R, Arya S.
PURPOSE: The aims of the study were to elucidate the incidence pattern of bear-inflicted facial injuries and to document soft and hard tissue injuries, their management, and complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective study was performed of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Influence of work excitement and workplace violence on professional commitment and turnover intention among hospital nurses - Chang YP, Lee DC, Chang SC, Lee YH, Wang HH.
This study aims to determine the influence of work excitement, workplace violence, and the violence prevention climate on professional commitment and turnover intention. BACKGROUND: Workplace violence can easily cause the qualit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is gun violence contagious? A spatiotemporal test - Loeffler C, Flaxman S.
OBJECTIVES Existing theories of gun violence predict stable spatial concentrations and contagious diffusion of gun violence into surrounding areas. Recent empirical studies have reported confirmatory evidence of such spatiotemporal diffusion of gun violenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Non-pharmacological management of persistent headaches associated with neck pain: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration - C ôté P, Yu H, Shearer HM, Randhawa K, Wong JJ, Mior S, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Varatharajan S, Sutton D, Southerst D, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C, Cassidy JD, Loisel P, Marshall S, Bohay RN, Stapleton J, Lacerte M.
OBJECTIVES: To develop an evidence-based guideline for the non-pharmacological management of persistent headaches associated with neck pain (i.e., tension-type or cervicogenic). METHODS: This guideline is based on systematic reviews of high-quality... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Organizational response to workplace violence, and its association with depressive symptoms: a nationwide survey of 1966 Korean EMS providers - Kim JH, Lee N, Kim JY, Kim SJ, Okechukwu C, Kim SS.
This study investigated whether organizational responses modified the associations between experiencing violence and depressive symptoms among emergency workers. METHODS: A nationwide survey of 1966 Korean emergency medical service (EMS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The importance of health and social services spending to health outcomes in Texas, 2010-2016 - McCullough JM, Leider JP.
OBJECTIVES: Public health and social services spending have been shown to improve health outcomes at the county level, although there are significant state and regional variations in such spending. Texas offers an important opportunity for examining nuance... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The neurobiology of fear generalization - Asok A, Kandel ER, Rayman JB.
The generalization of fear memories is an adaptive neurobiological process that promotes survival in complex and dynamic environments. When confronted with a potential threat, an animal must select an appropriate defensive response based on previous experi... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Auditory risk of exposure to ballistic N-waves from bullets - Flamme GA, Murphy WJ.
OBJECTIVE: Assessment of the auditory risk associated with sound from ballistic N-waves produced by a rifle bullet. DESIGN: Acoustical recordings of ballistic N-waves passing through a microphone array at 6.4 metres down range were analysed to dete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disparities in access to care following traumatic digit amputation - Long C, Suarez PA, Hernandez-Boussard T, Curtin C.
BACKGROUND: Care of digit amputations ranges from revision amputation to replantation. Many factors determine the treatment type. We looked at the epidemiology of amputation and factors associated with escalation of care after presenting to the emergency d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effectiveness of interventions for people bereaved through suicide: a systematic review of controlled studies of grief, psychosocial and suicide-related outcomes - Andriessen K, Krysinska K, Hill NTM, Reifels L, Robinson J, Reavley N, Pirkis J.
BACKGROUND: Suicide bereavement is a risk factor for adverse outcomes related to grief, social functioning, mental health and suicidal behaviour. Consequently, suicide bereavement support (i.e., postvention) has been identified as an important suicide prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Long-term factor structure of the Rivermead Post-Concussion Symptom Questionnaire in mild traumatic brain injury and normative sample - Barker-Collo S, Theadom A, Starkey NJ, Kahan M, Jones K, Feigin V.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies of the Rivermead Post-Concussive Questionnaire(RPQ)'s factor structure were conducted within 1 year post-injury. Post-concussive symptoms may persist, and are common in the general population, so determining if the factor struc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prehospital factors associated with death on hospital arrival after traffic crash in Japan: a national observational study - Katayama Y, Kitamura T, Kiyohara K, Sado J, Hirose T, Matsuyama T, Kiguchi T, Izawa J, Nakagawa Y, Shimazu T.
OBJECTIVE: Although it is important to assess prehospital factors associated with traffic crash fatalities to decrease them as a matter of public health, such factors have not been fully revealed. METHODS: Using data from the Japanese Trauma Data B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prospective epidemiological update on traumatic spinal cord injury in Ireland - Smith E, Fitzpatrick P, Lyons F, Morris S, Synnott K.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective population-based epidemiological study on traumatic spinal cord injury in Ireland. OBJECTIVES: To provide updated data for the global TSCI repository. SETTING: Republic of Ireland. METHODS: All cases of TSCI acquir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The influence of physical fitness on reasons for academy separation in law enforcement recruits - Lockie RG, Balfany K, Bloodgood AM, Moreno MR, Cesario KA, Dulla JM, Dawes JJ, Orr RM.
This study analyzed the effects physical fitness may have on reasons for academy separation in law enforcement recruits. A retrospective analysis was conducted on 401 recruits; 330 recruits graduated (GRAD), and 71 recruits separated at various times durin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Alcohol abstainer status and prazosin treatment in association with changes in PTSD symptoms in veterans with comorbid AUD and PTSD - Verplaetse TL, Ralevski E, Roberts W, Gueorguieva R, McKee SA, Petrakis IL.
BACKGROUND: The noradrenergic system has been implicated in AUD and PTSD, with adrenergic agents reducing drinking in individuals with AUD and improving sleep disturbances in individuals with PTSD. In a recent clinical trial (Petrakis et  al., 2016), prazo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A broken windows theory of sexual assault enforcement - Sheley E.
The law of sexual assault is in conflict. Jurisdictions struggle with the conceptual shift from thinking of rape as forcible sex to a broader understanding that turns on the meaning of consent. Due to resource, evidentiary, and reporting problems there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysing outcomes through orthopaedic trauma registry - a prospective cohort study - Ahmad T, Muhammad ZA, Noordin S, Humayun A.
OBJECTIVE: To develop a registry for recording injury-specific data to identify gaps and improve care. METHODS: The prospective cohort study was conducted at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from June 2015 to July 2018 though enrollment of pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Augmentation of extinction and inhibitory learning in anxiety and trauma-related disorders - Lebois LAM, Seligowski AV, Wolff JD, Hill SB, Ressler KJ.
Although the fear response is an adaptive response to threatening situations, a number of psychiatric disorders feature prominent fear-related symptoms caused, in part, by failures of extinction and inhibitory learning. The translational nature of fear con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Behavioural and functional correlates of post-traumatic growth following traumatic brain injury - Pais-Hrit C, Wong D, Gould KR, Ponsford J.
Post-traumatic growth (PTG) can emerge following traumatic brain injury (TBI), however measures of PTG rely on the cognitive capacity to reflect on psychological growth. Positive associations between scores on PTG measures and behavioural and functional in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Conflict and mental health: the experiences of people living with mental illness and disability amidst ongoing conflict - Joseph J, Soletti AB, Basumatary K.
Low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) house a majority of the displaced exposed to conflicts and the mental health consequences for these communities are well documented. Although there is an increasing recognition for mental health and psychosocial supp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Decomposing issue patterns in crisis communication: the case of the lost airliner - Zhang B, Vos M, Veijalainen J.
This research explores the relation between a crisis and public discussion on related issues. In organisational crisis communication a single-issue strategy is often proposed. Such a strategy, however, may not be adequate in complex crises where the crisis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Developing a low budget trauma registry - Moosa MA, Jawad A, Jangda I, Zafar H.
Trauma registry plays an essential role in collecting epidemiological injury data which is used in quality care improvement and research. This paper was planned toshare our experience of having developed a low-budget user-friendly trauma registry with the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pain-management firm SPR Therapeutics seeks to raise $20m
SPR Therapeutics has raised $8 million of a $20 million Series C round of funding that began Jan. 19, according to an SEC filing. The Cleveland-based company’s Sprint peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) system is FDA-cleared for both chronic and acute pain, including post-operative and post-traumatic pain. The product was launched in November 2018 for treating complex regional pain syndrome, a chronic pain condition affecting the limbs that can be caused by trauma, injury or surgery. The company also recently announced that it has named Peter Staats, M.D., as its chief medical advisor. Staats brings nearly three ...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Blog Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation News Well Pain Management SPR Therapeutics Source Type: news

The impact of parental posttraumatic stress disorder on parenting: a systematic review - Christie H, Hamilton-Giachritsis C, Alves-Costa F, Tomlinson M, Halligan SL.
Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious and debilitating disorder that can develop following exposure to a traumatic event. Where parents develop PTSD, it may have an impact on their parenting role. Objective: The object... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Treating children and adolescents with multiple traumas: a randomized clinical trial of narrative exposure therapy - Peltonen K, Kangaslampi S.
Background and Objective: Millions of children and adolescents worldwide suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other problems due to prolonged exposure to traumatizing events. Forms of cognitive-behavioural therapy are the most commo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nonsuicidal self-injury and borderline personality features as risk factors for suicidal ideation among male veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder - Cunningham KC, Grossmann JL, Seay KB, Dennis PA, Clancy CP, Hertzberg MA, Berlin K, Ruffin RA, Dedert EA, Gratz KL, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC, Kimbrel NA.
U.S. veterans are at increased risk for suicide compared to their civilian counterparts and account for approximately 20% of all deaths by suicide. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality features (BPF) have each been associated wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Positive and negative affect in the daily life of World Trade Center responders with PTSD: an ecological momentary assessment study - Dornbach-Bender A, Ruggero CJ, Schuler K, Contractor AA, Waszczuk M, Kleva CS, Bromet E, Luft B, Kotov R.
OBJECTIVE: The ability to experience positive affect (PA) has clinical and quality of life implications, particularly in vulnerable populations such as trauma-exposed disaster responders. Low PA is included in the diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Complicated grief and post-traumatic stress symptom profiles in bereaved earthquake survivors: a latent class analysis - Eisma MC, Lenferink LIM, Chow AYM, Chan CLW, Li J.
Background: Studies on mental health following disasters have primarily focused on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), yet severe, enduring, and disabling grief [i.e. complicated grief (CG)] also appears relevant. Objective: The present st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The association between disaster exposure and media use on post-traumatic stress disorder following Typhoon Hato in Macao, China - Hall BJ, Xiong YX, Yip PSY, Lao CK, Shi W, Sou EKL, Chang K, Wang L, Lam AIF.
This study investigated key ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sleep disturbance and intrusive memories after presenting to the emergency department following a traumatic motor vehicle accident: an exploratory analysis - Luik AI, Iyadurai L, Gebhardt I, Holmes EA.
Background: Sleep disturbances are common after traumatic events and have been hypothesized to be a risk factor in the development of psychopathology such as that associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Objective: To assess the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A comparative data analysis of 1835 road traffic accident victims - Meyyappan A, Subramani P, Kaliamoorthy S.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the study was to analyze and compare the incidence of road traffic accidents (RTA) with head injuries and maxillofacial injuries in two arterial roads, Old Mahabalipuram road (OMR) and East Coast road (ECR), connecting w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A longitudinal evaluation of active outreach after an aeroplane crash: screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression and assessment of self-reported treatment needs - Gouweloos-Trines J, Te Brake H, Sijbrandij M, Boelen PA, Brewin CR, Kleber RJ.
Background: In 2009, an aeroplane crashed near Amsterdam. To remedy unmet mental health needs, active outreach was used to identify victims at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Objective: The active outreach strat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A look at culture and stigma of suicide: textual analysis of community theatre performances - Keller S, McNeill V, Honea J, Paulson Miller L.
Stigma against suicidal ideation and help-seeking is a significant barrier to prevention. Little detail is provided on what types of stigma interfere with help-seeking, how stigma is expressed, and how to reduce it. Five groups of two ethnically diverse co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brief implicit association tests of stigmatizing attitudes, awareness of mental distress and label-avoidance: a study in people with depressive symptoms - Freitag S, Stolzenburg S, Schomerus G, Schmidt S.
This study aims to develop and implement brief implicit association tests (BIATs) assessing stigmatizing attitudes towards mental illness, awareness of mental distress and self-identification as having a mental illness. We recruited 229 people (age range 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fact and fiction regarding motorcycle helmet use, associated injuries, and related costs in the United States - Hofmann LJ, Babbitt-Jonas R, Khoury L, Perez JM, Cohn SM.
Background Despite evidence that helmet use decreases motorcycle-associated injuries and mortality, the use of motorcycle helmets is not universal. As trauma surgeons are frequently the primary providers responsible for motorcycle crash victims, we sought ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gender-specific improvements in outcome 1 and 2 years after major trauma - Gross T, Morell S, Amsler F.
BACKGROUND: The study aim was to evaluate patient progress over time, given the limited knowledge available on gender-dependent longer-term outcomes after major trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a prospective longitudinal survey of consecutive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How suicide-bereaved family members experience the inquest process: a qualitative study using thematic analysis - Spillane A, Matvienko-Sikar K, Larkin C, Corcoran P, Arensman E.
PURPOSE: Suicide bereavement confers unique risk and distress. In several countries, bereaved family members are called on to attend an inquest, an official public inquiry into deaths caused by external factors. The current study aimed to explore how suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of Affordable Care Act-related insurance expansion policies on mortality and access to post-discharge care for trauma patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank - Scott JW, Neiman PU, Uribe-Leitz T, Scott KW, Zogg CK, Salim A, Haider AH.
BACKGROUND: Uninsured trauma patients have worse outcomes and worse access to post-discharge care that is critically important for recovery after injury. Little is known regarding the impact of the insurance coverage expansion policies of the Affordable Ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impaired cerebral vasoreactivity despite symptom resolution in sports-related concussion - Purkayastha S, Sorond FA, Lyng S, Frantz J, Murphy MN, Hynan LS, Sabo T, Bell K.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with increased risk of later-life neurodegeneration and dementia. However, the underpinning mechanisms are poorly understood and secondary injury resulting from perturbed physiological processes play a significant... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interfacility transfer is associated with lower mortality in undertriaged gunshot wound patients - Renson A, Schubert FD, Gabbe LJ, Bjurlin MA.
We examined the association between interfacility transfer to a level I or II trauma center... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interpreters in transcultural psychiatry - Skammeritz S, Sari N, Jim énez-Solomon O, Carlsson J.
A myriad of cultural and language-related factors can affect the communication between clinicians, interpreters, and patients. Misunderstandings can lead to diagnostic errors; inadequate treatment; disengagement; and, thereby, poor clinical outcomes. A qua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is it safe to fly patients with penetrating trauma in a rural state? - Greer JW, Reif R, Karim S, Beck WC, Bhavaraju A, Davis B, Taylor JR, Sexton KW.
BACKGROUND: There is limited data pertaining to the triage and transportation of patients with penetrating trauma in rural states. Large urban trauma centers have found rapid transport to be beneficial even when done by nonemergency medical staff. However,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Magnitude of road traffic accident related injuries and fatalities in Ethiopia - Abegaz T, Gebremedhin S.
BACKGROUND: In many developing countries there is paucity of evidence regarding the epidemiology of road traffic accidents (RTAs). The study determines the rates of injuries and fatalities associated with RTAs in Ethiopia based on the data of a recent nati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of maxillofacial injuries sustained after a bear attack - Nath T, Imran M, Megu K, Shafath A, Thongdok KW.
There is a little available literature on injuries sustained due to bear attacks and their management. Bears are agile wild animals and injuries sustained after a bear attack have varying patterns. In general, such cases present to the emergency department... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Moral injury in UK armed forces veterans: a qualitative study - Williamson V, Greenberg N, Murphy D.
Background: Moral injury has been found to adversely affect US veteran mental health, and the mental health difficulties resulting from moral injury can be particularly challenging to treat. Yet little is known about the impact of moral injury on th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mortality in trauma patients admitted during, before, and after national academic emergency medicine and trauma surgery meeting dates in Japan - Yumoto T, Naito H, Ihoriya H, Yorifuji T, Nakao A.
Annually, many physicians attend national academic meetings. While participating in these meetings can have a positive impact on daily medical practice, attendance may result in reduced medical staffing during the meeting dates. We sought to examine whethe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news