Should the development of orthopaedic trauma nursing be a priority in low to middle income countries? A scoping review - Klunder-Rosser J.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic orthopaedic injuries are responsible for 5.8 million deaths every year, with 90% occurring in low to middle income countries. Nursing is an under-utilised resource in global trauma care and little research exists into the availability... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide in Northern Ireland: epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention - O'Neill S, O'Connor RC.
The rates of suicide and self-harm in Northern Ireland are high, and have increased from 143 registered suicides in 1996 to 313 in 2010 and 318 in 2015. This Review summarises the epidemiology of suicidal behaviour, as well as the evidence from a small num... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Supervising employees with criminal history: an exploratory study of manager strategies and perceptions - Friese B, Ochoa A, Garcia E, Hildebrandt J, Holmes C.
This study examined supervisory strategies for employees with criminal history from the perspective of supervisors with experience in overseeing formerly incarcerated employees. The primary goal of the study was to determine strategies used by supervisors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Techniques of disinformation: constructing and communicating "soft facts" after terrorism - Innes M.
Informed by social media data collected following four terror attacks in the UK in 2017, this article delineates a series of "techniques of disinformation" used by different actors to try and influence how the events were publicly defined and understood. B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of trauma exposure and moral injury on UK military veterans: a qualitative study - Williamson V, Murphy D, Stevelink SAM, Allen S, Jones E, Greenberg N.
Background: Exposure to a potentially morally injurious event (PMIE) has been found to be associated with a range of adverse mental health outcomes. However, how the psychological consequences following PMIEs compare to those encountered after a tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Visual processing speed in hemianopia patients secondary to acquired brain injury: a new assessment methodology - Mena-Garcia L, Maldonado-Lopez MJ, Fern ández I, Coco-Martin MB, Finat-Saez J, Martinez-Jimenez JL, Pastor-Jimeno JC, Arenillas JF.
BACKGROUND: There is a clinical need to identify diagnostic parameters that objectively quantify and monitor the effective visual ability of patients with homonymous visual field defects (HVFDs). Visual processing speed (VPS) is an objective measure of vis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anxiety disorders and the brain's resting state networks: from altered spatiotemporal synchronization to psychopathological symptoms - Northoff G.
Anxiety disorders include a variety of different disorders including panic disorder (PD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and phobias. We here focus our review on GAD, SAD, and PD and put a specific emphasis on resting st... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Clinical perspectives on headache after traumatic brain injury - Hoffman JM, Lucas S, Dikmen S, Temkin N.
INTRODUCTION: Headache after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is frequent and persistent over the first year after injury. Providers may need to focus on different symptoms presentations depending on their patient's TBI severity. OBJECTIVE: We evaluate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Many with military-related PTSD do poorly in treatment with first-line psychotherapies
(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A review of recent clinical trials paints a sobering picture of the usefulness of first-line psychotherapies in treating active duty military personnel and veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using a mixed-methods approach to analyze traumatic experiences and factors of vulnerability among adolescent victims of bullying - Roques M, Laimou D, Camps FD, Mazoyer AV, El Husseini M.
A number of studies have analyzed the bullying phenomenon among adolescent victims. Relatively few studies, however, have specifically addressed the associated post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Our clinical practice and therapeutic encounters with ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Multivariate classification of earthquake survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder based on large-scale brain networks - Zhu H, Yuan M, Qiu C, Ren Z, Li Y, Wang J, Huang X, Lui S, Gong Q, Zhang W, Zhang Y.
OBJECTIVE: The identification of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among natural disaster survivors is remarkably challenging, and there are no reliable objective signatures that can be used to assist clinical diagnosis and optimize treatment. The curre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A clinical trial investigating telehealth and in-person social communication skills training for people with traumatic brain injury: participant-reported communication outcomes - Rietdijk R, Power E, Attard M, Heard R, Togher L.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the efficacy of telehealth-based and in-person social communication skills training (TBIconneCT) for people with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) based on outcomes reported by the survivor and a close communication ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A global analysis of urban design types and road transport injury: an image processing study - Thompson J, Stevenson M, Wijnands JS, Nice KA, Aschwanden GD, Silver J, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Rayner P, Schofield R, Hariharan R, Morrison CN.
BACKGROUND: Death and injury due to motor vehicle crashes is the world's fifth leading cause of mortality and morbidity. City and urban designs might play a role in mitigating the global burden of road transport injury to an extent that has not been captur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Aggressive behavior, hostility, and associated care needs in patients with psychotic disorders: a 6-year follow-up study - Faay MDM, van Os J.
Background: Hostility and aggressive behavior in patients with psychotic disorders are associated with demographic and clinical risk factors, as well as with childhood adversity and neglect. Care needs are an essential concept in clinical practice; ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Influence of prior and intercurrent brain injury on 5-year outcome trajectories after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury - Rabinowitz AR, Chervoneva I, Hart T, O ʼneil-Pirozzi TM, Bogner J, Dams-Oʼconnor K, Brown AW, Johnson-Greene D.
OBJECTIVE: To characterize the influence of additional (both prior and subsequent) traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on recovery after a moderate to severe index TBI. SETTING: Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems centers. PARTICIPANTS: Persons with moderate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is anti-snake venom required for all snakebites: A case report - Dorji T.
The classification of snakebite is based on clinical examination and laboratory tests. In cases, of suspected hemotoxic snakebite, the anti-snakebite venom (ASV) is administered based on 20-minute whole blood clotting time. However, the use of ASV should b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pre-hospital trauma care in Switzerland and Germany: do they speak the same language? - Jensen KO, Teuben MPJ, Lefering R, Halvachizadeh S, Mica L, Simmen HP, Pfeifer R, Pape HC, Sprengel K.
PURPOSE: Swiss and German (pre-)hospital systems, distribution and organization of trauma centres differ from each other. It is unclear if outcome in trauma patients differs as well. Therefore, this study aims to determine differences in characteristics, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reasons for frequent psychiatric emergency service use in a large urban center - Poremski D, Wang P, Hendriks M, Tham J, Koh D, Cheng L.
OBJECTIVE: Reasons for frequent use of psychiatric emergency services are complex and numerous, but research has largely depended on quantitative methods to describe the phenomenon. The goal of this study was to describe the reasons for frequent use in Sin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Relation between impact velocity and risks of serious injuries/fatalities to pedestrians in commercial truck-pedestrian accidents - Matsui Y, Oikawa S.
The purpose of this study was to clarify the relation between pedestrian-truck crash impact velocity and the risks of serious injury and fatality to pedestrians. We used truck-pedestrian accident data from the Japanese Institute for Traffic Accident Resear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shifting from fear to safety through deconditioning-update - Popik B, Amorim FE, Amaral OB, Alvares L.
Aversive memories are at the heart of psychiatric disorders such as phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here, we present a new behavioral approach in rats that robustly attenuates aversive memories. This method consists of 'deconditioning' a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: using the evidence without losing the narrative - Warren MB, Smithkors LA.
The rate of suicide among veterans continues to be highly problematic. The widespread adoption and mandated implementation of thinly validated and scripted assessment tools have the potential to increase clinician burnout and erode clinician-patient relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship of injury and complaints of police use of excessive force - Strote J, Hickman MJ.
Use of excessive force (UOEF) is an important and controversial topic but little is known about how injury severity is related to allegations of UOEF. We hypothesized that such complaints would be associated with more significant traumatic injuries. Emerge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trajectories and predictors of clinician-determined recovery after child concussion - Anderson V, Davis G, Takagi M, Dunne K, Clarke C, Anderson N, Rausa VC, Doyle M, Parkin GM, Truss K, Thompson E, Bressan S, Hearps SJC, Babl F.
OBJECTIVES: By age 16, 20% of children will suffer a concussion. Many experience persisting post-concussive symptoms (PCS), the causes of which remain unclear. We mapped recovery trajectories to 3 months post-injury and explored predictors of outcome, incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic spinal cord injury in Italy 20 years later: current epidemiological trend and early predictors of rehabilitation outcome - Franceschini M, Bonavita J, Cecconi L, Ferro S, Pagliacci MC.
STUDY DESIGN: Multicenter prospective observational study of people with acute traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) admitted to rehabilitation. OBJECTIVES: To update epidemiological characteristics of a TSCI Italian population and verify the impact ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association between overt and subtle experiences of discrimination and violence and mental health in homosexual and bisexual men in Mexico - Mendoza-Perez JC, Ortiz-Hernandez L.
The aim of this study was to determine whether the experiences of direct or subtle forms of discrimination and violence are associated with mental health in Mexican gay, homosexual, and bisexual (GHB) men. A cross-sectional survey was conducted online; the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Double penetration wound: a nail gun injury involving the head and heart - Ye CN, Lin MC, Huang CL.
Nail gun injuries usually occur at the extremities due to working accidents. Intracranial or intrathoracic injuries are relatively rare, and cases combined with both injuries are even rarer. Such situations pose challenges for surgeons due to their uniquen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology and outcomes following open globe injury in agricultural region, an 11-year experience - Supreeyathitikul P, Chokesuwattanaskul S, Choovuthayakorn J, Patikulsila D, Watanachai N, Kunavisarut P, Chaikitmongkol V.
Purpose : To determine the characteristics and epidemiology of open globe injury (OGI) in a third referral centre over 11 years. Methods ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors associated with suicide ideation in US Army soldiers during deployment in Afghanistan - Ursano RJ, Herberman Mash HB, Kessler RC, Naifeh JA, Fullerton CS, Aliaga PA, Stokes CM, Wynn GH, Ng THH, Dinh HM, Gonzalez OI, Zaslavsky AM, Sampson NA, Kao TC, Heeringa SG, Nock MK, Stein MB.
IMPORTANCE: Understanding suicide ideation (SI) during combat deployment can inform prevention and treatment during and after deployment. OBJECTIVE: To examine associations of sociodemographic characteristics, lifetime and past-year stressors, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Forecast of the future trend of accidents in an electricity distribution company of Iran: a time series analysis - Khammar A, Hosseinighosheh S, Abdolshahi A, Hosseini Ahagh M, Poursadeqiyan M.
Accidents are main problem of industries such as construction, electrical and other industries, which are led to fatal on non-fatal injuries is cause of accident in (1). However, many workers are exposed to electrical energy during their daily tasks, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hypertension in military veterans is associated with combat exposure and combat injury - Howard JT, Stewart IJ, Kolaja CA, Sosnov JA, Rull RP, Torres I, Janak JC, Walker LE, Trone DW, Armenta RF.
BACKGROUND: Although the long-term effects of combat injury are not well understood, there is emerging concern that exposure to combat environments and subsequent injury may increase the risk of hypertension through changes in inflammatory responses, psych... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner relationships and gender norms in Mali: the scope of cash transfers targeted to men to reduce intimate partner violence - Lees S, Kyegombe N, Diatta A, Zogrone A, Roy S, Hidrobo M.
Mali has implemented the Filets Sociaux (Jigis émèjiri) program that aims to reduce poverty through cash transfers (CTs) to predominantly male heads of household with accompanying measures. This paper reports on a qualitative study of the effects of the p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in Nepal: latent patterns and association with depressive symptoms - Clark CJ, Cheong YF, Gupta J, Ferguson G, Shrestha B, Shrestha PN, Yount KM.
Existing data suggest that there are distinct patterns (or classes) of intimate partner violence (IPV) experience that depart from dichotomous categorizations used to monitor progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 5.2. Less is known about the pattern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lifetime history of traumatic brain injury is associated with increased loneliness in adults: a U.S. nationally representative study - Kumar RG, Ornstein KA, Bollens-Lund E, Watson EM, Ankuda CK, Kelley AS, Dams-O'connor K.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: An estimated 55 million individuals worldwide live with chronic disability associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) which may include cognitive, behavioral and social impairments. Reduced participation in social activities is com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mortality in motorcycle accidents in Alagoas (2001-2015): temporal and spatial modeling before and after the "Lei seca" - Souza CDF, Paiva JPS, Leal TC, Silva LFD, Machado MF, Ara újo MDP.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the epidemiological profile and the Spatio-temporal distribution of mortality in motorcycle accidents in Alagoas before (2001-2007) and after the "Lei seca" (2008-2015). METHODS: This is a mixed ecologic study. All deaths in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prehospital characteristics, incidence trends, and outcome of emergency self-inflicted injury patients with gas substances: a population-based descriptive study in Osaka, Japan - Katayama Y, Matsuyama T, Kitamura T, Hirose T, Kiguchi T, Sado J, Kiyohara K, Takahashi H, Adachi S, Noda T, Izawa J, Ohnishi M, Shimazu T.
AIM: Little is known about the detailed characteristics of patients using gas substances for self-inflicted injury in prehospital settings. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics, incidence trends, and outcomes of patients who used ga... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quantification of neighborhood-level social determinants of health in the continental United States - Kolak M, Bhatt J, Park YH, Padr ón NA, Molefe A.
IMPORTANCE: An association between social and neighborhood characteristics and health outcomes has been reported but remains poorly understood owing to complex multidimensional factors that vary across geographic space. OBJECTIVES: To quantify soci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The national burden of orthopedic injury: cross-sectional estimates for trauma system planning and optimization - Jarman MP, Weaver MJ, Haider AH, Salim A, Harris MB.
BACKGROUND: Management of orthopedic injuries is a critical component of comprehensive trauma care. As patterns of injury incidence and recovery change in the face of emerging injury prevention efforts and technologies and an aging US population, assessmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trauma severity and its impact on local inflammation in extremity injury-insights from a combined trauma model in pigs - Horst K, Greven J, L üken H, Zhi Q, Pfeifer R, Simon TP, Relja B, Marzi I, Pape HC, Hildebrand F.
Background: Extremity fracture is frequently seen in multiple traumatized patients. Local post-traumatic inflammatory reactions as well as local and systemic interactions have been described in previous studies. However, trauma severity and its impa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trauma-informed care may ease patient fear, clinician burnout - Kuehn BM.
For many sexual assault survivors whom Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, sees as a New York City –based family physician, the prospect of even basic medical care can be frightening. Some have put off Papanicolaou tests and mammograms for years or even decades ...... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury preceding clinically diagnosed α-synucleinopathies: a case-control study - Hasan S, Mielke MM, Turcano P, Ahlskog JE, Bower JH, Savica R.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the association between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and any clinically diagnosed α-synucleinopathy including Parkinson disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), PD dementia (PDD), and multiple system atrophy (MSA). ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"Will you treat me? I'm suicidal!" The effect of patient gender, suicidal severity, and therapist characteristics on the therapist's likelihood to treat a hypothetical suicidal patient - Almaliah-Rauscher S, Ettinger N, Levi-Belz Y, Gvion Y.
The purpose of our study was to broaden the understanding regarding mental health professionals' willingness to treat and likeliness to refer suicidal patients to other professionals. More specifically, our aim was to examine the effect of the patient's ge... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics and visual outcomes of work-related open globe injuries in Japanese patients - Morikawa S, Okamoto F, Okamoto Y, Mitamura Y, Ishikawa H, Harimoto K, Ueda T, Sakamoto T, Sugitani K, Sawada O, Mori J, Takamura Y, Oshika T.
PURPOSE: To investigate the clinical characteristics and visual outcomes of patients with work-related open globe injuries (OGIs) and compare them with patients with non-work-related OGIs. DESIGN: Retrospective, observational, multicentre, case-con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical risk model to predict 28-day unplanned readmission via the accident and emergency department after discharge from acute psychiatric units for patients with psychotic spectrum disorders - Hariman K, Cheng KM, Lam J, Leung SK, Lui SSY.
BACKGROUND: Unplanned readmissions rates are an important indicator of the quality of care provided in a psychiatric unit. However, there is no validated risk model to predict this outcome in patients with psychotic spectrum disorders. AIMS: This paper aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of brief depression and anxiety management training on a US Army division's primary care providers - Amin R, Thomas MA.
INTRODUCTION: There is a nation-wide gap between the prevalence of mental illness and the availability of psychiatrists. This places reliance on primary care providers (PCPs) to help meet some of these mental health needs. Similarly, the US Army expects it... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association between dual-task walking and counting responses and cognitive function and disability after severe head injury: a preliminary study - Maclean LM, McSkimming P, McMillan TM.
Adverse outcomes after severe head injury (SHI) can be difficult to detect in primary care and other settings where there is not specialist expertise for interpretation. Walking and counting dual-task (DT) measures are strongly associated with cognitive im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

RETRACTED: The impact of the Castle Doctrine on crime rates in Texas: policy recommendations and public health implications - Shenoy AG.
The editors and author agreed to retract this article. The statistical model used to an analyze the data was not appropriate for the data available and the findings were incorrectly interpreted. Key to this action is the application of time series de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic childhood experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder among veterans in substance use disorder treatment - Young LB, Timko C, Pulido RD, Tyler KA, Beaumont C, Grant KM.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) dramatically increases the risk of both substance use disorder (SUD) and suicide in veterans. Military-related trauma, however, may not be the only or most significant trauma experienced by veterans. Trauma exposure is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A cross-sectional survey on burnout prevalence and profile in the Sicilian population of ambulance driver-rescuers - Ferraro L, La Cascia C, De Santis A, Sideli L, Maniaci G, Orlando IM, Chifari A, Maniaci L, La Barbera D.
INTRODUCTION: Burnout is present at a high rate in emergency medicine. The ambulance driver-rescuers, who furnish first aid to the victims, are the non-medical part of the Italian 118-service staff. There is a lack of research on burnout risk in Italian Em... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Australian stakeholders' views on improving investigative interviews with adult sexual assault complainants - Ali MM, Westera NJ, Zajac R, Powell M.
Investigating sexual assault is one of the most challenging tasks in modern-day policing. Because investigators must rely largely on the account provided by the complainant to establish whether or not a criminal offence has occurred, the way in which these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Challenges faced by collegiate athletic trainers, part I: organizational conflict and clinical decision making - Lacy AMP, Bowman TG, Singe SM.
CONTEXT: Organizational conflict, particularly between coaches and medical professionals, has been reported in collegiate athletics. Different values create room for conflict between coaches and athletic trainers (ATs); however, ATs' experiences when makin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news