Feasibility and acceptability of a mobile mindfulness meditation intervention among women: intervention study - Rung AL, Oral E, Berghammer L, Peters ES.
BACKGROUND: Traditional mindfulness-based stress reduction programs are resource intensive for providers and time- and cost-intensive for participants, but the use of mobile technologies may be particularly convenient and cost-effective for populations tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Firefighter post-injury return to work: a balance of dedication and obligation - Nosanov LB, Romanowski KS.
OBJECTIVE: Firefighters are at significant risk for burn injuries. Most are minor and do not significantly affect ability to work in full capacity, but there exists risk for both short and long-term incapacitation. Many push for earlier return to work than... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Identifying, prioritizing and visually mapping barriers to injury care in Rwanda: a multi-disciplinary stakeholder exercise - Odland ML, Whitaker J, Nepogodiev D, Aling' CA, Bagahirwa I, Dushime T, Erlangga D, Mpirimbanyi C, Muneza S, Nkeshimana M, Nyundo M, Umuhoza C, Uwitonze E, Steans J, Rushton A, Belli A, Byiringiro JC, Bekele A, Davies J.
BACKGROUND: Whilst injuries are a major cause of disability and death worldwide, a large proportion of people in low- and middle-income countries lack timely access to injury care. Barriers to accessing care from the point of injury to return to function h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of around-the-clock mental health staffing on emergency department management of patients who deliberately self-harm - Wiesel Cullen S, Diana A, Olfson M, Xie M, Marcus SC.
OBJECTIVE: Emergency departments (EDs) offer opportunities to deliver critical frontline suicide prevention services via assessment, safety planning, and linkages with community-based mental health care after discharge. Because mental health crises can occ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interplay between body schema, visuospatial perception and pain in patients with spinal cord injury - Osinski T, Martinez V, Bensmail D, Hatem S, Bouhassira D.
BACKGROUND: Changes in body representations (body image and/or body schema) have been reported in several chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes, but rarely in patients with neuropathic pain and never in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI)-related pain.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mapping global evidence on strategies and interventions in neurotrauma and road traffic collisions prevention: a scoping review - M Selveindran S, Tango T, Khan MM, Simadibrata DM, Hutchinson PJA, Brayne C, Hill C, Servadei F, Kolias AG, Rubiano AM, Joannides AJ, Shabani HK.
BACKGROUND: Neurotrauma is an important global health problem. The largest cause of neurotrauma worldwide is road traffic collisions (RTCs), particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Neurotrauma and RTCs are preventable, and many preventati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Missed hand and forearm injuries in multiple trauma patients: an analysis from the TraumaRegister DGU ® - Fitschen-Oestern S, Lippross S, Lefering R, Klüter T, Behrendt P, Weuster M, Seekamp A, Dgu TR.
PURPOSE: Multiple trauma patients have a high risk of missed injuries. The main point of our study was to provide new epidemiological data on hand and forearm injuries in multiple trauma with a focus on those that were missed. Therefore, we used the databa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of suicide on life expectancy - Yip PSF, Zheng Y.
BACKGROUND: In Hong Kong, there have been significant changes in suicide rates during the period 1996-2015. AIM: We aimed to assess the impact of change in suicide rates on life expectancy in Hong Kong. METHOD: A decomposition method was us... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The link between major life events and quality of life: the role of compassionate abilities - Ferreira C, Barreto M, Oliveira S.
This study examined whether compassionate skills (the ability to be self-compassionate and to receive compassion from others) operate as mediator processes in the relationship between negative major life events and psychological quality of life (QoL), in 4... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cannabis and complex posttraumatic stress disorder: a narrative review with considerations of benefits and harms - Dagan Y, Yager J.
Despite substantial controversies concerning patients' reports of benefits from cannabis for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and inconsistent research findings regarding its efficacy and adverse risks, some states have already recognized PTSD as a qua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Accuracy of early warning scores for predicting serious adverse events in pre-hospital traumatic injury - Medina-Lozano E, Mart ín-Rodríguez F, Castro-Villamor M, Escudero-Cuadrillero C, Vegas CDP, López-Izquierdo R.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the scales most commonly used by... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Amygdala functional connectivity in the acute aftermath of trauma prospectively predicts severity of posttraumatic stress symptoms - Belleau EL, Ehret LE, Hanson JL, Brasel KJ, Larson CL, deRoon-Cassini TA.
Understanding neural mechanisms that confer risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is critical for earlier intervention, yet longitudinal work has been sparse. The amygdala is part of a core network consistently implicated in PTSD symptomology. Most... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Associations between initial injury severity in acute hand, wrist or forearm injuries and disability ratings and time to return to work - Çapkın S, Cavit A, Yılmaz K, Erdoğan E, Kaleli T.
This study aimed to examine the relationships between the initial anatomic severity of hand, wrist and forearm injuries, as evaluated by the Modified Hand Injury Severity Score (MHISS), and each of the following parameters: disability rating an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attention control therapy for acute stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial - Segal A, Wald I, Pine DS, Halpern P, Bar-Haim Y.
BACKGROUND: A subset of people exposed to traumatic events develop acute stress disorder (ASD), and approximately half of people with ASD develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This randomized controlled trial examined the efficacy of internet-deliv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Collision of priorities in posttraumatic coma and suspected multiple injuries: a prospective multicenter trial - Firsching R, Voellger B, Woischneck D, Rashidi AM, K önig R, Luchtmann M.
OBJECTIVE: The presence of multiple injuries in addition to a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is initially uncertain in most patients with posttraumatic coma. The interdisciplinary team of physicians in charge of initial treatment after hospital admission may... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comprehensive analysis of combat casualty outcomes in U.S. servicemembers from the beginning of World War II to the end of Operation Enduring Freedom - Cannon JW, Holena DN, Geng Z, Stewart IJ, Huang Y, Yang W, Mayhew ER, Nessen SC, Gross KR, Schwab CW.
Advances in combat casualty care have improved combat survivability over the past two decades. However, these outcomes remain incompletely framed in the broader context of combat casualty outcomes over the past eighty years. We hypothesized that starting w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Demographics and fracture patterns of patients presenting to US emergency departments for intimate partner violence - Loder RT, Momper L.
Orthopaedic surgeons are in a position to assist in identifying intimate partner violence (IPV) patients. It was the purpose of this study to analyze the demographics and fracture patterns of IPV patients in the United States. Methods: Data from the Na... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Detention without data: public tracking of civil commitment - Morris NP.
Civil commitment ranks among the most contentious and coercive elements of mental health care. Although civil commitment is practiced across the United States, basic statistics about these policies, such as the numbers of involuntary psychiatric hospitaliz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a module based training on nurses' attitude towards social norms and beliefs that support abuse among women with mental illness - Vijayalakshmi P, Sailaxmi G, Nikhil Reddy SS, Marimuthu P, Suresh BM.
Violence against women is a priority public health issue. Women with mental illness are at a double disadvantage. While social norms and beliefs either support or confront violence against women, research is limited on this issue. A randomized controlled d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of physical activity on the stress and suicidal ideation in Korean adult women with depressive disorder - Koo KM, Kim K.
Depressive disorder is common in many adult women in the world. It was found that depressive disorder was related to stress and suicidal ideation in Korean adult women with depressive disorder. Physical activities were effective to solve this mental disord... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Enhancing trauma patient experience through education and engagement: development of a mobile application - Childs BR, Breslin MA, Andres BA, Swetz A, Hendrickson SB, Moore TA, Ho V, Vallier HA.
The purpose was to determine the utility of an open access mobile device application (App: http://bit.ly/traumaapp) to improve patient education and engagement. Methods: A patient education app was developed with information regarding injury, treatment... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological analysis of displaced supracondylar fractures - Pilla NI, Rinaldi J, Hatch M, Hennrikus W.
INTRODUCTION: Supracondylar fractures are one of the  most common fracture patterns sustained by children, and one of the most common injuries requiring operative fixation. Understanding the complications associated with supracondylar fractures is vital f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury-associated epilepsy in western China: an analysis of multicenter data - Wang XP, Zhong J, Lei T, Wang HJ, Zhu LN, Chu S, Liu L.
This study aims to explore the probability of developing posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) in the following 8 years after traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk factors associated with PTE and its cumulative prevalence. METHODS: This is a retrospe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Euthanasia distress and fearlessness about death in German veterinarians - Glaesmer H, Bahramsoltani M, Schwerdtfeger K, Spangenberg L.
BACKGROUND: The elevated risk of suicide in veterinarians is still not well understood, but euthanasia distress and increased fearlessness about death (FAD) have been discussed as specific risk factors. Aims: We investigated German veterinarians to test wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exploring the price of motor vehicle collisions - a compensation cost approach - Shannon D, Rizzi L, Murphy F, Mullins M.
Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVCs) accounted for an economic cost of $242 billion in the United States in 2010. A significant portion (42%) was associated with factors considered for compensation estimates - medical costs, lost earnings and reduced household ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exposure to a motor vehicle collision and the risk of future back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Nolet PS, Emary PC, Kristman VL, Murnaghan K, Zeegers MP, Freeman MD.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to summarize the evidence for the association between exposure to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) and future low back pain (LBP). LITERATURE SURVEY: Persistent low back pain (LBP) is a relatively common complaint... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The conundrums of counselling women in violent intimate partner relationships in South Africa: implications for practice - Fleischack A, Macleod C, B öhmke W.
This study reports on narrative research conducted with eight South African non-governmental organisation counsellors. Participants spoke of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The cost of hospitalized ocular injuries in Texas, 2013-2014 - Nelson PC, Mulla ZD.
PURPOSE: Healthcare costs are a continual concern. To improve our cost-efficiency we must identify the direct costs of ocular injuries requiring hospitalization. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the direct costs of hospitalized ocular injuries i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Years of life lost with premature death due to ambient temperatures in a southwest plateau region of China: a cause-specific and individual characteristics stratified mortality study - Wang Y, Ding Z, Deng C, Guo P, You Y, Li L, Wang Y, Zhang Q.
We aimed to explore whether there were cold and heat temperature adverse effects on years of life lost (YLL) for non-accidental mortality in Yuxi, a southwest plateau region of China. From data for 89,467 non-accidental deaths over an 8-year study period, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"I got courage from knowing that even a daughter-in-law can earn her living": mixed methods evaluation of a family-centred intervention to prevent violence against women and girls in Nepal - Shai N, Pradhan GD, Shrestha R, Adhikari A, Chirwa E, Kerr-Wilson A, Jewkes R.
BACKGROUND: We developed, and pilot tested a family focused intervention Sammanit Jeevan "Living with Dignity" to reduce gender-based violence by husbands, change harmful social and gender norms and improve the economic conditions of women through young ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological profile of motorcycle accident victims in university hospital - Bittar CK, Cliquet A, Costa VSDADA, Pacheco ACDEF, Ricci RL.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the epidemiological profile of motorcycle accident victims in a metropolis with more than one million inhabitants attended in a university hospital of reference in 2017. Methods: a retrospective study through the analysis of medica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: protocol for mixed methods prospective study - Magnus D, Bhatta S, Mytton J, Joshi E, Bird EL, Bhatta S, Manandhar SR, Joshi SK.
BACKGROUND: Globally, injuries cause more than 5 million deaths annually, a similar number to those from HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria combined. In people aged between 5 and 44  years of age trauma is the leading cause of death and disability and the burd... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation and management of hand, wrist and elbow injuries in ice hockey - Tedesco LJ, Swindell HW, Anderson FL, Jang E, Wong TT, Kazam JK, Kadiyala RK, Popkin CA.
Ice hockey continues to be a popular, fast-paced, contact sport enjoyed internationally. Due to the physicality of the game, players are at a higher risk of injury. In the 2010 Winter Olympics, men's ice hockey had the highest injury rate compared to any o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Human trafficking in the emergency department: improving our response to a vulnerable population - Tiller J, Reynolds S.
Human trafficking is a human rights violation affecting millions worldwide. Victims may go unrecognized during their emergency department (ED) visit, and may lose the opportunity to address their complex needs. Using a published toolkit based on existing g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of gender-based violence on psychological distress and happiness in Le ón (Nicaragua) - Bonilla-Algovia E, Rivas-Rivero E, Vázquez JJ.
The researchers' aim for the current study is to analyze the impact of gender-based violence on mental health and happiness. The sample is composed of 136 women victims of intimate partner violence, who were living in poverty. The participants contacted th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of perinatal death on the social and family context of the parents - Fern ández-Sola C, Camacho-Ávila M, Hernández-Padilla JM, Fernández-Medina IM, Jiménez-López FR, Hernández-Sánchez E, Conesa-Ferrer MB, Granero-Molina J.
BACKGROUND: Perinatal death (PD) is a painful experience, with physical, psychological and social consequences in families. Each year, there are 2.7 million perinatal deaths in the world and about 2000 in Spain. The aim of this study was to explore, descri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of suicide on health professionals in psychiatric care mental healthcare professionals' perceptions of suicide during ongoing psychiatric care and its impacts on their continued care work - Rytterstr öm P, Ovox SM, Wärdig R, Hultsjö S.
People who attempt suicide as well as those who actually take their own life often have communicated their suicidal thoughts and feelings to healthcare professionals in some form. Suicidality is one of the most challenging caring situations and the impacts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Improving discourse following traumatic brain injury: a tale of two treatments - Henderson A, Roeschlein MA, Wright HH.
Persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) often present with discourse-level deficits that affect functional communication. These deficits are not thought to be primarily linguistic in nature but instead are thought to arise from the interaction of linguis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Incidence of recreational snowboarding-related spinal injuries over an 11-year period at a ski resort in Niigata, Japan - Hosaka N, Arai K, Otsuka H, Kishimoto H.
This study investigated the incidence and characteristics of recent recreational snowboarding-related spinal injuries and di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lifeline: a qualitative analysis of the post intervention experiences of human trafficking survivors and at-risk women in Ghana - Balfour G, Callands T, Okech D, Kombian G.
PURPOSE: With the increasing number of assistance programs that target trafficking survivors around the globe, there is a need for documentation of evidence that can inform such programs. This paper examined and documented the post-intervention experiences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maximizing the potential of trauma registries in low-income and middle-income countries - Rosenkrantz L, Schuurman N, Arenas C, Nicol A, Hameed MS.
Injury is a major global health issue, resulting in millions of deaths every year. For decades, trauma registries have been used in wealthier countries for injury surveillance and clinical governance, but their adoption has lagged in low-income and middle-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Motor vehicle crash characteristics that are predictive of high acuity patients: an analysis of linked ambulance and crash data - Ceklic E, Tohira H, Ball S, Brown E, Brink D, Bailey P, Whiteside A, Finn J.
BACKGROUND: Motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) comprise a significant component of emergency medical service workload. Due to the potential for life-threatening injuries, ambulances are often dispatched at the highest priority to MVCs. However, previous research... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Optimization data on total cost of ownership for conventional and battery electric heavy vehicles driven by humans and by automated driving systems - Ghandriz T, Jacobson B, Laine L, Hellgren J.
In road freight transport, the emerging technologies such as automated driving systems improve the mobility, productivity and fuel efficiency. However, the improved efficiency is not enough to meet environmental goals due to growing demands of transportati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Peer support groups after acquired brain injury: a systematic review - Hughes R, Fleming P, Henshall L.
BACKGROUND: Peer support groups can be a way to obtain support, problem solve, and widen social networks. However, there has been no systematic literature review examining the evidence for the use of peer support groups after an acquired brain injury (ABI)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The feasibility, appropriateness, and applicability of trauma scoring systems in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review - Feldhaus I, Carvalho M, Waiz G, Igu J, Matthay Z, Dicker R, Juillard C.
BACKGROUND: About 5.8 million people die each year as a result of injuries, and nearly 90% of these deaths occur in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). Trauma scoring is a cornerstone of trauma quality improvement (QI) efforts, and is key to organizing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Potentiation of divergent medial amygdala pathways drives experience-dependent aggression escalation - Nordman J, Ma X, Gu Q, Potegal M, Li H, Kravitz AV, Li Z.
Recurring and excessive violence and aggression are serious concerns for the individual and society at large and is a symptom of many psychiatric illnesses such as PTSD. The circuit and synaptic mechanisms underlying experience-induced aggression escalatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Possible long-term effects of childhood maltreatment on cognitive function in adult women with posttraumatic stress disorder - Nakayama M, Hori H, Itoh M, Lin M, Niwa M, Ino K, Imai R, Ogawa S, Sekiguchi A, Matsui M, Kunugi H, Kim Y.
Accumulated evidence shows that individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have compromised cognitive function. PTSD is associated with childhood maltreatment, which also can negatively affect cognitive function. It is therefore possible that co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"They destroyed my life because I do not feel like a man anymore": an interpretative phenomenological analysis of men's lived experiences of rape victimization - Mgolozeli SE, Duma SE.
Over the past three decades, rape victimization has been regarded as a women-only issue, with men regarded as the only offenders. This has resulted in a narrow-focused approach in addressing this scourge where men who could be primary victims are marginali... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A comparative process mining analysis of road trauma patient pathways - Andrews R, Wynn MT, Vallmuur K, Hofstede AHMT, Bosley E.
In this paper we report on key findings and lessons from a process mining case study conducted to analyse transport pathways discovered across the time-critical phase of pre-hospital care for persons involved in road traffic crashes in Queensland (Australi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are Iranian sulfur mustard-exposed survivors more vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2: some similarity in their pathogenesis - Farnoosh G, Ghanei M, Khorramdelazad H, Alishiri G, Jalali Farahani A, Shahriary A, Hosseini Zijoud SR.
Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is an infectious disease caused by a SARS-CoV-2 that emerged as a health problem worldwide. It seems that Covid-19 is more lethal for Iranian veterans with a history of exposure to mustard gas. There are some similarities in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news