A survey of injuries that occurred in veterinary teaching hospitals during 2017 - Whittem T, Woodward AP, Hoppach M.
This study surveyed contemporaneouslycaptured incident reports likel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Interprofessional Abortion Opposition: A National Survey and Qualitative Interviews with Abortion Training Program Directors at U.S. Teaching Hospitals
CONCLUSIONSInterprofessional opposition to abortion is widespread in U.S. teaching hospitals. Interventions are needed that prioritize patients ’ needs while recognizing the challenges hospital colleagues face in their abortion participation decisions. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Incidence and pattern of road traffic injuries in tribal population of Jharkhand: one-year study in a tertiary care teaching hospital - Gupta GK, Rani S, Kumar R, Priyedarshi P, Singh B.
This study aimed to assess the incidence and pattern of RTIs in the tribal population of Jharkhand. METHODS AND MATERIALS: This prospective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Analysis of machete cut fractures in Nigerian civilian trauma setting - Omoke NI, Lasebikan OA, Ahaotu FN, Nnadozie UU, Nwigwe GC.
Machete cut fracture is an important component of morbidity associated with machete injuries although it is under reported. This was a retrospective study to assess machete cut fractures in patients seen in Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki and Nationa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Nigeria: LUTH Worries Over Increasing Severe Cases of Covid-19
[Vanguard] Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, yesterday, raised the alarm over the upsurge of severe cases of Covid-19 new infections in the hospital, even as it expressed worry that most of the patients were on oxygen, while many others come in when they are in critical condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Characteristics and factors associated with injuries sustained by motorcycle occupants admitted to Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2014 - Rathnaweera RHAI, Gunarathna EGUN.
The objective of this study was to investigate the characteristics of motorcycle accidents and to describe and compare i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CMS Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; New Categories for Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Process; Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Methodology; Physician-owned Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots, Radiation Oncology Model; and Reporting Requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to Report COVID-19 Therapeutic Inventory and Usage and to Report Acute Respiratory Illness During the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Notice of final rule with comment period and interim final rule with comment period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The final rule revises the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Medicare Ambulatory Surgical Center (ACS) payment system for calendar year 2021, updates and refines the requirements for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program and the ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program, and establishes and updates the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating beginning with the 2021 calendar year, among other things. The interim final rule modifies the Radi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 29, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Clinicians warn of ‘serious’ safety risk at crowded teaching hospital
Staff at a teaching hospital which has struggled with emergency care pressure this winter have warned that patient safety is being compromised as crowding is becoming “normalised”. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Clinicians warn of ‘serious’ safety risk at crowded teaching hospital
Staff at a teaching hospital which has struggled with emergency care pressure this winter have warned that patient safety is being compromised as crowding is becoming “normalised”. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Janitorial Supervisor At Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Becomes First State Employee To Receive COVID Vaccine
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Pfizer Source Type: news

Gambia: NBCF Donates Medical Items Worth D160,000
[The Point] The Nurses Bantaba, a charity foundation recently donated medical items and materials worth over D160,000 to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Patterns and outcomes of admissions to the medical acute care unit of a tertiary teaching hospital in South Africa - Khan U, Menezes CN, Govind N.
BACKGROUND: A Medical Acute Care Unit (MACU) was established at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH) to provide comprehensive medical specialist care to the patients presenting with acute medical emergencies. Improved healthcare delivery system... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of maxillofacial traumatisms in French Alps Metropole (Grenoble) specificity for the mountain sports and evolution in the last 40 years - Gelin SP, Giot JP.
INTRODUCTION: Over the years, several studies have been carried in the Teaching Hospital of Grenoble, analysing the epidemiology of facial injuries. The aim of this study was to gather and compare the previous works, focusing on the injuries caused by moun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Lessons learned in staff engagement during COVID-19, NHS Employers
In this case study, we explore how Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has modified its local tools to gain feedback from staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; New Categories for Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Process; Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Methodology; Physician-owned Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots, Radiation Oncology Model; and Reporting Requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to Report COVID-19 Therapeutic Inventory and Usage and to Report Acute Respiratory Illness During the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Pre-publication notice of final rule with comment period and interim final rule with comment period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The final rule revises the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Medicare Ambulatory Surgical Center (ACS) payment system for calendar year 2021, updates and refines the requirements for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program and the ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program, and establishes and updates the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating beginning with the 2021 calendar year, among other things. The interim final rule m...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 4, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Doctors use existing treatment earlier to save the lives of COVID-19 patients
The lives of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are being saved by doctors who are using an existing medical treatment at an earlier stage. Dr Luigi Sedda of Lancaster University analysed the results from the team at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (WWL). Their research has now been published in the prestigious medical journal BMJ Respiratory Open. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Top teaching trust blames surge in long A&E waits on covid measures
A top teaching hospital has blamed covid measures for a dramatic rise in the number of trolley waits in its accident and emergency department. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UTHSC collaborates with Regeneron to advance precision medicine in the mid-south
(University of Tennessee Health Science Center) The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has entered into an agreement with the Regeneron Genetics Center, a subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the company to sequence DNA that has been voluntarily collected and stored as part of a biorepository initiative UTHSC is building in collaboration with its partner teaching hospitals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Qualitative analysis of the perception of street dog bite victims and implication for the prevention of dog bites at a teaching hospital anti-rabies Clinic - Saleem SM, Jan SS, Khan SMS.
BACKGROUND: Aggression among the dogs has been stated as the most common cause of their biting nature by many dog experts. Most of the dog experts' opinion that many of the dog's bites are preventable. Objectives of the Study: Explore the victim's perc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physician burnout, sleep disorders
(JAMA Network) Researchers investigated the association between sleep disorders and symptoms of burnout among faculty and staff in a large teaching hospital system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Now Edinburgh hospital cancels non-urgent procedures to make room for Covid patients
Leeds Teaching Hospitals - one of the biggest trusts in England  - and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh are the latest NHS facilities to scrap planned operations to free up beds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: #EndSARS - UCH Beefs Up Security Over Threat of Attack
[Premium Times] The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has beefed up security, following a threat of attack on the teaching hospital by hoodlums. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Uniport Teaching Hospital Ensures Safe Deliveries and Immunisation Despite Covid-19
[Nigeria Health Watch] After six months of anxiety, panic and unrest as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical doctors at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) have treated and discharged the last patient in the hospital's isolation centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NHS trust tells patients they will have to wait up to TWO YEARS for non-urgent treatment 
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS, which runs Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary, has told thousands of patients they may have to wait up to two years for non-urgent treatment due to Covid-19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A retrospective, matched case-control study on the risk factors of falls and varying severities of fall-related injuries in inpatients - Chang WP, Jen HJ.
This study was to investigate the factors that influence falls and the severity of fall-related injuries in inpatients. METHODS: We adopted a retrospective, matched case-control design and conducted this study at a teaching hospital in Taiwa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Impact of initial COVID-19 restrictions on psychiatry presentations to the emergency department of a large academic teaching hospital - McAndrew J, O'Leary J, Cotter D, Cannon M, Machale S, Murphy K, Barry H.
OBJECTIVES: To determine if the initial COVID-19 societal restrictions, introduced in Ireland in March 2020, impacted on the number and nature of psychiatry presentations to the emergency department (ED) of a large academic teaching hospital. METHODS: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brigham and Women's Latest to Battle In-House COVID Outbreak Brigham and Women's Latest to Battle In-House COVID Outbreak
The Harvard teaching hospital is the latest to find viral spread among employees and patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Final Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2021 Rates; Quality Reporting and Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
Notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revise the FY 2021 Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for capital and operating costs of acute care hospitals, make changes to Medicare graduate medical education (GME) for teaching hospitals and payments to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Also provides the market basket updated that applies to the rate-of-increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are paid on a reasonable cost basis, updates payment policies and rates for the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient hospital servi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Profile of unnatural deaths in a teaching hospital of West Bengal, India - Mitra S, Panja S.
BACKGROUND: Enquiry into unnatural deaths with all its manners being, suicidal, accidental or homicidal depends on circumstantial evidences for acceptable judgment in court of law. OBJECTIVEs were to study socio-demographic characteristics of the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: We Have a Responsibility to Invest in Our Healthcare System
[Africa Renewal] Dr. Mamadu Baldeh is a 31-year-old medical officer attached to the Infectious Disease and Isolation Unit at the Connaught Hospital, University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital complex, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Incidence and etiology of mortality in polytrauma patients: an analysis of material from Multitrauma Centre of the University Teaching Hospital no 1 in Szczecin, over a period of 3 years (2017-2019) - Ciechanowicz D, Samoj ło N, Kozłowski J, Pakulski C, Żyluk A.
The objective of the present study was an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Drug-induced acute pancreatitis: prevalence, causative agents, and outcomes - Chadalavada P, Simons-Linares CR, Chahal P.
BACKGROUND: We sought to study the causative drugs, prevalence and outcomes of drug-induced acute pancreatitis (DIAP). METHODS: Retrospective study of DIAP patients at a tertiary teaching hospital. The diagnosis and severity of pancreatitis were determ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Final Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2021 Rates; Quality Reporting and Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revise the FY 2021 Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for capital and operating costs of acute care hospitals, make changes to Medicare graduate medical education (GME) for teaching hospitals and payments to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Also provides the market basket updated that applies to the rate-of-increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are paid on a reasonable cost basis, updates payment policies and rates for the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatien...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Characteristic changes of traumatic dental injuries in a teaching hospital of Wuhan under transmission control measures during the COVID-19 epidemic - Yang YT, Zhang W, Xie L, Li ZB, Li Z.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In December 2019, a novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan City, and a retrospective analysis is necessary to provide clinicians with the characteristics of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) during the epidemic. The aim of this study was to eva... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Getting shielded staff back before winter key priority, says hospital CEO
A teaching hospital which had over a thousand staff shielding or working from home at the peak of the covid outbreak has made getting these employees safely back on site a top priority before winter, its chief executive has told HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Death certificate errors in three teaching hospitals of Zahedan, southeast of Iran - Alipour J, Karimi A, Hayavi Haghighi MH, Hosseini Teshnizi S, Mehdipour Y.
Accurate completion of death certificates is of critical importance for public health policy and statistical purposes. In assessing 936 available death certificates, most contained one or more errors. Minor errors (e.g. absence of time intervals) were more... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Chair of failing trust replaced as NHSI brokers support from major FT
A failing trust is to be given “targeted support” from a major teaching hospital in a bid to improve its services. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Lab Technician Brands Jammeh's HIV/Aids Treatment False
[The Point] Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) lab technician, Landing Momodou Faal, yesterday testified against former President Yahya Jammeh's HIV/AIDS Alternative Treatment in 2007, admitting there is no cure for the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: Expert Says Jammeh's HIV & Aids Cure Claim Was False
[Foroyaa] A Lab technician under the Disease Control Department at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul told the Truth Commission (TRRC) that former President Yahya Jammeh's HIV/AIDS Alternative Treatment Program (ATP) was false and meant to swindle people. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Teaching hospital ‘totally wrong’ on equality job search
A major teaching trust’s recruitment of a new equality, diversity and inclusion director role has been criticised after candidates were given just 10 days to apply for a temporary role. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence among postpartum women at a teaching hospital in Nigeria's Federal Capital City: pattern and materno-fetal outcomes - Akaba GO, Abdullahi HI.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence is an important public health and human rights issue. Previous studies have considered intimate partner violence in pregnancy mainly among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics thereby missing out a few who may en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors Down Tools At Isolation Centre
[Premium Times] Resident doctors working at the COVID-19 isolation centre at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, have embarked on an indefinite industrial action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A study on incidence and patterns of acute poisoning cases in an emergency department of western region of Nepal - Acharya K, Kandel IS, Gupta S, Poudel SD.
The objective of our study is to evaluate the incidence and pattern of acute poisoning cases admitted to the Gandaki Medical Teaching Hospital. Methods: This is cross-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

When hospitals Harm: Multi-modal entry of SARS-CoV-2 into inpatient healthcare
The primary infection prevention goal for acute care hospitals is to ensure the safety of the patients, families, care team members, and support staff within its walls. Detection of nosocomial transmission of illness signals a failure somewhere along the way with measures in use to prevent such occurrences. There is a paucity of descriptions of nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the acute care setting, and thus, we recognize the importance of the paper, Nosocomial transmission of COVID-19: a retrospective study of 66 hospital-acquired cases in a London teaching hospital, by Rickman et al, published in this issue of C...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pattern, clinical and demographic profile of inpatient psychiatry referrals in a tertiary care teaching hospital: a descriptive study - Mudgal V, Rastogi P, Niranjan V, Razdan R.
BACKGROUND: Consultation liaison psychiatry (CLP) as a subspecialty is defined as the area of clinical psychiatry that encompasses clinical understanding, teaching and research activities of psychiatrists and allied health professionals in the non-psychiat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Injury patterns of pedestrians collided with motor bicycles admitted to teaching hospital Karapitiya - Mahanama CT, Warushahennadi J, De Silva DT.
This study was conducted to identify the socio-demographic characteristics, injury patterns, risk factors of pedestrians collided with motor bicycles. Methodology: The pedestr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Teaching trust’s top nurse leaves after 15 years
A major teaching hospital trust’s chief nurse has stepped down after 15 years. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 1, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pancreatico duodenal trauma in children: two-year experience at a regional referral center and tertiary care teaching hospital - Chakravorty S, Basu KS, Biswas SK, Bisth J, Ghosh D, Saha K.
BACKGROUND: Pancreatico-Duodenal injuries, though rare, pose a mighty challenge to the surgeon in both diagnosis and treatment. More so in children, where the patho-physiologic threshold is low. Added to this is the absence of any strong guidelines to guid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Analysis of injury patterns of motorcycle riders admitted to teaching hospital, Karapitiya, Sri Lanka - Samadhi DAH, Ruwanpura PR.
INTRODUCTION: The number of fatality and the disability due to motorcycle collisions is being increasing globally and most of them are preventable tragedies. Motorcycle riders are a major vulnerable group of road users and the severity of crashes could be ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Comparison of the predictive validity of three fall risk assessment tools and analysis of fall risk factors at a tertiary teaching hospital - Cho EH, Woo YJ, Han A, Chung YC, Kim YH, Park HA.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The main purpose of this study was to identify the best fall risk assessment tool, among the Morse Fall Scale, the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool, and the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model, for a tertiary teaching hospital. The stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news