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  1. The potential for impaired driving due to medication use can occur at any age, though older adults are more likely to take multiple prescribed medications and experience side effects that may affect driving ab...

    Authors: Linda L. Hill, Howard Andrews, Guohua Li, Carolyn G. DiGuiseppi, Marian E. Betz, David Strogatz, Patricia Pepa, David W. Eby, David Merle, Tara Kelley-Baker, Vanya Jones and Samantha Pitts

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:38

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  2. The correlation of unintentional injury mortality to rising temperatures found in several studies could result from changes in behavior that increases exposure to hazards or risk when exposed. Temperature, pre...

    Authors: Leon S. Robertson, Lian Zhou and Kai Chen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:42

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  3. Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws are a promising gun violence prevention strategy. ERPO laws allow specific categories of people (law enforcement in all states, family in most) to petition a court to ...

    Authors: Shannon Frattaroli, Elise Omaki, Amy Molocznik, Adelyn Allchin, Renee Hopkins, Sandra Shanahan and Anne Levinson

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:44

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  4. United States (U.S.) national data indicate that 2035 individuals with burn injuries from e-cigarette explosions presented to U.S. hospital emergency departments (EDs) in 2015–2017. This national estimate is v...

    Authors: Baoguang Wang, Sherry T. Liu, Brian Rostron and Camille Hayslett

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:36

    Content type: Short Report

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  5. Trauma systems are designed to provide specialized treatment for the most severely injured. As populations change, it is imperative for trauma centers to remain dynamic to provide the best care to all members ...

    Authors: Kathryn B. Schaffer, Jiayan Wang, Fady S. Nasrallah, Dunya Bayat, Tala Dandan, Anthony Ferkich and Walter L. Biffl

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:39

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  6. Research in youth sports is often complex. As interest in youth sports injury prevention grows, scientists should consider community priorities beyond a specific research study.

    Authors: Zachary Y. Kerr, Paula Gildner, Aliza K. Nedimyer, Avinash Chandran, Melissa C. Kay, K. Hunter Byrd and Johna K. Register-Mihalik

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:35

    Content type: Commentary

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  7. Farming is a high risk occupation that predisposes workers to injury, but may also lead to barriers in reaching trauma care. Little is known about emergency and trauma care for patients with farm-related injur...

    Authors: Amanda Swanton, Corinne Peek-Asa and James Torner

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:33

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  8. Injury-causing events are not randomly distributed across a landscape, but how they are associated with the features and characteristics of the places where they occur in Arizona (AZ) remains understudied. Clu...

    Authors: Alan Cook, Robin Harris, Heidi E. Brown and Edward Bedrick

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:34

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  9. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends infants should be Alone, on their Back, and in a clear Crib to combat relatively stagnant rates of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). These are referred to ...

    Authors: Traci Leong, Kerryn Roome, Terri Miller, Olivia Gorbatkin, Lori Singleton, Maneesha Agarwal and Sarah Gard Lazarus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):32

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  10. Teen driving educational events are an effective strategy to increase adolescent drivers’ awareness of safe driving practices. The objectives of this study were to evaluate changing rates of self-reported driv...

    Authors: Kathy Monroe, Michele Nichols, Marie Crew, Leslie Brown and William King

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):30

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  11. Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) have become increasingly popular in recent years; however, crash epidemiology is not well described. ROVs travel at least 30 mph, and unlike all-terrain vehicles, have ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Meaghan T. Reaney and Gerene M. Denning

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):28

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  12. A Mobile Safety Center (MSC) is designed to remove financial accessibility barriers to home safety by providing education and safety devices within local communities. The objective of this study was to evaluat...

    Authors: Leah Furman, Stephen Strotmeyer, Christine Vitale and Barbara A. Gaines

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):27

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  13. The leading cause of death in children less than 19 years old is motor vehicle crashes (MVC). Non-use or improper use of motor vehicle car seats significantly adds to the morbidity and mortality. Emergency dep...

    Authors: Cassi Smola, Annalise Sorrentino, Nipam Shah, Michele Nichols and Kathy Monroe

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):26

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  14. Tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) and inappropriate sleep position/environments contribute to preventable infant deaths. The objective of our quality improvement (QI) program was to increase primary care provider (...

    Authors: Michael A. Gittelman, Kristen Fluitt, Samantha Anzeljc, Arun RajanBabu, Adam C. Carle, Melissa Wervey Arnold and E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):25

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  15. Approximately 75% of all bicycle-related mortality is secondary to head injuries, 85% of which could have been prevented by wearing a bicycle helmet. Younger children appear to be at greater risk than adults, ...

    Authors: Stephen J. Strotmeyer, Christopher Behr, Anthony Fabio and Barbara A. Gaines

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):24

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  16. Helmets prevent head trauma in both all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and bicycle crashes. This pilot study’s objective was to compare family helmet use and participant attitudes regarding helmets for ATVs versus bicy...

    Authors: Cole Wymore, Gerene Denning, Pamela Hoogerwerf, Kristel Wetjen and Charles Jennissen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  17. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of death in the post-neonatal period in the United States. In 2015, Connecticut (CT) passed legislation to reduce the number of SUIDs from hazardous s...

    Authors: Kirsten Bechtel, Marcie Gawel, Gregory A. Vincent and Pina Violano

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):22

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  18. Safe medication storage is a proven barrier to ingestions in the pediatric population, but caregivers are often unaware of the importance of safe storage practices or do not have a safe place to store medicati...

    Authors: Alicia C. Webb, Michele H. Nichols, Nipam Shah and Kathy W. Monroe

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  19. Educational achievement, particularly among youth, may mitigate risk of exposure to violence and negative related health outcomes such as crime and gang activity. Few studies to date have examined relationship...

    Authors: Michael J. C. Bray, Mary E. Boulos, Galen Shi, Kevin MacKrell and Paul S. Nestadt

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:20

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  20. Hurricanes are among the most devastating natural disasters, playing a significant role in public health. Currently, the epidemiology of fall-related injuries after the occurrence of a tropical storm is not we...

    Authors: Laura Ramírez-Martínez, Mariella Chamah-Nicolás, Mariely Nieves-Plaza, Javier Ruiz-Rodríguez, Pedro Ruiz-Medina, Ediel O. Ramos-Melendez and Pablo Rodríguez-Ortiz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:19

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  21. Boys’ lacrosse (LAX), a full contact sport allowing body and stick checking, mandates hard shell helmets with full face masks. Girls’ LAX, which prohibits body checking and whose sphere rule is supposed to pre...

    Authors: R. Dawn Comstock, Alan T. Arakkal, Lauren A. Pierpoint and Sarah K. Fields

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:18

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  22. This paper estimates the impact on childhood drowning rates of community-based introduction of crèches or playpens or both in rural Bangladesh for children aged 0–47 months.

    Authors: Olakunle Alonge, David Bishai, Shirin Wadhwaniya, Priyanka Agrawal, Aminur Rahman, Emdad Md. Dewan Hoque, Kamran Ul Baset, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Al-Amin Bhuiyan, Md Irteja Islam, Abu Talab, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Fazlur Rahman, Shams El-Arifeen and Adnan A. Hyder

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:17

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  23. Athletics is a sport with a high incidence of injury, where most injuries are caused by overuse. Research on injury incidence and the occurrence of overuse injuries during a season in athletics is scarce. An a...

    Authors: Andreas Lundberg Zachrisson, Andreas Ivarsson, Pia Desai, Jon Karlsson and Stefan Grau

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:16

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  24. Trauma registries (TRs) are essential to informing the quality of trauma care within health systems. Lack of standardised trauma documentation is a major cause of inconsistent and poor availability of trauma d...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Nathanael Sirili, Ellen Weber, Timothy J. Coats, Teri A. Reynolds and Lee A. Wallis

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:15

    Content type: Research Methods

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  25. Physical activity is an important component of healthy lifestyles, with a central role in morbidity prevention. However, sporting and physical activity also involve an inherent injury risk. Some sports and act...

    Authors: Madeleine A. M. Davies, Tom Lawrence, Antoinette Edwards, Fiona Lecky, Carly D. McKay, Keith A. Stokes and Sean Williams

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:14

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  26. In 2011 the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued regulations pursuant to 2010 Massachusetts youth sports concussion legislation that provided policies and procedures for persons engaged in the prev...

    Authors: Jonathan Howland, Julia Campbell, Linda Brown, Alcy Torres, Jonathan Olshaker, Richard Pearson and Courtney Hess

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:13

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  27. Traumatic brain injury legislation varies across states. A comprehensive nationwide evaluation of state traumatic brain injury laws is vital given growing populations of high school athletes. This study evalua...

    Authors: Alan T. Arakkal, Anna E. Barón, Molly M. Lamb, Sarah K. Fields and R. Dawn Comstock

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:12

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  28. The injury mortality rates around the globe show considerable country-to-country differences and the rates have decreased at very different speeds. In Finland, the proportion of total mortality attributed to i...

    Authors: Jari Parkkari, Ville M. Mattila, Seppo Niemi and Pekka Kannus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:11

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  29. The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate whether runners with certain biomechanical or clinical/anthropometrical characteristics sustain more running-related injuries than runners with other bi...

    Authors: Jonatan Jungmalm, Rasmus Østergaard Nielsen, Pia Desai, Jon Karlsson, Tobias Hein and Stefan Grau

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:10

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  30. We aimed to evaluate the variation in gun violence-related research in the US over time to determine if there are meaningful changes in frequency of research at certain time points. Related publications were s...

    Authors: Lung-Chang Chien, Maxim Gakh, Courtney Coughenour and Ro-Ting Lin

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:9

    Content type: Original Contribution

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:43

  31. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality worldwide, but fall injury circumstances differ by age. We studied the circumstances of accidental fall injuries by age in Shenkursk Distri...

    Authors: Tatiana Nikolaevna Unguryanu, Andrej Mechislavovich Grjibovski, Tordis Agnete Trovik, Børge Ytterstad and Alexander Valerievich Kudryavtsev

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:8

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  32. The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) in 2010 called for more head injury research on gender disparities to bridge the gender gap for the short-and long-term effects of TBI, including sexual ...

    Authors: Martina Anto-Ocrah, Kimberly Tiffany, Linda Hasman and Edwin van Wijngaarden

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:7

    Content type: Review

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  33. Injuries to tendons and ligaments make up a large portion of musculoskeletal injuries, and contribute to significant morbidity and healthcare costs. However, there is currently a poor understanding of the burd...

    Authors: Sita T. Clark, Mark Zhu, Greg D. Gamble, Dorit Naot, Sarah-Jane Paine, Nicola Dalbeth, Jillian Cornish and David S. Musson

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:5

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  34. Firearms account for the majority of US suicides, largely due to lethality and accessibility. Under Federal and Maryland law, long guns are less regulated than handguns which is a concern for increased suicide...

    Authors: Paul S. Nestadt, Kevin MacKrell, Alexander D. McCourt, David R. Fowler and Cassandra K. Crifasi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:4

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  35. Law enforcement traffic stops are one of the most common entryways to the US justice system. Conventional frameworks suggest traffic stops promote public safety by reducing dangerous driving practices and non-...

    Authors: Mike Dolan Fliss, Frank Baumgartner, Paul Delamater, Steve Marshall, Charles Poole and Whitney Robinson

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:3

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  36. There is an increasing concern over adolescent concussions in sports due to risks of long-term negative effects. This study analyzed data over three school years on reported concussion incidence rates by seaso...

    Authors: Lauren Gonzalez, Laura E. Jones, Maryanne Fakeh, Nimit Shah, Joseph A. Panchella and Derek G. Shendell

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:1

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  37. The purpose of this study was to examine the injury risk patterns among Amish children, many of whom may be exposed to uncommon injuries and limited access to care due to their agrarian lifestyle and remote co...

    Authors: Stephen Strotmeyer, Abigail Koff, Joshua N. Honeyman and Barbara A. Gaines

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:49

    Content type: Short Report

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  38. The mass shooting phenomenon has gained much attention lately as this form of gun violence appears to increase in frequency. Although many organizations collect information on mass shootings (fatal and nonfata...

    Authors: Marisa Booty, Jayne O’Dwyer, Daniel Webster, Alex McCourt and Cassandra Crifasi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:47

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  39. Comprehensive background check (CBC) laws extend background check requirements to private party firearm transfers to prevent firearm acquisitions by prohibited persons. The aim of our study was to estimate the...

    Authors: Alvaro Castillo-Carniglia, Daniel W. Webster and Garen J. Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:45

    Content type: Short Report

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  40. In the United States, the mortality burden of injury is higher among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) than any other racial/ethnic group, and injury contributes to considerable medical costs, years ...

    Authors: Amanda A. Honeycutt, Olga Khavjou, Simon J. Neuwahl, Grant A. King, Meredith Anderson, Andrea Lorden and Michael Reed

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:44

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  41. Increased use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in the United States (U.S.) has been related to acute adverse events from liquid nicotine exposure. Previous studies have reported on these events t...

    Authors: Joanne T. Chang and Brian L. Rostron

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:43

    Content type: Short Report

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  42. Unintentional gun death occurs four times more often in the United States than other high-income countries. Research on these deaths typically has a narrow scope. We believe this is the first study describing ...

    Authors: Sara J. Solnick and David Hemenway

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:42

    Content type: Original Contribution

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