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  1. Firearm violence is a major cause of death and injury in the United States. Tracking the movement of firearms from legal purchase to use in crimes can help inform prevention of firearm injuries and deaths. The...

    Authors: Sonia L. Robinson, Christopher D. McCort, Colette Smirniotis, Garen J. Wintemute and Hannah S. Laqueur
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:8
  2. Suicide, especially by firearm, remains a leading cause of death in military populations in the USA. Reducing access to firearms, especially during high risk times, may help prevent suicide and other forms of ...

    Authors: S. Rachel Kennedy, Jessica Buck-Atkinson, Jayna Moceri-Brooks, Megan L. Johnson, Michael D. Anestis, Makala Carrington, Justin C. Baker, Mary E. Fisher, Donald E. Nease Jr., AnnaBelle O. Bryan, Craig J. Bryan and Marian E. Betz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:7
  3. Media outlets that report on firearm injuries and deaths may provide an important role in emphasizing safe storage practices, particularly when unintentional firearm injuries and deaths occur among young child...

    Authors: Bart Hammig, Abigail Bordelon and Corinne Chandler
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:6
  4. Alcohol-induced injury is one of the leading causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. We investigated the relationship between impulsive personality and physical injury (e.g. falls, sports), and whether ...

    Authors: Fakir Md. Yunus, Catherine Standage, Chantal Walsh, Peri Lockhart, Kara Thompson, Matthew Keough, Marvin Krank, Allyson Hadwin, Patricia J. Conrod and Sherry H. Stewart
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:5
  5. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. TBI is often associated with other physical or psychological issues resulting in high hospitalization costs. TBI incidence and...

    Authors: Shikha Saxena, Sarah Zutrauen and Steven R. McFaull
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:4
  6. Researchers often use publicly available data sources to describe injuries occurring in professional athletes, developing and testing hypotheses regarding athletic-related injury. It is reasonable to question ...

    Authors: Abigail C. Bretzin, Bernadette A. D’Alonzo, Elsa R. van der Mei, Jason Gravel and Douglas J. Wiebe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:3
  7. Economic hardship is a potential trigger for intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration. While higher IPV rates have been reported in low-income regions, few African studies have focused on IPV being trigger...

    Authors: Campion Zharima, Rishav Singh, Kalysha Closson, Mags Beksinska, Bongiwe Zulu, Julie Jesson, Tatiana Pakhomova, Erica Dong, Janan Dietrich, Angela Kaida and C. Andrew Basham
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:2
  8. In the USA, firearms are commonly involved in many incidents of serious interpersonal harm. Federal law prohibits the purchase and possession of firearms by certain high-risk groups including those with prior ...

    Authors: Julie M. Kafka, Frederick P. Rivara, Rachel Ross and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:1
  9. Fall deaths in the USA almost tripled in the twenty-first century. While various interventions have been effective in reducing fall deaths, they have failed to make a substantial impact at a population level.

    Authors: David Hemenway, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Jonathan Howland
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:69
  10. Understanding demographic profiles is essential to the assessment of health burden imposed by motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) on pregnant women. However, Asian studies that have examined it are lacking. The study...

    Authors: Ya-Hui Chang, Yu-Wen Chien, Chiung-Hsin Chang, Ping-Ling Chen, Tsung-Hsueh Lu, Chang-Ta Chiu and Chung-Yi Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:68
  11. Despite growing evidence about how state-level firearm regulations affect overall rates of injury and death, little is known about whether potential harms or benefits of firearm laws are evenly distributed acr...

    Authors: Rosanna Smart, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Pierrce Holmes, Terry L. Schell and Andrew R. Morral
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:67
  12. Injuries, the leading cause of death in children 1–17 years old, are often preventable. Injury patterns are impacted by changes in the child’s environment, shifts in supervision, and caregiver stressors. The o...

    Authors: Holly R. Hanson, Margaret Formica, Danielle Laraque-Arena, Mark R. Zonfrillo, Puja Desai, Joseph O. O’Neil, Purnima Unni, Estell Lenita Johnson, Patricia Cobb, Maneesha Agarwal, Kristen Beckworth, Stephanie Schroter, Stephen Strotmeyer, Katie A. Donnelly, Leah K. Middelberg, Amber M. Morse…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:66
  13. Drowning is the leading cause of death for toddlers. When caregivers are knowledgeable about water safety, they can provide the best protection against drowning. The aim of this study is to survey caregivers o...

    Authors: Molly B. Johnson and Karla A. Lawson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):65

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  14. Drowning is a major public health issue internationally. In August 2022, a report was released by members of the Central Texas Drowning Prevention Action Team that provided data on drowning fatalities in Texas...

    Authors: Stewart R. Williams, Emily A. Dow and Molly B. Johnson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):64

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  15. Limited information is known about the impact of childhood maltreatment on lifetime risk of violent death. This study aimed to compare manner of death, demographics, age at time of death, and the presence of a...

    Authors: Nicole M. Barrett, Nichole L. Michaels, Sandhya Kistamgari, Gary A. Smith and Farah W. Brink
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:63
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted social, political, and economic life across the world, shining a light on the vulnerability of many communities. The objective of this study was to assess injury patterns before...

    Authors: Christina Georgeades, Amelia T. Collings, Manzur Farazi, Carisa Bergner, Mary E. Fallat, Peter C. Minneci, K. Elizabeth Speck, Kyle J. Van Arendonk, Katherine J. Deans, Richard A. Falcone Jr., David S. Foley, Jason D. Fraser, Samir K. Gadepalli, Martin S. Keller, Meera Kotagal, Matthew P. Landman…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):62

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  17. Intentional use of high doses of loperamide has been linked to serious cardiac toxicity. The objective of this study is to investigate the characteristics and trends of loperamide cases reported to United Stat...

    Authors: Aaditya Patel, Natalie I. Rine, Henry A. Spiller, Hannah Hays, Jaahnavi Badeti, Motao Zhu, Kele Ding and Gary A. Smith
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:61
  18. The aim of the study was to have youth participate in the design and implementation of a research project set within a child rights framework to better understand high schoolers’ perceptions of safety in their...

    Authors: Pallavi Malla, Nakesha Fray, Margaret K. Formica, Danielle Goldberg, Robert Marchesani, Patricia Hennessy, Moshay Ervine, Jacqueline G. Wallace, Elaine Larson, Pamela Wridt and Danielle Laraque-Arena
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):60

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  19. The COVID-19 a pandemic changed the world. Public health directives to socially distance with stay-at-home orders altered injury risk factor exposure, resulting injury patterns and conducting injury prevention...

    Authors: Tanya Charyk Stewart, Purnima Unni, Holly Renee Hanson, Jason Gilliland, Andrew Clark and Douglas D. Fraser
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):59

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  20. Injuries remain one of the leading causes of death globally. These disproportionately affect young adults and are particularly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Maxillofacial injuries (MI) pose significan...

    Authors: Adekunle I. Adeleke, Mbuzeleni Hlongwa, Sizwe Makhunga and Themba G. Ginindza
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:58
  21. Prohibiting the purchase and possession of firearms by those at risk of violence is an established approach to preventing firearm violence. Prior studies of legal purchasers have focused on convictions for spe...

    Authors: Aaron B. Shev, Mona A. Wright, Rose M. C. Kagawa and Garen J. Wintemute
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:57
  22. Our objectives were to compare safe sleep knowledge, attitudes and planned vs. actual infant sleep practices among expectant mothers before and after their infant’s birth and to determine whether differences (...

    Authors: Paula Valiño Ramos, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Penny K. Smith, Carolyn Finley, Uche E. Okoro and Charles A. Jennissen
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):55

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  23. Pre-injury opioid use is common, but the effects of opioid-related polysubstance use on mortality and health resources utilization (HRU) have not been investigated yet. The objective of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Safalta Khadka, James M. Bardes and Mohammad A. Al-Mamun
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:54
  24. Expert consensus recommends prescription opioid safety counseling be provided when prescribing an opioid. This may be especially important for youth with preexistent alcohol and other drug (AOD) use who are at...

    Authors: Michael J. Mello, Lois K. Lee, Emily Christison-Lagay, Anthony Spirito, Sara Becker, Julie Bromberg, Stephanie Ruest, Mark R. Zonfrillo, Kelli Scott, Charles Pruitt, Karla Lawson, Isam Nasr, Jeremy Aidlen and Janette Baird
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):53

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  25. Between 2015 and 2021, 3,498 Americans died from unintentional gun injuries, including 713 children 17 years and younger. Roughly 30 million American children live in homes with firearms, many of which are loa...

    Authors: Ashley D. Cannon, Kate Reese, Paige Tetens and Kathryn R. Fingar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):52

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  26. Riding lawn mower injuries are the most common cause of major limb loss in young U.S. children. Our study objective was to investigate the circumstances surrounding pediatric riding lawn mower injuries and to ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Treyton D. Krupp, J. Priyanka Vakkalanka and Pamela J. Hoogerwerf
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):51

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  27. A growing body of research has found a link between firearm availability and police shootings of citizens across place. The problem, however, is that the previous studies on the topic tend to suffer from sever...

    Authors: John A. Shjarback, Daniel C. Semenza and Richard Stansfield
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:50
  28. Single-level falls (SLFs) in the older US population is a leading cause of hospital admission and rates are increasing. Unscheduled hospital readmission is regarded as a quality-of-care indication and a preven...

    Authors: Alan Cook, Rebecca Swindall, Katherine Spencer, Carly Wadle, S. Andrew Cage, Musharaf Mohiuddin, Yagnesh Desai and Scott Norwood
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:49
  29. Hydrocarbon-based products have many household and commercial uses and exposure to these substances is common. Severe clinical effects can occur if these products are ingested. This study investigated the char...

    Authors: Samiza B. Palmer, Henry A. Spiller, Sandhya Kistamgari, Marcel J. Casavant, Natalie I. Rine, Jingzhen Yang, Motao Zhu and Gary A. Smith
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:48
  30. Decades of research and practice experience have led to an extensive body of evidence about effective home safety modifications. However, the benefits of safety modifications have not reached all segments of s...

    Authors: Elise Omaki, Brendan Brown, Isabel Shargo, Hector Moreno, Michael McKnight, Eileen McDonald, Wes Stewart, Evelyn Shiang, Ruth Ann Norton and Wendy C. Shields
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:47
  31. Criminal legal system data are one source for measuring some types of firearm-related harms, including those that do not necessarily result in injury or death, but measurement can be hampered by imprecise crim...

    Authors: Julia P. Schleimer, Ayah Mustafa, Rachel Ross, Andrew Bowen, Amy Gallagher, Deirdre Bowen and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:46
  32. Current conditions in the USA suggest an increasing risk for political violence. Little is known about the prevalence of beliefs that might lead to political violence, about support for and personal willingnes...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute, Sonia L. Robinson, Andrew Crawford, Daniel Tancredi, Julia P. Schleimer, Elizabeth A. Tomsich, Paul M. Reeping, Aaron B. Shev and Veronica A. Pear
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:45
  33. Injury is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the USA. Ongoing surveillance is needed to understand changing injury patterns to effectively target prevention efforts. Launched jointly in ...

    Authors: Livia Navon, Li Hui Chen, Mary Cowhig and Amy Funk Wolkin
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:44
  34. Multiple studies have explored demographic characteristics and social determinants of health in relation to the risk of pediatric assault-related injuries and reinjury. However, few have explored protective fa...

    Authors: Christina Georgeades, Manzur Farazi, Carisa Bergner, Alexis Bowder, Laura Cassidy, Michael N. Levas, Mark Nimmer and Katherine T. Flynn-O’Brien
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):43

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  35. Globally, drowning is a leading cause of unintentional injury and death among children. Teaching aquatic competencies (swimming skills and water safety knowledge) to children has been proposed as a prevention ...

    Authors: Charlotte Duke, Hannah Calverley, Lauren Petrass, Jacqui Peters, Kate Moncrieff, Loretta Konjarski and Bernadette Matthews
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:42
  36. Firearms are a leading cause of death in children. The demand for firearms increased following COVID-19 “stay-at home orders” in March 2020, resulting in record-breaking firearm sales and background checks. We...

    Authors: Cynthia Orantes, Hei Kit Chan, Daniel Walter, Summer Chavez and Irma T. Ugalde
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):41

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  37. Unintentional injuries, including traumatic brain injuries (TBI), are the leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality in the USA. Helmet usage can reduce TBI incidence and severity; however, the epidemi...

    Authors: Brent M. Troy, Kiesha Fraser Doh, Allison F. Linden, Yijin Xiang, Scott Gillespie and Maneesha Agarwal
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):38

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  38. Injuries are the leading cause of death in children and are also a leading cause of all emergency department (ED) visits for children. Obtaining epidemiologic data to define the wide range of childhood injurie...

    Authors: Jennifer E. McCain, Ashley E. Bridgmon, William D. King and Kathy Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):40

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  39. Rates of firearm suicide have increased among women Veterans. Discussing firearm access and reducing access to lethal means of suicide when suicide risk is heightened are central tenets of suicide prevention, ...

    Authors: Evan R. Polzer, Carly M. Rohs, Suzanne M. Thomas, Ryan Holliday, Christin N. Miller, Joseph A. Simonetti, Katherine M. Iverson, Lisa A. Brenner and Lindsey L. Monteith
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:39
  40. The health, well-being and psychological development of children in urban areas is threatened by exposure to interpersonal violence. Violence intervention programs, such as Project Ujima, provide children with...

    Authors: Ashley Hollo, Mark Nimmer, Brooke Cheaton, Marlene Melzer-Lange and Michael Levas
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):37

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  41. Individuals who commit acts of violence in prisons are often placed in highly controlled environments called restrictive housing (i.e., solitary confinement), which can have severe physical and mental health c...

    Authors: Molly Remch, Gregory Swink, Charles Mautz, Anna E. Austin and Rebecca B. Naumann
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:36
  42. Firearm violence is the leading cause of pediatric mortality in the USA. The presence of a firearm in the home poses an immense risk to children with increased rates of suicide and unintentional injury by fire...

    Authors: Megan M. Attridge, Marie E. Heffernan, Anne Bendelow, Carly G. Menker, Matthew M. Davis and Karen Sheehan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):35

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  43. The USA has failed to codify the protection of children from gun violence (GV) as a human right. This study employs a youth participatory action research methodology, within the framework of the United Nations...

    Authors: Jacqueline G. Wallace, Rachel Chernet, Margaret K. Formica, Olusola Adeonigbagbe, Roseanne L. Flores, Robert Marchesani, Danielle Goldberg, Pamela Wridt and Danielle Laraque-Arena
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):34

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  44. Preventing firearm-involved injuries is a critical public health priority. Firearm locking devices can prevent firearm injuries, such as suicide and unintentional shootings, as well as theft. Various firearm l...

    Authors: Jessica Buck-Atkinson, Megan McCarthy, Ian H. Stanley, Ben Harnke, Michael D. Anestis, Craig. J. Bryan, Justin C. Baker and Marian E. Betz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:33
  45. This study aimed to examine the epidemiology of firework-related injuries within a national population between 2012 and 2022, including the severity of injury by year, patient demographics, body region injured...

    Authors: Nolan M. Winicki, Ian Waldrop, Jesus V. Orozco Jr., Daniel Novak and Nicholas W. Sheets
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:32
  46. Studies have illustrated racial and socioeconomic disparities in evaluation of non-accidental trauma (NAT). We aimed to investigate how implementation of a standardized NAT guideline in a pediatric emergency d...

    Authors: Laura Even Elliott, Michael A. Gittelman, Eileen M. Kurowski, Elena M. Duma and Wendy J. Pomerantz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):31

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  47. Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children in the United States. Studies have shown that parent adherence to safety guidelines is improved when education is provided in conjunction with ...

    Authors: Coleman Burch, Alicia Webb, Eric Jorge, Bill King, Michele Nichols and Kathy Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):30

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  48. Recreational equipment sales rose significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study investigated changes in the incidence of pediatric emergency department (PED) visits related to outdoor recreational act...

    Authors: Melissa P. Blumberg, Michael A. Gittelman and Wendy J. Pomerantz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):29

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  49. Fatal and nonfatal shootings by police are a public health issue that warrants additional research. Prior research has documented associations between fatal shootings by police and gun ownership, legislative s...

    Authors: Cassandra K. Crifasi, Julie Ward, Alex D. McCourt, Daniel Webster and Mitchell L. Doucette
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:28