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  1. Content type: Short Report

    Using data from syndromic surveillance, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) identified an increase in the number of emergency department (ED) visits related to synthetic cannabino...

    Authors: Michelle L. Nolan, Amy Ehntholt, Thomas Merrill, Don Weiss, Ramona Lall and Denise Paone

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:33

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  2. Content type: Original Contribution

    In France, benzodiazepine anxiolytics and z-hypnotics (zolpidem and zopiclone) account for the largest share of road traffic crash risk attributable to exposure to prescription drugs. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Ludivine Orriols, Gwladys Nadia Gbaguidi, Benjamin Contrand, Blandine Gadegbeku and Emmanuel Lagarde

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:32

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  3. Content type: Research Methods

    The goal of predictive modelling is to identify the likelihood of future events, such as the predictive modelling used in climate science to forecast weather patterns and significant weather occurrences. In pu...

    Authors: Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, Joseph E. Cavanaugh, Tracy Young, Hongqian Wu, Corinne Peek-Asa and Marizen R. Ramirez

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:31

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  4. Content type: Original Contribution

    This study examines social disparities across neighbourhood levels of income, education and employment in relation to overall injury hospital separations in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Further, t...

    Authors: Fahra Rajabali, Alex Zheng, Kate Turcotte, Li Rita Zhang, Diana Kao, Drona Rasali, Megan Oakey and Ian Pike

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:20

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  5. Content type: Research

    Pediatric firearm-related deaths and injuries are a serious societal problem. Our study’s objective was to determine social workers’ assessment of child neglect with respect to access or potential access to a ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Erin M. Evans, Alycia A. Karsjens and Gerene M. Denning

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):29

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  6. Content type: Research

    Use of appropriate child passenger safety restraints reduces injury in infants, with rear facing restraints favored over forward facing. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began recommending tha...

    Authors: Yu-Yun Huang, Chang Liu and Joyce C. Pressley

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):28

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  7. Content type: Research

    Most physicians support counseling patients about firearm injury prevention (FIP), but infrequently do so due to lack of training and low confidence. Interventions to increase counseling frequency should focus...

    Authors: Jacky Z. Kwong, Jennifer M. Gray, Lisa Rein, Ying Liu and Marlene D. Melzer-Lange

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):27

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  8. Content type: Research

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the ABCs of safe infant sleep (alone, back, clear crib) to combat the increasing rates of Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID). It is unclear if these reco...

    Authors: Traci Leong, Manon Billaud, Maneesha Agarwal, Terri Miller, Terri McFadden, Jonathan Johnson and Sarah Gard Lazarus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Research

    Although the growth of state-level legalization of marijuana is aimed at increasing availability for adults and the chronically ill, one fear is that this trend may also increase accessibility in younger popul...

    Authors: Joyce C. Pressley, Arushi Arora and Raina Sarmah

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):25

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Research

    Each year, approximately 3500 infants in the United States die from sleep-related deaths. The number of sleep-related infant deaths has decreased overall since the 1990s, but disparities in sleep-related death...

    Authors: Anna Briker, Suzanne McLone, Maryann Mason, Nana Matoba and Karen Sheehan

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):24

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  11. Content type: Research

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children result in significant morbidity and mortality. There are many mechanisms, both sport and non-sport related, which cause these injuries. Studies have reported that Eme...

    Authors: Holly R. Hanson, Michael A. Gittelman and Wendy J. Pomerantz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):23

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  12. Content type: Research

    Standardized screening tools used by pediatric providers can help determine a child’s injury and social risks. This study determined if an office-based quality improvement program could increase targeted antic...

    Authors: Sarah Denny, Mike Gittelman, Hayley Southworth, Samantha Anzeljc and Melissa Wervey Arnold

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6(Suppl 1):22

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  13. Content type: Original Contribution

    Drowning is the third cause of non-intentional injury death worldwide. Beaches of Gironde, in southwestern France, are exposed to strong environmental conditions, leading to rip currents and shore breaks. Bath...

    Authors: Éric Tellier, Bruno Simonnet, Cédric Gil-Jardiné, Bruno Castelle, Marion Bailhache and Louis-Rachid Salmi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:17

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  14. Content type: Study Protocol

    Improving New Zealand’s poor workplace safety record has become a high priority following high profile workplace fatal incidents in 2010 and 2014. Existing routine official data are unable to reliably inform o...

    Authors: Rebbecca Lilley, Bronwen McNoe, Gabrielle Davie, Simon Horsburgh, Brett Maclennan and Tim Driscoll

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:16

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  15. Content type: Original Contribution

    Increasing athletic trainer (AT) services in high schools has attracted widespread interest across the nation as an effective instrument to manage injuries and improve children’s health, but there is a lack of...

    Authors: Tao Li, Samuel T. Johnson, Michael C. Koester, Annie Hommel and Marc F. Norcross

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:15

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  16. Content type: Study Protocol

    This paper describes a protocol for determining the incidence of serious fall injuries for Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE), a large, multicenter pragmatic clinical trial...

    Authors: David A. Ganz, Albert L. Siu, Jay Magaziner, Nancy K. Latham, Thomas G. Travison, Nancy P. Lorenze, Charles Lu, Rixin Wang, Erich J. Greene, Cynthia L. Stowe, Lea N. Harvin, Katy L. B. Araujo, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Yuri Agrawal, Rosaly Correa-De-Araujo, Peter Peduzzi…

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:14

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  17. Content type: Review

    Toy-related injuries have increased significantly in the past decade, in particular those related to ride-on toys. This increase has been attributed to movement related events such as falls and inertial impact...

    Authors: Abbey Fraser, Dao Doan, Mary Lundy, Grant Bevill and Juan Aceros

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:12

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  18. Content type: Original Contribution

    Dwarfism, or skeletal dysplasia, is a term used to describe short stature. Injuries to athletes with disabilities and medical co-morbidities, such as those present in the dwarf population, can have significant...

    Authors: Mathew R. Saffarian, Jensen J. Swampillai, Michael T. Andary, Jim R. Sylvain, Salina E. Halliday and Brian Bratta

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:13

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  19. Content type: Short Report

    An estimated 2 million youth (in 2017) and 7.9 million adults (in 2015) reported currently using electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Reports of poisoning events related to liquid nicotine (e-liquids) ...

    Authors: Joanne T. Chang, Baoguang Wang, Cindy M. Chang and Bridget K. Ambrose

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:10

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  20. Content type: Research Methods

    The World Trade Center (WTC) attacks on September 11, 2001 (9/11) resulted in over 2700 fatalities and thousands injured. Injury on 9/11 has been identified as a risk factor for physical and mental health cond...

    Authors: Melanie H. Jacobson, Robert M. Brackbill, Patricia Frazier and Lisa M. Gargano

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:8

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  21. Content type: Original Contribution

    Firearm workplace homicides are a significant problem in the United States. We sought to provide a current, national-level examination of these crimes and examine how perpetrators accessed firearms used in wor...

    Authors: Mitchell L. Doucette, Maria T. Bulzacchelli, Shannon Frattaroli and Cassandra K. Crifasi

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:5

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  22. Content type: Short Report

    The original subsequent injury categorisation (SIC-1.0) model aimed to classify relationships between chronological injury sequences to provide insight into the complexity and causation of subsequent injury oc...

    Authors: Liam A. Toohey, Michael K. Drew, Lauren V. Fortington, Miranda J. Menaspa, Caroline F. Finch and Jill L. Cook

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:9

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  23. Content type: Short Report

    Bicycle-related injuries are among the most common recreational injuries for children in Canada; moreover, bicycle-motor vehicle collisions often result in serious injuries. This study seeks to examine environ...

    Authors: Tona M. Pitt, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Gavin R. McCormack, Andrew W. Howard, Camilla Piatkowski, Brian H. Rowe and Brent E. Hagel

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:7

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  24. Content type: Commentary

    In the US more than 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner. The most severe violence, violence that ends in death, disproportionately affects women. Curren...

    Authors: Neil Websdale, Kathleen Ferraro and Steven D. Barger

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:6

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  25. Content type: Original Contribution

    Unintentional falls from heights, including balconies, result in life threatening traumatic injury. Alcohol, when combined with environmental factors and poor judgement, can potentially lead to fatal outcomes....

    Authors: Kathryn B. Schaffer, Gary Schwendig, Fady Nasrallah, Jiayan Wang and Jess F. Kraus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:4

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  26. Content type: Original Contribution

    The medical legalization of marijuana has been shown to result in an increased risk of motor vehicle injuries. In Colorado, commercialization of recreational marijuana (initiation of retail sales) occurred on ...

    Authors: Christine Chung, Kristin Salottolo, Allen Tanner II, Matthew M. Carrick, Robert Madayag, Gina Berg, Mark Lieser and David Bar-Or

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:3

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  27. Content type: Original Contribution

    Project Lazarus (PL) is a seven-strategy, community-coalition-based intervention designed to reduce opioid overdose and dependence. The seven strategies include: community education, provider education, hospit...

    Authors: Apostolos A. Alexandridis, Nabarun Dasgupta, Agnieszka D. McCort, Christopher L. Ringwalt, Wayne D. Rosamond, Paul R. Chelminski and Stephen W. Marshall

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:2

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  28. Content type: Original Contribution

    Concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, is a major public health concern affecting 42 million individuals globally each year. However, little is known regarding concussion risk factors across all concussio...

    Authors: Kathryn L. Van Pelt, Dain Allred, Kenneth L. Cameron, Darren E. Campbell, Christopher J. D’Lauro, Xuming He, Megan N. Houston, Brian R. Johnson, Tim F. Kelly, Gerald McGinty, Sean Meehan, Patrick G. O’Donnell, Karen Y. Peck, Steven J. Svoboda, Paul Pasquina, Thomas McAllister…

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:1

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  29. Content type: Original Contribution

    There is concern about recent increase and severity of sports-related injuries in children. Despite the benefits of sports participation, injuries may carry long-term health consequences. We aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Francisco J. Schneuer, Jane C. Bell, Susan E. Adams, Julie Brown, Caroline Finch and Natasha Nassar

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:45

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  30. Content type: Original Contribution

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Previous studies have shown that males have a higher incidence than females, and Indigenous populations have a higher rate than non-Indi...

    Authors: Adrian Esterman, Fintan Thompson, Michelle Fitts, John Gilroy, Jennifer Fleming, Paul Maruff, Alan Clough and India Bohanna

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:40

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  31. Content type: Original Contribution

    Globally, 5.82 million deaths occurred among children under the age of five years in 2015 and injury specific mortality rate was 73 per 100,000 population. In India, injury specific mortality rate is around 2....

    Authors: Srujan Lam Sharma, Samarasimha Reddy N, Karthikeyan Ramanujam, Mats Steffi Jennifer, Annai Gunasekaran, Anuradha Rose, Sushil Mathew John, Anuradha Bose and Venkata Raghava Mohan

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:41

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  32. Content type: Short Report

    Post-mortem (PM) ethanol production may hamper the interpretation of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in victims of drowning. Different exclusion criteria (e.g. cases with low BAC or with protracted interval ...

    Authors: Tuulia Pajunen, Erkki Vuori and Philippe Lunetta

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:39

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  33. Content type: Original Contribution

    Implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) in the U.S. on October 1, 2015 was a significant policy change with the potential to affect est...

    Authors: Svetla Slavova, Julia F. Costich, Huong Luu, Judith Fields, Barbara A. Gabella, Sergey Tarima and Terry L. Bunn

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:36

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  34. Content type: Original Contribution

    Age may affect one’s susceptibility to the myriad physical hazards that may pose risks for work-related injuries. Aging workers are not only at risk for work-related injuries but, also, at even higher risk for...

    Authors: Navneet Kaur Baidwan, Susan G. Gerberich, Hyun Kim, Andrew D. Ryan, Timothy R. Church and Benjamin Capistrant

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:35

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  35. Content type: Research Methods

    Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths in spite of preventive efforts. Prevention strategies could be advanced through new analytic approaches that allow us to better conceptualize the c...

    Authors: Celestin Missikpode, Corinne Peek-Asa, Daniel V. McGehee, James Torner, Wayne Wakeland and Robert Wallace

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:34

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  36. Content type: Original Contribution

    Ankle sprains account for a large proportion of injuries presenting to both United States (US) emergency departments (EDs) as well as high school (HS) and collegiate school athletic training settings. The epid...

    Authors: Alexandria J. Wiersma, Lina Brou, Sarah K. Fields, R. Dawn Comstock and Zachary Y. Kerr

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:33

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  37. Content type: Original Contribution

    Acute injuries are a burden on the Military Health System and degrade service members’ ability to train and deploy. Long-term injuries contribute to early attrition and increase disability costs. To properly q...

    Authors: Matthew C. Inscore, Katherine R. Gonzales, Christopher P. Rennix and Bruce H. Jones

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:32

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  38. Content type: Original Contribution

    Because Saudi Arabia (SA) has struggled with the burden of Road Traffic Injuries (RTIs) for decades, a new automated citations system was implemented in 2018 to improve compliance with seatbelt and mobile phon...

    Authors: Suliman Alghnam, Jawaher Towhari, Mohamed Alkelya, Abdulaziz Binahmad and Teresa Maria Bell

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:31

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