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  1. 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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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. We aimed to assess the utility of shock index (SI) to predict the need for massive transfusion protocol (MTP) in patients with solid organ injury (SOI) in a Level 1 Trauma center.

    Authors: Ayman El-Menyar, Gaby Jabbour, Mohammad Asim, Husham Abdelrahman, Ismail Mahmood and Hassan Al-Thani

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:41

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  17. An accurate injury severity measurement is essential in the evaluation of trauma care and in outcome research. The traditional Injury Severity Score (ISS) does not consider the differential risks of the Abbrev...

    Authors: Junxin Shi, Jiabin Shen, Motao Zhu, Krista K. Wheeler, Bo Lu, Brian Kenney, Kathryn E. Nuss and Henry Xiang

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:40

    Content type: Research Methods

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  18. Injury and incident (near miss) prevention is heavily dependent upon robust and high-quality data systems. Evaluations of surveillance systems designed to report factors associated with incidents and injuries ...

    Authors: Caroline F. Finch, Natassia Goode, Louise Shaw and Paul M. Salmon

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:39

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  19. The opioid epidemic in the United States is a national public health crisis. In recent years, marijuana legalization has been increasingly adopted by state governments as a policy intervention to control the o...

    Authors: Stanford Chihuri and Guohua Li

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:38

    Content type: Review

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  20. Research has documented sharp and short-lived increases in firearm acquisitions immediately following high-profile mass shootings and specific elections, increasing exposure to firearms at the community level....

    Authors: Hannah S. Laqueur, Rose M. C. Kagawa, Christopher D. McCort, Rocco Pallin and Garen Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:35

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  21. Workplace injuries are a public health concern, including among adolescents and young adults. Secondary school career-technical-vocational education related injuries are mandated by code under jurisdiction of ...

    Authors: Daniel Uhiara, Derek G. Shendell, Marija Borjan, Judith M. Graber, Koshy Koshy and Margaret Lumia

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:37

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  22. Single-failure survival models are commonly used in injury research. We aimed to demonstrate the application of multiple failure survival models in injury research by measuring the association between arrest a...

    Authors: Vivian H. Lyons, Mary A. Kernic, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, Victoria L. Holt and Marco Carone

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:36

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  23. Injuries are a major concern in childhood. They are especially associated with high morbidity, disability and death in low-income countries. This study aimed at describing mothers’ perceptions, child supervisi...

    Authors: Godfrey Siu, Anthony Batte, Brenda Tibingana, Kennedy Otwombe, Richard Sekiwunga and Nino Paichadze

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2019 6:34

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  24. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research Methods

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  27. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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

  36. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  37. 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

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  38. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  39. 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

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  40. 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

    Content type: Review

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  41. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  42. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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