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Volume 10 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 27th Annual Injury Free Coalition for Kids® Conference: Forging New Frontiers: Keeping All Kids Safe: Equity in Injury Prevention & Addressing Injuries During COVID

Research

Publication of this supplement has been supported by the Injury Free Coalition for Kids. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review of any supplement articles they had co-authored. No other competing interests were declared.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA2-4 December 2022

Conference website

Edited by Michael Levas and James Dodington.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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