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Volume 6 Supplement 1

Proceedings from the 23rd Annual Injury Free Coalition for Kids® Conference: Forging New Frontiers: Pediatric Injury Prevention - Process, Programs and Progress


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 Editor declares that she has no competing interests.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA30 November - 2 December 2018

Edited by Lois K. Lee

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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