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  1. 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

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. 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

  16. 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
  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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
  25. Firearm injuries are the leading cause of mortality among children and adolescents 1–19 years old in the USA. Many prior studies on this topic lack detailed information about the circumstances of the firearm f...

    Authors: Arti Vaishnav, Gary A. Smith, Jaahnavi Badeti and Nichole L. Michaels
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:25
  26. Childhood injury is a neglected public health problem with a sizeable burden on children’s well-being and their families. This study aims to describe the pattern and types of childhood injuries and to determin...

    Authors: Samar Al-Hajj, Rawan El Haj, Monique Chaaya, Rana Sharara-Chami and Amber Mehmood
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:27
  27. Suicide is a pressing public health problem, and firearm owners are at especially elevated risk. Certain health conditions are markers of suicide risk, but more research is needed on clinical risk markers for ...

    Authors: Julia P. Schleimer, Rose M. C. Kagawa and Hannah S. Laqueur
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:26
  28. Living near an incident of firearm violence can negatively impact youth, regardless of whether the violence is experienced firsthand. Inequities in household and neighborhood resources may affect the prevalenc...

    Authors: Amanda J. Aubel, Angela Bruns, Xiaoya Zhang, Shani Buggs and Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:24
  29. Many studies of injury deaths rely on mortality data that contain limited contextual information about decedents. The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) is unique among such data systems in that e...

    Authors: Linh N. Dang, Eskira T. Kahsay, LaTeesa N. James, Lily J. Johns, Isabella E. Rios and Briana Mezuk
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:23
  30. Authors: Rachel Sayko Adams, Jeri E. Forster, Jaimie L. Gradus, Claire A. Hoffmire, Trisha A. Hostetter, Mary Jo Larson, Colin G. Walsh and Lisa A. Brenner
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:22

    The original article was published in Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:46

  31. Previous studies have demonstrated that the trauma population has needs for rehabilitation services that are best provided in a continuous and coordinated way. The discharge destination after acute care is the...

    Authors: Håkon Øgreid Moksnes, Christoph Schäfer, Mari Storli Rasmussen, Helene Lundgaard Søberg, Olav Røise, Audny Anke, Cecilie Røe, Pål Aksel Næss, Christine Gaarder, Eirik Helseth, Hilde Margrete Dahl, Morten Hestnes, Cathrine Brunborg, Nada Andelic and Torgeir Hellstrøm
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:20
  32. Suicide is a major public health problem with immediate and long-term effects on individuals, families, and communities. In 2020 and 2021, stressors wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home mandates, eco...

    Authors: Julia J. Lund, Elizabeth Tomsich, Julia P. Schleimer and Veronica A. Pear
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:19
  33. Commercial fishing is a precarious industry with high fatal and nonfatal injury rates. The Risk Information System of Commercial [RISC] Fishing project at Oregon State University has been tracking both fatal a...

    Authors: Solaiman Doza, Viktor Bovbjerg, Samantha Case, Amelia Vaughan and Laurel Kincl
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:18
  34. Sobriety checkpoints are a highly effective strategy to reduce alcohol-impaired driving, but they are used infrequently in the USA. Recent evidence from observational studies suggests that using optimized sobr...

    Authors: Christopher N. Morrison, Ariana N. Gobaud, Christina A. Mehranbod, Brady R. Bushover, Charles C. Branas, Douglas J. Wiebe, Corinne Peek-Asa, Qixuan Chen and Jason Ferris
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:17
  35. Mental health disorders are a common sequelae of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and are associated with worse health outcomes including increased mental health care utilization. The objective of this study was t...

    Authors: Nelofar Kureshi, David B. Clarke and Cindy Feng
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:16
  36. Temporary, voluntary storage of firearms away from the home is a recommended option for individuals with risk of suicide, but it may also be used in other situations (e.g., long trips). Prior work has explored...

    Authors: Leslie M. Barnard, Rachel L. Johnson, Sara Brandspigel, Lauren A. Rooney, Megan McCarthy, Frederick P. Rivara, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, Christopher E. Knoepke, Ryan A. Peterson and Marian E. Betz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:15
  37. Firearm fatalities are a major public health concern, claiming the lives of 40,000 Americans each year. While firearm fatalities have pervasive effects, it is unclear how social determinants of health (SDOH) s...

    Authors: Abdul R. Shour, Ronald Anguzu, Yuhong Zhou, Alice Muehlbauer, Adedayo Joseph, Tinuola Oladebo, David Puthoff and Adedayo A. Onitilo
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:14
  38. Evidence suggests that rates of occupational injuries in the US are decreasing. As several different occupational injury surveillance systems are used in the US, more detailed investigation of this trend is me...

    Authors: Eric W. Lundstrom, Scott A. Hendricks, Suzanne M. Marsh, Caroline P. Groth, Gordon S. Smith and Ruchi Bhandari
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:13
  39. Firearms are a substantial cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality in Canada and globally, though evidence from contexts other than the USA is relatively limited. We examined deaths, hospitalizations a...

    Authors: Stephanie Toigo, Nathaniel J. Pollock, Li Liu, Gisèle Contreras, Steven R. McFaull and Wendy Thompson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:10
  40. Injuries can have detrimental impacts on mental health, even after physical recovery. In our Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study (POIS), 25% of participants experienced psychological distress (assessed using ...

    Authors: Helen E. Owen, Ari Samaranayaka, Emma H. Wyeth and Sarah Derrett
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:9
  41. In the USA, deaths due to suicide, alcohol, or drug-related causes (e.g., alcohol-related liver disease, overdose) have doubled since 2002. Veterans appear disproportionately impacted by growing trends. Limite...

    Authors: Talia L. Spark, Colleen E. Reid, Rachel Sayko Adams, Alexandra L. Schneider, Jeri Forster, Lauren M. Denneson, Mary Bollinger and Lisa A. Brenner
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:8
  42. The aim of this study was to elucidate associations between polypharmacy, types of medications, and geriatric comorbidities to identify predictive risk factors for poorer clinical outcomes following trauma-rel...

    Authors: Alexander Farrell, Taylor Castro, Shreya Nalubola and Nisha Lakhi
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:7
  43. Injury deaths constitute a major avoidable cause of death affecting life expectancy to a different degree in men and women. This study quantified the contributions of injury deaths to the gender gap in life ex...

    Authors: Firoozeh Bairami, Mohammad Hajizadeh and Ali Kiadaliri
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:6
  44. Urban trauma centers reported increased substance use among individuals injured in motor vehicle collisions (MVC) after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Little is known about individuals admitted to rural t...

    Authors: Toni Marie Rudisill, Lucie Steinmetz and James M. Bardes
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:5
  45. Falls are a common cause of injury with significantly associated medical costs yet public health surveillance of injuries from falls is underdeveloped. In addition, the epidemiologic understanding of outdoor f...

    Authors: Andrew G. Rundle, Remle P. Crowe, Henry E. Wang and Alexander X. Lo
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:4

    The Correction to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:56

  46. Firearm suicide is a significant public health problem in the United States of America among the general and veteran populations. Broad-based preventive strategies, including lethal means safety, have been emp...

    Authors: Claire Houtsma, Jeffrey Powers, Amanda M. Raines, Matthew Bailey, Catherine Barber and Gala True
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:3
  47. The CDC recently reported that firearm homicide rates in the United States increased in 2020, particularly among Black/African American individuals and men 25–44 years old. It is unclear whether firearm hospit...

    Authors: Paula D. Strassle, Jamie S. Ko, Madison Ponder, Anna María Nápoles, Alan C. Kinlaw and Sharon E. Schiro
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:2