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  1. Previous research aimed at improving injury surveillance standards has focused mainly on issues of data quality rather than upon the implementation of surveillance systems. There are numerous settings where in...

    Authors: Christina L Ekegren, Alex Donaldson, Belinda J Gabbe and Caroline F Finch
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:19
  2. Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health problem and little is known about site of care and outcomes of children with severe TBI. Across the country, most injured children are treat...

    Authors: Fernando Ovalle Jr, Likang Xu, William S Pearson, Bridget Spelke and David E Sugerman
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:15
  3. Previous work has explored the significance of residence on injuries. A number of articles reported higher rates of injury in rural as compared to urban settings. This study aimed to evaluate the importance of...

    Authors: Erik M Hedström and Ingeborg Waernbaum
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:14
  4. Prompted by a series of fatal and nonfatal pedestrian-vehicle collisions, university leadership from one urban institution collaborated with its academic injury research center to investigate traffic-related h...

    Authors: Keshia M Pollack, Andrea C Gielen, Mohd Nasir Mohd Ismail, Molly Mitzner, Michael Wu and Jonathan M Links
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:11
  5. Data limited to emergency department and inpatient visits undoubtedly underestimate the medical charges associated with traumatic brain injury. The objective of this study was to estimate the direct medical ch...

    Authors: Christy L Collins, Keith Owen Yeates, Thomas L Pommering, Rebecca Andridge, Victor G Coronado, Julie Gilchrist and R Dawn Comstock
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:13
  6. Non-supine infant sleep positions put infants at risk for sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Disparities in safe sleep practices are associated with maternal income and race/ethnicity. The Special Suppleme...

    Authors: Nicole J Treadway, Hafsatou Diop, Emily Lu, Kerrie Nelson, Holly Hackman and Jonathan Howland
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:12
  7. Abuse of prescription drugs, particularly opioid analgesics, has become a major source of injury mortality and morbidity in the United States. To prevent the diversion and misuse of controlled substances, many...

    Authors: Guohua Li, Joanne E Brady, Barbara H Lang, James Giglio, Hannah Wunsch and Charles DiMaggio
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:9
  8. Suicide rates vary more than 3-fold across the fifty states. Previous ecological studies have pointed, separately, to covariation of suicide mortality with rates of a) household firearm ownership, and b) antid...

    Authors: April Opoliner, Deborah Azrael, Catherine Barber, Garrett Fitzmaurice and Matthew Miller
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:6
  9. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young adults in the United States. Graduated driver licensing (GDL) systems were designed to protect young novice drivers by limiting their ex...

    Authors: Brian C Tefft, Allan F Williams and Jurek G Grabowski
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:4
  10. This brief commentary describes key events in the development of Dr. Jess Kraus’s professional career in injury epidemiology from the 1950s to the 2000s. It highlights the interactions with Dr. William Haddon ...

    Authors: Jess F Kraus
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:3
  11. Too often, we fail to illustrate our research findings with descriptions of the circumstances of injury. These details make the subject come alive and provide insight into likely preventive measures. Often the...

    Authors: Susan P Baker
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:2
  12. Advances in injury epidemiology and prevention are among the landmark achievements in epidemiology and public health in the past century. Despite remarkable success and growth, the field of injury epidemiology...

    Authors: Guohua Li and Charles J DiMaggio
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:1