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  1. Drug overdose and firearm injury are two of the United States (US) most unrelenting public health crises, both of which have been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs and policies typically focus on e...

    Authors: Lauren A. Magee, Bradley Ray, Philip Huynh, Daniel O’Donnell and Megan L. Ranney
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:20
  2. Globally, burn related deaths are disproportionately higher among children below 5 years of age compared to other age groups. Although rarely fatal, most burns in this group occur within homes specifically in ...

    Authors: Marcia Tusiime, David Musoke, Fiston Muneza, Milton Mutto and Olive Kobusingye
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:18
  3. Substance-related interactions with the criminal justice system are a potential touchpoint to identify people at risk for firearm violence. We used an agent-based model to simulate the change in firearm violen...

    Authors: Magdalena Cerdá, Ava D. Hamilton, Melissa Tracy, Charles Branas, David Fink and Katherine M. Keyes
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:17
  4. Codes in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), are used for injury surveillance, including surveillance of intentional self-harm, as they appear in ad...

    Authors: Barbara A. Gabella, Beth Hume, Linda Li, Marianne Mabida and Julia Costich
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:16
  5. Large-scale multisite trauma registries with broad geographic coverage in low-income countries are rare. This lack of systematic trauma data impedes effective policy responses.

    Authors: Linda Chokotho, Kevin Croke, Meyhar Mohammed, Wakisa Mulwafu, Jonna Bertfelt, Saahil Karpe and Sveta Milusheva
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:14
  6. Suicide is the second most common cause of death among adolescents and young adults. In the pediatric population, gunshot wounds (GSWs) and hangings are common mechanisms of pediatric suicide. Comorbid psychia...

    Authors: Christina M. Theodorou, Kaeli J. Yamashiro, Sarah C. Stokes, Edgardo S. Salcedo, Shinjiro Hirose and Alana L. Beres
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:13
  7. Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) accounts for ~ 3400 deaths per year in the USA, and minimal progress has been made in reducing SUID over the past two decades. SUID is the sudden death of an infant that h...

    Authors: Brett T. Boyer, Gina S. Lowell, Douglas R. Roehler and Kyran P. Quinlan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:12
  8. In Western countries, the typical cervical spine fracture (CS-Fx) patient has historically been a young male injured in a road traffic accident. Recent reports and daily clinical practice clearly indicate a ch...

    Authors: Nils Christian Utheim, Eirik Helseth, Mona Stroem, Paal Rydning, Magnus Mejlænder-Evjensvold, Thomas Glott, Christina Teisner Hoestmaelingen, Mads Aarhus, Paal Andre Roenning and Hege Linnerud
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:10
  9. Safety climate is an upstream predictor of safety behaviors (e.g., safety compliance), organizational outcomes (e.g., burnout, engagement), and safety outcomes (e.g., injuries). The Fire Service Organizational...

    Authors: Ashley M. Geczik, Jin Lee, Andrea L. Davis, Joseph A. Allen and Jennifer A. Taylor
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:11
  10. 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: Michael Dolan Fliss, Frank R. Baumgartner, Paul Delamater, Steve W. Marshall, Charles Poole and Whitney Robinson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:9
  11. Police shootings are unevenly spatially distributed, with substantive spikes throughout the USA. While minorities are disproportionately the victims of police force, social or structural factors associated wit...

    Authors: Timothy F. Leslie, Cara L. Frankenfeld and Angela J. Hattery
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:8
  12. Homicide is a major cause of death and contributes to health disparities in the United States. This burden overwhelmingly affects people from racial and ethnic minority populations as homicide occurs more ofte...

    Authors: Ariana N. Gobaud, Christina A. Mehranbod, Beidi Dong, James Dodington and Christopher N. Morrison
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:7
  13. Sports and recreational activities are the most commonly reported cause of injury-related emergency department (ED) visits among children and young adults in developed countries, yet studies about the effect o...

    Authors: Oluwatosin Ogunmayowa and Charlotte Baker
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:6
  14. Basketball is one of the most played sports in the world. However, only a few studies have examined the epidemiology of Japanese collegiate men’s basketball injuries. This study investigated the incidence of i...

    Authors: Yuta Sekine, Kotaro Kamada, Takeshi Koyama, Seigo Hoshikawa, Sayuri Uchino and Takayuki Komatsu
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:4
  15. Trauma is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among pediatric and adolescent populations worldwide, with over ninety percent of childhood injuries occurring in low-income and middle-income coun...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Sveta Milusheva, Kevin Croke, Saahil Karpe and Juma A. Mfinanga
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:3
  16. Little is known about voluntary divestment of firearms among US firearm owners. Here, we aim to estimate the proportion of handgun owners who divest their handguns in the years following their initial acquisit...

    Authors: Sonja A. Swanson, Matthew Miller, Yifan Zhang, Lea Prince, Erin E. Holsinger, Zachary Templeton and David M. Studdert
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:2
  17. Research on violence exposure emphasizes discrete acute events such as direct and witnessed victimization. Little is known about the broad range of experiences of violence (EVs) in daily life. This study asses...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute, Amanda J. Aubel, Rocco Pallin, Julia P. Schleimer and Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:1
  18. Motor vehicle crashes (MVC’s) in the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities account for 43% of unintentional injury deaths. This article introduces MVC data and geographic information system (GIS) m...

    Authors: Jordan M. Vandjelovic and Darcy Merchant
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):71

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  19. Most concussion education aims to increase athlete self-report of concussive symptoms. Although the population burden of concussion is high, frequency with which this injury occurs on a given sports team in a ...

    Authors: Emily Kroshus, Sarah J. Lowry, Kimberly Garrett, Rachel Hays, Tamerah Hunt and Sara P. D. Chrisman
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:70
  20. The rates, severity and consequences of hand and wrist injuries sustained by National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes are not well characterized. This study describes the epidemiology of hand and wris...

    Authors: Kathleen A. Holoyda, Daniel P. Donato, David A. Magno-Padron, Andrew M. Simpson and Jayant P. Agarwal
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:69
  21. Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs including opioids has been a driving force behind the drug overdose epidemic plaguing communities across the USA for more than two decades. Medication accumulation in the...

    Authors: Isaac Ampadu, Robert Morones, Andrea Tsatoke, Lacie Ampadu, Martin Stephens, William C. Crump and David Bales
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):67

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  22. Although falls are common and can cause serious injury to older adults, many health care facilities do not have falls prevention resources available. Falls prevention resources can reduce injury and mortality ...

    Authors: Kyle M. Knight
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):66

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  23. Despite a national decrease in emergency department visits in the United States during the first 10 months of the pandemic, preliminary Consumer Product Safety Commission data indicate increased firework-relat...

    Authors: Nathan Maassel, Abbie Saccary, Daniel Solomon, David Stitelman, Yunshan Xu, Fangyong Li, Emily Christison-Lagay and James Dodington
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:65
  24. Inter-related sustained upward trends in firearm purchasing, violence, and political extremism are converging to put the USA at risk for disaster and threaten our future as a democracy. This narrative review p...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:64
  25. Commonly-used violence surveillance systems are biased towards certain populations due to overreporting or over-scrutinized. Hospital discharge data may offer a more representative view of violence, through us...

    Authors: N. Jeanie Santaularia, Marizen R. Ramirez, Theresa L. Osypuk and Susan M. Mason
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:63
  26. Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 12–59 months old in rural Bangladesh. This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of a large-scale crèche (daycare) intervention in preventing child drowning.

    Authors: Y. Natalia Alfonso, Adnan A. Hyder, Olakunle Alonge, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Kamran Baset, Aminur Rahman, Dewan Md Emdadul Hoque, Md Irteja Islam, Fazlur Rahman, Shams El-Arifeen and David Bishai
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:61
  27. Apprehensions of undocumented immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S.-Mexico border have grown to account for nearly half of all apprehensions at the border. The purpose of this study is to repo...

    Authors: Carlos H. Palacio, Bianca Cruz, Cheryl Vanier, Jose Cano and Bradford G. Scott
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:58
  28. Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) are a relatively new type of law that are being considered or implemented in many states in the United States. Colorado’s law went into effect on January 1, 2020, after s...

    Authors: Leslie M. Barnard, Megan McCarthy, Christopher E. Knoepke, Sabrina Kaplan, James Engeln and Marian E. Betz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:59
  29. Suicide is complex, with psychiatric, cultural, and socioeconomic roots. Though mental illnesses like depression contribute to risk for suicide, access to lethal means such as firearms is considered a key risk...

    Authors: Rocco Pallin and Amy Barnhorst
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:57
  30. Leading causes of unintentional child injury such as poisoning and falls are preventable, and the majority occur in the home. Numerous home safety interventions have been developed and tested to increase safet...

    Authors: Lara B. McKenzie, Kristin J. Roberts, Rebecca J. McAdams, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul, Orie Kristel, Alison Szymanski, Sarah A. Keim and Wendy C. Shields
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:56
  31. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the US. Lethal means restriction (LMR), which encourages limiting access and reducing the lethality of particular methods of suicide, has been identified as a viable prev...

    Authors: Amy A. Hunter, Susan DiVietro, Megan Boyer, Kristin Burnham, Danielle Chenard and Steven C. Rogers
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):54

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  32. Youth violence is a major public health concern in the United States. Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (HVIPs) are integral in connecting youth sustaining interpersonal violence-related injuries t...

    Authors: Jayda Watkins, Na’il Scoggins, Brooke M. Cheaton, Mark Nimmer, Michael N. Levas, Shannon H. Baumer-Mouradian and Marlene D. Melzer-Lange
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):44

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  33. Chicago has a history of gun violence with some neighborhoods, particularly Black and Brown communities, being disproportionately affected and Black male youth experiencing an even more disparate impact. Too o...

    Authors: Alexander Ellyin, Kelli Day, Jacqueline Samuel, Tami Bartell, Dion McGill, Karen Sheehan and Rebecca Levin
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):39

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  34. Pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities have increased since 2010 after a long downward trend. Trucks and SUVs, collectively called light trucks, have also increased in sales and size, which may affec...

    Authors: Zoabe Hafeez and Malvi Mehta
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):35

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  35. Following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Hartford Consensus produced the Stop the Bleed program to train bystanders in hemorrhage control. In our region, the police bureau delivers critical ...

    Authors: Joseph Tobias, Aaron Cunningham, Kelsi Krakauer, Deepthi Nacharaju, Lori Moss, Carlos Galindo, Michael Roberts, Nicholas A. Hamilton, Kyle Olsen, Molly Emmons, Jim Quackenbush, Martin A. Schreiber, Beech S. Burns, David Sheridan, Benjamin Hoffman, Adrienne Gallardo…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):31

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  36. Approximately 3600 sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) occur annually in the United States, and a quarter of SUIDs are caused by unintentional suffocation and strangulation in bed, with soft bedding use bei...

    Authors: Sheena H. Gillani, Gina S. Lowell and Kyran P. Quinlan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):30

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  37. In the wake of an epidemic in firearm-related deaths and injuries, youth have become leading voices of concern. This study’s objective was to investigate rural youth’s personal experiences with firearm-related...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Ryan P. King, Kristel M. Wetjen, Gerene M. Denning, Cole C. Wymore, Nicholas R. Stange, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Junlin Liao and Kelly E. Wood
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):29

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  38. Driving at night is considered a risk factor for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes and injuries but few studies have addressed this issue. Our objective was to compare daytime and nighttime ATV crashes to bett...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Nicholas R. Stange, AnnaMarie Fjeld and Gerene M. Denning
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):28

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  39. Firearms are the second leading cause of injury-related death in American children. Safe storage of firearms is associated with a significantly decreased odds of firearm-related death, however more than half o...

    Authors: Bijan Ketabchi, Michael A. Gittelman, Hayley Southworth, Melissa Wervey Arnold, Sarah A. Denny and Wendy J. Pomerantz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):21

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  40. Over 450,000 individuals are hospitalized with burns annually and roughly 35% are scald burns. Children younger than 5 years of age are at the greatest risk of scald burn injury. Caregiver burn prevention prog...

    Authors: Rochelle Thompson, Ross Budziszewski, Autumn D. Nanassy, Loreen K. Meyer, Paul Glat and Brooke Burkey
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):20

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  41. Motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) are a significant safety issue in the United States. Young children are disproportionally impacted by car accidents and suffer high rates of injuries and mortality. When used pr...

    Authors: Ross Budziszewski, Rochelle Thompson, Thomas Lucido, Janelle Walker, Loreen K. Meyer, L. Grier Arthur and Harsh Grewal
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):19

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  42. Furniture and television tip-over injuries are an important source of injury to children, especially those younger than 6 years old. A current epidemiologic evaluation of tip-over injuries is needed, especiall...

    Authors: Chang Lu, Jaahnavi Badeti, Tracy J. Mehan, Motao Zhu and Gary A. Smith
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:53