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  1. This study further investigates a protective association between oral contraceptive (OC) use and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury noted in prior case-control studies.

    Authors: Mackenzie M. Herzog, Jessica C. Young, Jennifer L. Lund, Virginia Pate, Christina D. Mack and Stephen W. Marshall
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:53
  2. Being asleep is an important risk factor for death during a residential fire; however, the high-frequency tone smoke alarms in many homes will not adequately awaken children who are old enough to self-rescue. ...

    Authors: Gary A. Smith, Sandhya Kistamgari and Mark Splaingard
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:51
  3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have higher incidence, severity and hospital length of stay for their acute burn injuries than other Australian children. We examined factors contributing to long...

    Authors: Courtney Ryder, Tamara Mackean, Kate Hunter, Kurt Towers, Kris Rogers, Andrew J. A. Holland and Rebecca Ivers
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:52
  4. Pharmaceutical companies and drug distributors are intensely scrutinized in numerous lawsuits for their role in instigating the opioid epidemic. Many individual physicians have also been held accountable for a...

    Authors: Julia B. Berman and Guohua Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:50
  5. Work-related eye injury causes significant vision loss. Most of these injuries are preventable with appropriate eye safety practices. We aimed to study industrial workers’ perceptions of Personal Protective Ey...

    Authors: Tahra AlMahmoud, Ismail Elkonaisi, Michal Grivna and Fikri M. Abu-Zidan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:54
  6. Despite updated playground equipment and improved industry standards, playgrounds remain a common source of childhood injury. Fractures account for 35% of all playground injuries presenting to emergency depart...

    Authors: Ashley Blanchard, Ava Hamilton, Guohua Li and Peter S. Dayan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:56
  7. Homicides are a major problem in Brazil. Drugs and arms trafficking, and land conflicts are three of the many factors driving homicide rates in Brazil. Understanding long-term spatiotemporal trends and social ...

    Authors: Elaine Okanyene Nsoesie, Antonio S. Lima Neto, Jonathan Jay, Hailun Wang, Kate Zinszer, Sudipta Saha, Adyasha Maharana, Fatima Marinho and Adauto Martins Soares Filho
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:47
  8. The vast majority of hospital admitted patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) will have intracranial injury identified by neuroimaging, requiring qualified staff and hospital beds. Moreover, increased pres...

    Authors: Cathrine Tverdal, Mads Aarhus, Nada Andelic, Ola Skaansar, Karoline Skogen and Eirik Helseth
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:45
  9. Extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws give municipal police officers new authority, through a civil restraining order, to remove firearms from people who are deemed to pose an imminent risk of causing seri...

    Authors: Jeffrey W. Swanson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:46

    The Correction to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:48

  10. Hookah (also known as waterpipe) smoking is associated with acute adverse health effects such as vomiting and fainting, symptoms related to carbon monoxide poisoning, and decreased pulmonary function, however,...

    Authors: Naa A. Inyang, Joanne T. Chang and Baoguang Wang
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:41
  11. Injuries pose a significant burden on population health of Saudi Arabia. Even in nonfatal injuries, the burden varies from temporary to permanent disabilities. Health outcomes following injuries can vary, and ...

    Authors: Sarah Mohammed Almarwani, Leen Omar Hijazi, Modhi Abdullah Alamer, Jury Muhanad Alnwaiser, Reem Abdullah Aldakheel, Khalid Alsheikh, Ibrahim Albabtain and Suliman Alghnam
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:40
  12. The potential for impaired driving due to medication use can occur at any age, though older adults are more likely to take multiple prescribed medications and experience side effects that may affect driving ab...

    Authors: Linda L. Hill, Howard Andrews, Guohua Li, Carolyn G. DiGuiseppi, Marian E. Betz, David Strogatz, Patricia Pepa, David W. Eby, David Merle, Tara Kelley-Baker, Vanya Jones and Samantha Pitts
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:38
  13. The correlation of unintentional injury mortality to rising temperatures found in several studies could result from changes in behavior that increases exposure to hazards or risk when exposed. Temperature, pre...

    Authors: Leon S. Robertson, Lian Zhou and Kai Chen
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:42
  14. Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws are a promising gun violence prevention strategy. ERPO laws allow specific categories of people (law enforcement in all states, family in most) to petition a court to ...

    Authors: Shannon Frattaroli, Elise Omaki, Amy Molocznik, Adelyn Allchin, Renee Hopkins, Sandra Shanahan and Anne Levinson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:44
  15. United States (U.S.) national data indicate that 2035 individuals with burn injuries from e-cigarette explosions presented to U.S. hospital emergency departments (EDs) in 2015–2017. This national estimate is v...

    Authors: Baoguang Wang, Sherry T. Liu, Brian Rostron and Camille Hayslett
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:36
  16. Trauma systems are designed to provide specialized treatment for the most severely injured. As populations change, it is imperative for trauma centers to remain dynamic to provide the best care to all members ...

    Authors: Kathryn B. Schaffer, Jiayan Wang, Fady S. Nasrallah, Dunya Bayat, Tala Dandan, Anthony Ferkich and Walter L. Biffl
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:39
  17. Research in youth sports is often complex. As interest in youth sports injury prevention grows, scientists should consider community priorities beyond a specific research study.

    Authors: Zachary Y. Kerr, Paula Gildner, Aliza K. Nedimyer, Avinash Chandran, Melissa C. Kay, K. Hunter Byrd and Johna K. Register-Mihalik
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:35
  18. Farming is a high risk occupation that predisposes workers to injury, but may also lead to barriers in reaching trauma care. Little is known about emergency and trauma care for patients with farm-related injur...

    Authors: Amanda Swanton, Corinne Peek-Asa and James Torner
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:33
  19. Injury-causing events are not randomly distributed across a landscape, but how they are associated with the features and characteristics of the places where they occur in Arizona (AZ) remains understudied. Clu...

    Authors: Alan Cook, Robin Harris, Heidi E. Brown and Edward Bedrick
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:34
  20. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends infants should be Alone, on their Back, and in a clear Crib to combat relatively stagnant rates of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). These are referred to ...

    Authors: Traci Leong, Kerryn Roome, Terri Miller, Olivia Gorbatkin, Lori Singleton, Maneesha Agarwal and Sarah Gard Lazarus
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):32

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  21. Teen driving educational events are an effective strategy to increase adolescent drivers’ awareness of safe driving practices. The objectives of this study were to evaluate changing rates of self-reported driv...

    Authors: Kathy Monroe, Michele Nichols, Marie Crew, Leslie Brown and William King
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):30

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  22. Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) have become increasingly popular in recent years; however, crash epidemiology is not well described. ROVs travel at least 30 mph, and unlike all-terrain vehicles, have ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Meaghan T. Reaney and Gerene M. Denning
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):28

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  23. A Mobile Safety Center (MSC) is designed to remove financial accessibility barriers to home safety by providing education and safety devices within local communities. The objective of this study was to evaluat...

    Authors: Leah Furman, Stephen Strotmeyer, Christine Vitale and Barbara A. Gaines
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):27

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  24. The leading cause of death in children less than 19 years old is motor vehicle crashes (MVC). Non-use or improper use of motor vehicle car seats significantly adds to the morbidity and mortality. Emergency dep...

    Authors: Cassi Smola, Annalise Sorrentino, Nipam Shah, Michele Nichols and Kathy Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):26

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  25. Tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) and inappropriate sleep position/environments contribute to preventable infant deaths. The objective of our quality improvement (QI) program was to increase primary care provider (...

    Authors: Michael A. Gittelman, Kristen Fluitt, Samantha Anzeljc, Arun RajanBabu, Adam C. Carle, Melissa Wervey Arnold and E. Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):25

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  26. Approximately 75% of all bicycle-related mortality is secondary to head injuries, 85% of which could have been prevented by wearing a bicycle helmet. Younger children appear to be at greater risk than adults, ...

    Authors: Stephen J. Strotmeyer, Christopher Behr, Anthony Fabio and Barbara A. Gaines
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):24

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  27. Helmets prevent head trauma in both all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and bicycle crashes. This pilot study’s objective was to compare family helmet use and participant attitudes regarding helmets for ATVs versus bicy...

    Authors: Cole Wymore, Gerene Denning, Pamela Hoogerwerf, Kristel Wetjen and Charles Jennissen
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):23

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  28. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of death in the post-neonatal period in the United States. In 2015, Connecticut (CT) passed legislation to reduce the number of SUIDs from hazardous s...

    Authors: Kirsten Bechtel, Marcie Gawel, Gregory A. Vincent and Pina Violano
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):22

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  29. Safe medication storage is a proven barrier to ingestions in the pediatric population, but caregivers are often unaware of the importance of safe storage practices or do not have a safe place to store medicati...

    Authors: Alicia C. Webb, Michele H. Nichols, Nipam Shah and Kathy W. Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7(Suppl 1):21

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 7 Supplement 1

  30. Educational achievement, particularly among youth, may mitigate risk of exposure to violence and negative related health outcomes such as crime and gang activity. Few studies to date have examined relationship...

    Authors: Michael J. C. Bray, Mary E. Boulos, Galen Shi, Kevin MacKrell and Paul S. Nestadt
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:20
  31. Hurricanes are among the most devastating natural disasters, playing a significant role in public health. Currently, the epidemiology of fall-related injuries after the occurrence of a tropical storm is not we...

    Authors: Laura Ramírez-Martínez, Mariella Chamah-Nicolás, Mariely Nieves-Plaza, Javier Ruiz-Rodríguez, Pedro Ruiz-Medina, Ediel O. Ramos-Melendez and Pablo Rodríguez-Ortiz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:19
  32. Boys’ lacrosse (LAX), a full contact sport allowing body and stick checking, mandates hard shell helmets with full face masks. Girls’ LAX, which prohibits body checking and whose sphere rule is supposed to pre...

    Authors: R. Dawn Comstock, Alan T. Arakkal, Lauren A. Pierpoint and Sarah K. Fields
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:18
  33. This paper estimates the impact on childhood drowning rates of community-based introduction of crèches or playpens or both in rural Bangladesh for children aged 0–47 months.

    Authors: Olakunle Alonge, David Bishai, Shirin Wadhwaniya, Priyanka Agrawal, Aminur Rahman, Emdad Md. Dewan Hoque, Kamran Ul Baset, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Al-Amin Bhuiyan, Md Irteja Islam, Abu Talab, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Fazlur Rahman, Shams El-Arifeen and Adnan A. Hyder
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:17
  34. Athletics is a sport with a high incidence of injury, where most injuries are caused by overuse. Research on injury incidence and the occurrence of overuse injuries during a season in athletics is scarce. An a...

    Authors: Andreas Lundberg Zachrisson, Andreas Ivarsson, Pia Desai, Jon Karlsson and Stefan Grau
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:16
  35. Trauma registries (TRs) are essential to informing the quality of trauma care within health systems. Lack of standardised trauma documentation is a major cause of inconsistent and poor availability of trauma d...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Nathanael Sirili, Ellen Weber, Timothy J. Coats, Teri A. Reynolds and Lee A. Wallis
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:15
  36. Physical activity is an important component of healthy lifestyles, with a central role in morbidity prevention. However, sporting and physical activity also involve an inherent injury risk. Some sports and act...

    Authors: Madeleine A. M. Davies, Tom Lawrence, Antoinette Edwards, Fiona Lecky, Carly D. McKay, Keith A. Stokes and Sean Williams
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:14
  37. In 2011 the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued regulations pursuant to 2010 Massachusetts youth sports concussion legislation that provided policies and procedures for persons engaged in the prev...

    Authors: Jonathan Howland, Julia Campbell, Linda Brown, Alcy Torres, Jonathan Olshaker, Richard Pearson and Courtney Hess
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:13
  38. Traumatic brain injury legislation varies across states. A comprehensive nationwide evaluation of state traumatic brain injury laws is vital given growing populations of high school athletes. This study evalua...

    Authors: Alan T. Arakkal, Anna E. Barón, Molly M. Lamb, Sarah K. Fields and R. Dawn Comstock
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:12
  39. The injury mortality rates around the globe show considerable country-to-country differences and the rates have decreased at very different speeds. In Finland, the proportion of total mortality attributed to i...

    Authors: Jari Parkkari, Ville M. Mattila, Seppo Niemi and Pekka Kannus
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:11
  40. The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate whether runners with certain biomechanical or clinical/anthropometrical characteristics sustain more running-related injuries than runners with other bi...

    Authors: Jonatan Jungmalm, Rasmus Østergaard Nielsen, Pia Desai, Jon Karlsson, Tobias Hein and Stefan Grau
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:10
  41. We aimed to evaluate the variation in gun violence-related research in the US over time to determine if there are meaningful changes in frequency of research at certain time points. Related publications were s...

    Authors: Lung-Chang Chien, Maxim Gakh, Courtney Coughenour and Ro-Ting Lin
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:9

    The Correction to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:43

  42. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality worldwide, but fall injury circumstances differ by age. We studied the circumstances of accidental fall injuries by age in Shenkursk Distri...

    Authors: Tatiana Nikolaevna Unguryanu, Andrej Mechislavovich Grjibovski, Tordis Agnete Trovik, Børge Ytterstad and Alexander Valerievich Kudryavtsev
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2020 7:8