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  1. Original Contribution

    The role of Ugandan District Hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users: a cross-sectional study

    Musculoskeletal injuries are a common cause of morbidity after road traffic injury (RTI) in motorizing countries. District hospitals provide front-line orthopedic care in Uganda and other sub-Saharan African n...

    Dan K. Kisitu, Lauren E. Eyler, Isaac Kajja, Gonzaga Waiswa, Titus Beyeza, David R. Ragland, Isabelle Feldhaus, Catherine Juillard and Rochelle A. Dicker

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:27

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  2. Original Contribution

    A pilot study of a hospital-based injury surveillance system in a secondary level district hospital in India: lessons learnt and way ahead

    Reliable epidemiological information on injury burden and pattern is essential to formulate effective injury control and prevention strategies. Injury surveillance systems are globally gaining ground as a tool...

    P. V. M. Lakshmi, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Nalinikanta Tripathy, Sunita Singh, Deepak Bhatia, Jagnoor Jagnoor and Rajesh Kumar

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:24

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  3. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: a six year retrospective cohort study

    Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (TSCI) is relatively uncommon, yet a devastating and costly condition. Despite the human and social impacts, studies describing patients with potential TSCI in the pre-hospital set...

    Ala’a O. Oteir, Karen Smith, Johannes U. Stoelwinder, Shelley Cox, James W. Middleton and Paul A. Jennings

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:25

    Published on: 17 October 2016

  4. Original Contribution

    Mortality from motorcycle crashes: the baby-boomer cohort effect

    Motorcyclists are known to be at substantially higher risk per mile traveled of dying from crashes than car occupants. In 2014, motorcycling made up less than 1 % of person-miles traveled but 13 % of the total...

    Victor Puac-Polanco, Katherine M. Keyes and Guohua Li

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:19

    Published on: 9 August 2016

  5. Original Contribution

    Gender and age differences in components of traffic-related pedestrian death rates: exposure, risk of crash and fatality rate

    This ecological study aimed i) to quantify the association of age and gender with the three components of pedestrians’ death rates after a pedestrian-vehicle crash: exposure, risk of crash and fatality, and ii...

    María Ángeles Onieva-García, Virginia Martínez-Ruiz, Pablo Lardelli-Claret, José Juan Jiménez-Moleón, Carmen Amezcua-Prieto, Juan de Dios Luna-del-Castillo and Eladio Jiménez-Mejías

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:14

    Published on: 10 June 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:20

  6. Original Contribution

    Evaluation of Iowa’s anti-bullying law

    Bullying is the most common form of youth aggression. Although 49 of all 50 states in the U.S. have an anti-bullying law in place to prevent bullying, little is known about the effectiveness of these laws. Our...

    Marizen Ramirez, Patrick Ten Eyck, Corinne Peek-Asa, Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Joseph E. Cavanaugh

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:15

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  7. Original Contribution

    Anticipated resource utilization for injury versus non-injury pediatric visits to emergency departments

    Childhood injuries are increasingly treated in emergency departments (EDs) but the relationship between injury severity and ED resource utilization has not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to co...

    Mark R. Zonfrillo, Michelle L. Macy, Lawrence J. Cook, Tomohiko Funai, Rachel M. Stanley, James M. Chamberlain, Rebecca M. Cunningham and Elizabeth R. Alpern

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:12

    Published on: 3 May 2016

  8. Original Contribution

    Restraint use and risky driving behaviors across drug types and drug and alcohol combinations for drivers involved in a fatal motor vehicle collision on U.S. roadways

    While driving impaired is a well-recognized risk factor for motor vehicle (MV) crash, recent trends in recreational drug use and abuse may pose increased threats to occupant safety. This study examines mechani...

    Chang Liu, Yanlan Huang and Joyce C. Pressley

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:9

    Published on: 1 April 2016

  9. Original Contribution

    Motorcycle helmet effectiveness in reducing head, face and brain injuries by state and helmet law

    Despite evidence that motorcycle helmets reduce morbidity and mortality, helmet laws and rates of helmet use vary by state in the U.S.

    Cody S. Olsen, Andrea M. Thomas, Michael Singleton, Anna M. Gaichas, Tracy J. Smith, Gary A. Smith, Justin Peng, Michael J. Bauer, Ming Qu, Denise Yeager, Timothy Kerns, Cynthia Burch and Lawrence J. Cook

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:8

    Published on: 7 March 2016

  10. Short Report

    Social support and older adult falls

    Social support has been shown to be associated with various positive health outcomes among older adults but has not been previously examined in relation to falls, which are a serious health concern among older...

    Laura Durbin, Rebekah J. Kharrazi, Rebecca Graber and Thelma J. Mielenz

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:4

    Published on: 8 February 2016

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