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  1. Original Contribution

    Initiation of antihypertensive monotherapy and incident fractures among Medicare beneficiaries

    Research suggests antihypertensive medications are associated with fractures in older adults, however results are inconsistent and few have examined how the association varies over time. We sought to examine t...

    Jennifer L. Hargrove, Yvonne M. Golightly, Virginia Pate, Carri H. Casteel, Laura R. Loehr, Stephen W. Marshall and Til Stürmer

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:27

    Published on: 18 October 2017

  2. Commentary

    A six stage operational framework for individualising injury risk management in sport

    Managing injury risk is important for maximising athlete availability and performance. Although athletes are inherently predisposed to musculoskeletal injuries by participating in sports, etiology models have ...

    Mark Roe, Shane Malone, Catherine Blake, Kieran Collins, Conor Gissane, Fionn Büttner, John C. Murphy and Eamonn Delahunt

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:26

    Published on: 20 September 2017

  3. Original Contribution

    The prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in volleyball: the systematic development of an intervention and its feasibility

    A scientific research project has started in the Netherlands with the aim of developing and implementing an evidence-based intervention to prevent the occurrence of musculoskeletal injuries among young and adu...

    Vincent Gouttebarge, Marije van Sluis, Evert Verhagen and Johannes Zwerver

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:25

    Published on: 1 September 2017

  4. Original Contribution

    Quantifying sources of bias in longitudinal data linkage studies of child abuse and neglect: measuring impact of outcome specification, linkage error, and partial cohort follow-up

    Health informatics projects combining statewide birth populations with child welfare records have emerged as a valuable approach to conducting longitudinal research of child maltreatment. The potential bias re...

    Jared W. Parrish, Meghan E. Shanahan, Patricia G. Schnitzer, Paul Lanier, Julie L. Daniels and Stephen W. Marshall

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:23

    Published on: 7 August 2017

  5. Research Methods

    Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD): study design and methods

    As an important indicator of mobility, driving confers a host of social and health benefits to older adults. Despite the importance of safe mobility as the population ages, longitudinal data are lacking about ...

    Guohua Li, David W. Eby, Robert Santos, Thelma J. Mielenz, Lisa J. Molnar, David Strogatz, Marian E. Betz, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, Lindsay H. Ryan, Vanya Jones, Samantha I. Pitts, Linda L. Hill, Charles J. DiMaggio, David LeBlanc and Howard F. Andrews

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:22

    Published on: 1 August 2017

  6. Research Methods

    Identifying characteristics and outcomes that are associated with fall-related fatalities: multi-year retrospective summary of fall deaths in older adults from 2005–2012

    Fall-related deaths continue to be the leading cause of accidental deaths in the older adult (65+ year) population. However, many fall-related fatalities are unspecified and little is known about the fall char...

    Sara M. Deprey, Lynda Biedrzycki and Kristine Klenz

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:21

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  7. Original Contribution

    Injury, intense dust exposure, and chronic disease among survivors of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

    The World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001 in New York City (9/11) exposed thousands of people to intense concentrations of hazardous materials that have resulted in reports of increased levels of ast...

    Howard E. Alper, Shengchao Yu, Steven D. Stellman and Robert M. Brackbill

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:17

    Published on: 17 July 2017

  8. Original Contribution

    Epidemiologic comparisons of soccer-related injuries presenting to emergency departments and reported within high school and collegiate settings

    Few studies compare sports injury patterns in different settings. This study described the epidemiology of soccer injuries presenting to emergency departments (EDs) and compared injuries presenting to EDs to i...

    Zachary Y. Kerr, Lauren A. Pierpoint, Dustin W. Currie, Erin B. Wasserman and R. Dawn Comstock

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:19

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  9. Original Contribution

    Older adult falls prevention behaviors 60 days post-discharge from an urban emergency department after treatment for a fall

    Falls are a common and debilitating health problem for older adults. Older adults are often treated and discharged home by emergency department (ED)-based providers with the hope they will receive falls preven...

    Kalpana Narayan Shankar, Nicole J. Treadway, Alyssa A. Taylor, Alan H. Breaud, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Jonathan Howland

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:18

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  10. Original Contribution

    Mishaps and unsafe conditions in recreational scuba diving and pre-dive checklist use: a prospective cohort study

    Recreational scuba diving involves the use of complex instruments and specialized skills in an unforgiving environment. Errors in dive preparation in such an environment may lead to unsafe conditions, mishaps,...

    Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, Steve Wing, Charles Poole, Kristen L. Kucera, Stephen W. Marshall and Petar J. Denoble

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:16

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  11. Original Contribution

    Characteristics of trauma mortality in the Northern Territory, Australia

    While factors including remoteness, alcohol consumption, age and Indigenous ethnicity are well-documented associations of trauma mortality, less is known of trauma seasonality. This is particularly relevant to...

    Kathleen M. McDermott, Matt B. Brearley, Steven M. Hudson, Linda Ward and David J. Read

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:15

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  12. Review

    Select physical performance measures and driving outcomes in older adults

    Improving physical functioning may be a future intervention to keep older adults driving safely longer as it can help maintain both physical and cognitive health longer. This systematic review assesses the evi...

    Thelma J. Mielenz, Laura L. Durbin, Jodi A. Cisewski, Jack M. Guralnik and Guohua Li

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:14

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  13. Original Contribution

    Prevalence and ethnic/racial disparities in the distribution of pediatric injuries in South Florida: implications for the development of community prevention programs

    The state of Florida continues to report significant gender, ethnic and racial disparities in trauma incidence, access to care and outcomes in the adult population. Our objective was to assess pediatric injury...

    Carmen Ramos Irizarry, Patrick C. Hardigan, Mark G. Mc Kenney, Gretchen Holmes, Rudy Flores, Brenda Benson and Ascension M. Torres

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:12

    Published on: 17 April 2017

  14. Original Contribution

    Whose guns are stolen? The epidemiology of Gun theft victims

    Gun theft is an important source of guns used by criminals. Yet no empirical work has focused on the characteristics of gun owners that distinguish those who have had their guns stolen from those who have not....

    David Hemenway, Deborah Azrael and Matthew Miller

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:11

    Published on: 10 April 2017

  15. Review

    Depression, antidepressants and driving safety

    The purpose of this study was to review the reported associations of depression and antidepressants with motor vehicle crashes.

    Linda L. Hill, Vanessa L. Lauzon, Elise L. Winbrock, Guohua Li, Stanford Chihuri and Kelly C. Lee

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:10

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  16. Original Contribution

    Association between baseline frailty and driving status over time: a secondary analysis of The National Health and Aging Trends Study

    Continued automobile driving is important for the wellbeing and independence of older adults. Frailty has been associated with a variety of negative health outcomes, but studies are lacking on the potential as...

    Elizabeth G. Bond, Laura L. Durbin, Jodi A. Cisewski, Min Qian, Jack M. Guralnik, Judith D. Kasper and Thelma J. Mielenz

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:9

    Published on: 27 March 2017

  17. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of NCAA men’s lacrosse injuries, 2009/10-2014/15 academic years

    Participation in lacrosse has grown at the collegiate levels. However, little research has examined the epidemiology of collegiate men’s lacrosse injuries. This study describes the epidemiology of injuries in ...

    Zachary Y. Kerr, Adam Quigley, Susan W. Yeargin, Andrew E. Lincoln, James Mensch, Shane V. Caswell and Thomas P. Dompier

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:6

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  18. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of homicide perpetration by children

    The United States has by far the highest rates of homicide perpetration among high-income countries. The perpetration of homicide by children is often newsworthy, but little is known about the incidence or the...

    David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:5

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  19. Original Contribution

    Vehicle-related injuries in and around a medium sized Swedish City – bicyclist injuries caused the heaviest burden on the medical sector

    A data acquisition from the medical sector may give one important view of the burden on the society caused by vehicle related injuries. The official police-reported statistics may only reflect a part of all ve...

    Johanna Björnstig, Per-Olof Bylund and Ulf Björnstig

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:4

    Published on: 23 January 2017

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