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Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed online journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. It offers a free monthly audio podcast on topics relating to the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. The Injury Prevention podcast is released monthly. Subscribe via all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/ * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed online journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. It offers a free monthly audio podcast on topics relating to the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. The Injury Prevention podcast is released monthly. Subscribe via all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/ * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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United Kingdom

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Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed online journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. It offers a free monthly audio podcast on topics relating to the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. The Injury Prevention podcast is released monthly. Subscribe via all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/ * The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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English


Episodes

Preventing occupational injury in Indigenous and First Nations people

6/30/2021
This month we talk with Dr Brett Shannon, John Monash Scholar and PhD Student at the University of Illinois Chicago, who has an extensive professional track record in medicine, epidemiology, business and policy to identify critical areas in need of further research in occupational health among Indigenous people.

Duration:00:13:15

Night-time subsidised rideshares and prevention of road traffic injuries

6/2/2021
Alcohol-related vehicle crashes pose a significant challenge to public health in suburban communities. The Evesham Saving Lives programme operated between late 2015 and 2019 in two townships in New Jersey. The programme subsidised rideshare (eg, Uber) trips from bars and restaurants to prevent alcohol-related traffic injuries, and is the basis of this month's podcast. Professor Rod McClure interviews David Humphreys, Associate Professor of Evidence-Based Intervention and Policy Evaluation,...

Duration:00:15:18

Involving public and politicians in Injury Prevention

5/5/2021
This month’s interview is with Professor Alison Macpherson, from the Faculty of Health, York University, Canada. As an experienced and passionate academic, she believes that policy makers and the public need to be included in research from the beginning of the research process. She also tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, how important it would be to get students more involved. Related paper published by Injury Prevention:...

Duration:00:16:39

ICD-10-CM Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Methods

3/30/2021
In this month’s podcast, Rod McLure talks to Renee Johnson, Dr. Holly Hedegaard, Emilia Pasalic, and Pedro Martinez, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US. They are Guest Editors of the Injury Prevention's new supplement, which explores injury epidemiology and surveillance methods using ICD-10-CM coded data, and was published in March 2021. Read it on the Injury Prevention website: https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/27/S1 Please also read the blog post:...

Duration:00:16:20

Quality data and public policy: understanding the causes of causes

3/4/2021
In this month’s podcast, Rod McLure talks to Professor Richard Matzopoulos, about his work as a researcher-practitioner working across government and academia in South Africa. He details his data-driven policy work to support an evidence-based approach to large impact upstream nation-level interventions. Richard Matzopoulos is a Chief Specialist Scientist and Co-Director of the South African Medical Research Council’s Burden of Disease Research Unit and an Honorary Professor at the...

Duration:00:19:26

Cycling: testing the concept of “Safety in Density" in artificial societies

2/3/2021
What is the “safety in numbers” effect? And how can research conducted in simulated environments challenge the results of real-life studies about cyclists safety? The discussion in this podcast with Dr Jason Thompson, University of Melbourne, Australia, introduces the idea of modeling artificial societies, and suggests ways these agent-based models can be used to advance injury prevention. Read the related paper on the Injury Prevention website:...

Duration:00:23:58

A public health issue and the practice-based knowledge

1/6/2021
Morag Mackay, Research Director, Safekids Worldwide, is an injury prevention expert with high-level experience in research policy and practice. In this podcast, she stresses the need for training in the field of injury prevention, and acknowledges the wider context within which injury prevention is practiced. A related article authored by Morag has been published by Injury Prevention: injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/24/Suppl_1/i67 The Injury Prevention podcast is released on the first...

Duration:00:20:43

Lessons from Emeritus Professor Barry Pless, founding editor

12/2/2020
On the 25th anniversary of the Injury Prevention journal, we talk to Emeritus Professor Barry Pless, founding Editor-in-Chief and Director of the Community, Developmental and Epidemiologic Research, at the Montreal Children's Hospital, Canada. Read the related Editorial of the December issue: https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/26/6/505 The Injury Prevention podcast is released on the first Thursday of each month. Please subscribe via all podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:24:33

Bringing clinical practice into injury prevention research

11/4/2020
In this month’s podcast, we talk to Denise Kendrick, General Practitioner in the north of England with a quiet passion for supporting her patients' health outcomes, and the population health outcomes of communities within which her patients live. She has focused on the prevention of injury in young and older people, improving injury recovery, and translating research to practice over the last 20 years. To read some of Dr Kendrick’s research please visit the Injury Prevention website through...

Duration:00:18:56

Digging deeper into the heterogeneity of injuries

9/24/2020
In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, talks to Erin Hamilton (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle) about the Global Burden of Disease (GBD), the same topic of a special issue just published by Injury Prevention. Read more on the journal's website: https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/26/Supp_1 The Injury Prevention podcast is released on the first Thursday of each month. Please subscribe via all podcast platforms,...

Duration:00:15:40

Understanding your market for effective injury prevention

9/2/2020
In this month’s podcast, we bring you an orderly walk through the life of a senior in the field. It moves from childhood drivers through private, to not profit, to public sector experiences and how it all comes together in the current job of Professor Ian Pike, University of British Columbia, Canada. Read more about these topics on the Injury Prevention website - https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/ - and blog - http://blogs.bmj.com/injury-prevention/. The Injury Prevention podcast is released...

Duration:00:18:35

Opioids, road safety, and the effectiveness of public policy as an injury prevention tool

8/5/2020
In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure,talks to Dr. Becky Naumann. She is a research assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and core faculty at UNC's Injury Prevention Research Center. Dr. Naumann’s main area of research has focused on understanding risk factors and trends of unintentional injuries and evaluating injury prevention interventions, largely in the areas of road traffic injury and opioid overdose. Read more about these topics on the...

Duration:00:16:59

Nationwide public health responses: what can we learn from COVID-19 to prevent injury

7/1/2020
In this podcast, Rod McLure talks to Associate Professor Bridget Kool about New Zealand's success in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss the implications of this success for injury prevention.

Duration:00:15:25

Engineering health and sustainable mobility in the post-COVID-19 era

6/3/2020
Fewer cars, more walking and cycling after the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests the Head of Sustainable Mobility and Safety Research at Monash University in this month’s podcast. Dr Ben Beck, who’s the President of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network, believes that enhancing safety and reducing injury will require a shift in cities infrastructure investments. He also tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, how his path in this field started through biomechanics....

Duration:00:15:25

Dr Margie Peden - from nursing and clinical practice to global health

5/6/2020
In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, interviews Dr Margie Peden, Head of the Global Injury Programme at the George Institute, University of Oxford, and co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Trauma Care. The conversation takes them from clinical practice in trauma units in South Africa to her work in injury prevention with the WHO, in Geneva, for almost 20 years.

Duration:00:17:51

Road crash injury risks: dangerous vehicles and gender disparities

3/30/2020
Motorcycles pose higher risk to other road users than cars, according to the study discussed in this podcast. Rod McClure talks to Dr Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster, about her recent paper published by Injury Prevention, which analyses the risk of injury to others constituted by six different transport modes, driver's/riders’ gender and type of roads. The study also confirms that men drivers pose more risk than women drivers to the community. Read the paper:...

Duration:00:16:21

Overcoming the fragmentation of the injury prevention field

3/3/2020
What does it mean to be an injury prevention scientist? Rod McClure asks Associate Professor Lyndal Bugeja (Nursing and Midwifery and the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia). They also discuss the challenge of the fragmentation of disciplines in the Injury Prevention field.

Duration:00:19:09

What is Injury Surveillance?

2/4/2020
In this podcast, Rod McClure discusses with statistician Yvette Holder the importance of data and evidence-based driven decisions in the context of 'Injury Surveillance', a field of injury prevention which is all about understanding the nature of the injury problem, its causes, and then helping people implement solutions.

Duration:00:17:42

Road safety and violence prevention - interview with Dr Andres Villaveces

1/2/2020
Dr Andrés Villaveces, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC USA, has come from 'grassroots' through the main injury prevention institutions of the world. He tells Rod McClure about his pathway to injury prevention and leaves some advice for students in this area.

Duration:00:15:34

Violence and Injury Research - why does it matter?

12/4/2019
The focus of the podcast this month is the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR). Editor-in-Chief Rod McClure chats to the President of the SAVIR, Dr Linda Degutis, about the work of the society and the role of the journal of Injury Prevention on the work of preventing and treating injury and violence. https://www.savirweb.org/ https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/

Duration:00:11:15