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Firearms injury. Professor David Studdert on mass shootings, health law and changing careers

12/5/2018
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In the second podcast of a series about the papers that helped shape a career in Injury Prevention, Professor Rod McClure talks to Professor David Studdert, expert in health law and empirical legal research from the Stanford Law School and Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, whose latest research career focus on the burden of injuries and deaths from firearms, especially in the wake of mass shootings. Find the Injury Prevention podcast on the journal website...

Duration:00:21:45

My top papers are… Rachid Salmi on escaping tigers, a bridge of death and child head trauma

11/1/2018
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The papers that helped shape a career in Injury Prevention. In the first podcast of this series, Rod McClure, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, talks to Rachid Salmi, Professor of Public Health at the Université de Bordeaux, who pursued a research topic that was "under recognised" in the 1970s. Find the Injury Prevention podcast on the journal website (https://injuryprevention.bmj.com) as well as on your preferred App every first Thursday of the month. More about the papers mentioned in...

Duration:00:14:54

Structural housing elements associated with home injuries in children

5/18/2016
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In this podcast Dr Brian Johnston talks to Wendy Shields and Eileen McDonald co-authors of the paper "Structural housing elements associated with home injuries in children". Full paper >>http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/22/2/105.full

Duration:00:22:13

Spatial analysis of paediatric swimming pool submersions by housing type

9/9/2015
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Drowning is a major cause of unintentional childhood death. Along with colleagues, Rohit P Shenoi, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, Texas, investigated the relationship between childhood swimming pool submersions, neighbourhood sociodemographics, housing type and swimming pool location was examined in Harris County, Texas. He tells Brian Johnston what they found. Read the paper, for free: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/21/4/245.full

Duration:00:15:40

Using the Haddon matrix: introducing the third dimension

7/23/2015
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William Haddon Jr developed his conceptual model, the Haddon matrix, by applying basic principles of public health to the problem of traffic safety. In 1998, Carol Runyan expanded on his work with the seminal paper “Using the Haddon matrix: introducing the third dimension” that expanded on the matrix and its utility by adding a decision-making dimension based on principles of policy analysis. This paper made an important contribution to the injury prevention field as it provided...

Duration:00:24:28

Looking back at building the evidence base for safe and active bicycling

2/6/2015
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As Injury Prevention turns 20 we're taking a look back at some of the most influential papers we've published in our Anniversary Archives, starting with Fred Rivara et al's “Epidemiology of bicycle injuries and risk factors for serious injury”. Using data from their seminal case–control study on bicycle helmet effectiveness, the study reported on crash circumstances, helmet use and injury outcomes to identify prevention opportunities. This study was part of a broader intellectual effort to...

Duration:00:15:25

The health care burden of illicit synthetic drug use

11/5/2014
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The Minnesota Department of Health conducted an exploratory epidemiologic investigation into the health care burden of illicit synthetic drug (ISD) use in Duluth, Minnesota. Staff reviewed medical records of 78 patients with suspected ISD use who were treated in emergency departments at two Duluth-area hospitals from January through September 2013. The analysis showed use of ISDs has the potential to create a significant burden on the health care system and public services, and that...

Duration:00:20:40

Patterns of vulnerability to non-fatal injuries in Sudan

11/5/2014
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Successful injury prevention requires identification and targeting of particularly vulnerable groups, but little is known about injury vulnerability patterns in Sudan. Safa Abdalla, Sudanese Public Health Consultancy Group, aimed to fill this gap using survey data, and here Brian Johnston asks her what she found. Read the full paper: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/20/5/310.full

Duration:00:13:02

Threat of paediatric hyperthermia in an enclosed vehicle

9/5/2014
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In the USA, 384 children died due to hyperthermia between 2003 and 2012 while unattended in an enclosed vehicle. Paediatric vehicular hyperthermia persists as a highly preventable form of heat-related death. A study recently published in IP has described temperature change throughout the workday in an enclosed vehicle in Austin, Texas across the calendar year, to examine the risk of hyperthermia to children trapped in vehicles. Brian Johnston talks to lead author, Sarah V Duzinski, Trauma...

Duration:00:12:47

The Sports Injury Registry

8/21/2014
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This podcast focuses on the collection of high school athlete sports injury data by the University of South Florida Sports Medicine and Athletic Related Trauma Institute (SMART). SMART developed an injury surveillance tool to collect detailed sports injury risk factor and outcome data for high school athletes in west central Florida beginning in 2007. Since 2012 SMART has joined the Reporting Information Online (RIO) network for high school athletes’ sports injury data collection. The lead...

Duration:00:27:17

Analysis of the quantity and quality of published RCTs related to injury prevention in China

7/3/2014
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Brian Johnston talks to Guoqing Hu, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Central South University, China, about what his analysis of injury prevention research published in China between 2001 and 2010 reveals. Read the full paper (for free) http://goo.gl/bNZz51

Duration:00:34:58

Preventing deaths and injuries from house fires

3/24/2014
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Brian Johnston, IP Editor in Chief, talks to Gregory Istre and Mary McCoy, Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dallas, about their latest research into the impact of community-based smoke alarm distribution programmes on the occurrence of house fire-related deaths and injuries. Read the full research: http://goo.gl/mg7JCa

Duration:00:16:49

Sports concussion: Issues and controversies

2/20/2014
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Sports concussion, especially among youth, has become a topic of major interest to parents, athletes, coaches and physicians. While much is known about the topic, there is a great deal that is not known, especially about concussions in children. Dr Fred Rivara, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington discusses some of the current issues and controversies.

Duration:00:06:59

A year on from Sandy Hook: Why is US funding for research on gun violence still being blocked?

12/13/2013
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December 14, 2013, is the one year anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, USA, in which 20 young children were massacred. Dr Fred Rivara, professor of pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, discusses the need for research on gun violence, and the reasons that funding for this has been blocked in the US for almost two decades. The Institute of Medicine report, Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence, is...

Duration:00:05:12

IP podcast - Economic Disparity And Childhood Mortality Due To Injury In Europe

11/22/2013
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Read the full research online: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/19/5/311 Brian Johnston, IP editor, talks to Mathilde Sengoelge from the Department of Public Health Sciences, at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. They discuss the Editor's choice manuscript, Country-level economic disparity and child mortality related to housing and injuries: a study in 26 European countries

Duration:00:15:42

Acute occupational injury among adolescent farmworkers from South Texas

8/13/2013
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Brian Johnston, IP Editor in Chief, talks to Eva Shipp, from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Rural Public Health in Texas, about her latest research into injury rates amongst adolescent, migrant farmworkers in Starr county, South Texas. Read the full research : http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/19/4/264.full

Duration:00:20:25

Greening vacant lots reduces violent injury

7/12/2013
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In Philadelphia, the local authority has undertaken a project to green vacant lots, with the aim of improving the city. Research by Charles Branas, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania, has shown that not only did this have the desired aesthetic effect, it also lead to a reduction in violent crime in those areas. He joins Brian Johnston, IP's editor in chief, to discuss his work. Read the full research: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/19/3/198

Duration:00:22:44

Risk and protective behaviours for residential carbon monoxide poisoning

4/23/2013
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Unintentional, non-fire-related carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a leading cause of poisoning death and injury in the USA. Most residential poisonings are preventable, so how to get people to adopt these protective behaviours? IP editor Brian Johnston talks to Douglas Rupert, Health Communication Program, RTI International, and Scott Damon, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about what their research looking at the question revealed. See also: Risk and protective behaviours for...

Duration:00:19:19

Data sharing for prevention

4/23/2013
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Can emergency department data sharing help prevent violence and alcohol-related harm? Editor Brain Johnston talks to Karen Hughes (behavioural epidemiologist, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University) about the way data is integration into multi-agency policy and practice in the North West of England, and the role this played in driving local violence prevention activity. See also: Data sharing for prevention: a case study in the development of a comprehensive emergency...

Duration:00:16:52

Barriers to implementing falls prevention programmes in senior centres

4/23/2013
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IP editor Brian Johnston talks to Ciara Zachary (postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Health Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University) about her study looking at barriers to implementing falls prevention programmes in senior centres. See also: Barriers to senior centre implementation of falls prevention programmes http://bit.ly/XmpJ4k

Duration:00:18:36