Injury morbidity in an urban and a rural area in Tanzania: an epidemiological survey
- Helping All Children Succeed. Crawford, Nancy // Zero to Three;Jul2011, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on the impact of poverty and trauma towards mental health of babies.
- Acute Traumatic Injuries in Rural Populations. Peek-Asa, Corinne; Zwerling, Craig; Stallones, Lorann // American Journal of Public Health;Oct2004, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p1689
In the United States, injuries are the leading cause of death among individuals aged 1 to 45 years and the fourth leading cause of death overall. Rural populations exhibit disproportionately high injury mortality rates. Deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes, traumatic occupational...
- Chiefs seek co-operation on First Nation health issues. Taillon, Joan // Windspeaker;May2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p23
Focuses on the call for cooperation for the elimination of social problems affecting health in Ontario. Efforts to fight poverty and disease; Correlation between dismal health statistics and lack of economic opportunity; Resolutions for the formation of ministries to work on the creation of...
- Urban-rural differences in work disability after an occupational injury. Young, Amanda E.; Wasiak, Radoslaw; Webster, Barbara S.; Shayne, Rebecca G.F. // Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health;Apr2008, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p158
The article examines whether people with occupational injuries encounter differing durations of work disability related to the rural characteristics of their residential location. It also aims to distinguish whether previously identified correlates of work disability explain any observed...
- Mechanisms of paediatric trauma at a rural hospital in Uganda. Hulme, P. // Rural & Remote Health;Jan-Mar2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with the mechanisms of pediatric trauma seen at a rural hospital in Uganda.
- The Most Frequent Causes of Disability in Health Insured Persons in Cazin Municipality. Cemalovic, Nermina; Hairlahovic, Hatidza; Malic, Nermina; Alicajic, Fredi; Poric, Samir // Materia Socio Medica;2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p207
Disability is permanent risk of each health insured person and represents medical, economic-legal and social problem. The aim of this research is to find out the most frequent diseases which cause disability of the health insured persons in Cazin Municipality. The health insured persons have...
- RURAL HEALTH PROMOTION: BAILIWICK FOR SOCIAL WORK. Bender, Carol; Hart, J. Patrick // Health & Social Work;Winter1986, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p52
A variety of factors have prompted increasing interest in prevention in health care practice in this country. In describing a rural health promotion project in which a social worker played a key role, this article illustrates how social work practitioners can bring their many skills to bear in...
- Pre-hospital care of spinal cord injury in a rural Indian setting. Singh, P. K.; Shrivastva, S.; Dulani, R. // Rural & Remote Health;Apr-Jun2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p1
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with pre-hospital care which is offered to patients with spinal cord injuries in rural India.
- What makes community based injury prevention work? In search of evidence of effectiveness. Nilsen, P. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p268
Community based injury prevention work has become a widely accepted strategy among safety promotion specialists. Hundreds of community based injury prevention programs have been implemented since the mid-1970s, but relatively few have been evaluated rigorously, resulting in a lack of consensus...