Injuries in Aleppo, Syria; first population-based estimates and characterization of predominant types
- Glue Might Work Better. // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);1/27/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p10
The article reports about the man trying to scale Grand Canyon and getting injured after falling.
- How to Survive a 31-Foot Fall. TONN, SHARA // Men's Health;Sep2015, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p74
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of falling 31-feet on the ground from the attic of a church that caused broken bones in his legs and feet and recovering from these injuries.
- How to survive a spill. K.A. // Shape;May2001, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p56
Reports on how to avoid injury from a fall. Training of the body for the back of the shoulder to hit the ground first; Wearing of a helmet.
- Status and risk factors of unintentional injuries among Chinese undergraduates: a crosssectional study. Hongying Shi; Xinjun Yang; Chenping Huang; Zumu Zhou; Qiang Zhou; Maoping Chu // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p531
Background: Injuries affect all age groups but have a particular impact on young people. To evaluate the incidence of non-fatal, unintentional, injuries among undergraduates in Wenzhou, China, assess the burden caused by these injuries, and explore the associated risk factors for unintentional...
- Watch Your Step. Sekula, Robin Davis // Louisville Magazine;May2005 Supplement, Vol. 56, p14
The article a reports older Americans are increasingly at risk of household injuries, particularly falls. Kathy Scifres, clinical manager of emergency services at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, says her hospital sees its share of seniors who are injured from a fall. That causes potential...
- Blunt Trauma in Pregnancy. Grossman, Nancy Beth // American Family Physician;10/1/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p1303
Trauma is the most common cause of nonobstetric death among pregnant women in the United States. Motor vehicle crashes, domestic violence, and falls are the most common causes of blunt trauma during pregnancy. All pregnant patients with traumatic injury should be assessed formally in a medical...
- Sosyoekonomik DÃ¼zeyi DÃ¼ÅŸÃ¼k Olan Ailelerin Ev KazalarÄ± HakkÄ±nda Bilgi DÃ¼zeylerinin Ã–lÃ§Ã¼lmesi. Yalaki, Zahide; Taşar, Medine Ayşin; Kara, Nursel; Dallar, Yıldız // Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine / Akademik Acil Tip Olgu ;Sep2010, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p129
Objective: Determining the types of home injuries observed with children between ages 0 to 5, factors that lead to these injuries, and attitudes and behaviors of families in preventing these injuries. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire composed of 47 questions was employed for 500 families...
- Preventing Falls at Home: Transforming Unsafe Spaces into Healthy Places for Older People. Northridge, Mary E.; Levick, Nadine // Generations;Winter2002/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p42
Proposes a conceptual framework for thinking about preventing falls in older adults that is an extension of an existing paradigm, and takes into account the complex interplay between people and places. Importance of space and place for older adults; Information on the changing needs of older...
- Results of Intervention Research: Implications for Practice. Rose, Debra J. // Generations;Winter2002/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p60
Focuses on several intervention strategies that have been proven to be most effective in reducing fall incidence rates and fall-related injuries among the older adult population. Role of exercise in reducing fall risk and fall incidence rates in older adults; Information on environmental...