Stages of development and injury patterns in the early years: a population-based analysis
- Ã‡ocukluk Ã‡aÄŸÄ± TravmalarÄ± ve Ã–nlenmesinde Koruyucu HekimliÄŸin RolÃ¼. Bahadır, Gökhan Berktuğ; Oral, Akgün; Güven, Ahmet // TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p243
Death or fatal complications due to childhood trauma may lead to loss of human and human-power, leeway and financial losses. The most important step in preventing trauma and deaths related to trauma is which it is known that the trauma can be prevented it is even an unpredictable event....
- European Child Health Plan Adopted. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2004, Vol. 112 Issue 14, pA 805
This article reports that a Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, held in June 2004, has adopted the Children's Environment and Health Action Plan for Europe. The plan calls on the represented nations to implement national children's environmental health plans by 2007. The plan...
- How to Treat a Cut. Coutts, Cherylann // Parenting;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p30
Presents tips on treating cuts in children. Wound inspection; How to stop the bleeding; Prevention of infection.
- Backpack Injuries. // Pediatrics for Parents;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p7
Reports on the back-pain among children caused by heavy load of back-packs full of books. Effects of backpack injury on the health of children; Percentage of children prone to backpack injury as per the report of a study in the U.S.
- Poor children injured more in informal care. Morton, Katy // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);1/7/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4201, p5
The article reports on the results of a study which showed that children from poor families have the greater possibility of sustaining accidental injuries while in informal childcare.
- NEED-TO-KNOW news. // Parenting School Years;Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p37
This section offers news briefs relating to children's health, including a study showing that children in sunnier climates in the southern U.S. can suffer from vitamin D deficiency, increases in pediatric injuries during Fourth of July holidays, and the low incidence of injury among children at...
- Is your medicine chest well stocked? Gilbert, Susan // Redbook;Feb96, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p142
Gives information on necessary first aid supplies that parents should have for their children.
- Can traffic calming measures achieve the Children's Fund objective of reducing inequalities in child health? Liabo, Kristin; Lucas, Patricia; Roberts, Helen // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p235
Discusses the effectiveness of educational programs compared with traffic calming in reducing child traffic injuries in Great Britain. Influence of traffic calming measures on injuries; Objectives of the Children's Fund to reduce inequalities in child health; Availability of traffic safety...
- Pediatric trauma in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges in overcoming the scourge. Ademuyiwa, Adesoji O.; Usang, Usang E.; Oluwadiya, Kehinde S.; Ogunlana, Dare I.; Glover-Addy, Hope; Bode, Chris O.; B. Van A. S, Arjan // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Jan2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p55
All over the world, pediatric trauma has emerged as an important public health problem. It accounts for the highest mortality in children and young adults in developed countries. Reports from Africa on trauma in the pediatric age group are few and most have been single center experience. In many...