Canada gets a marginal grade on childhood injury
- Low-Income Neighborhoods and the Risk of Severe Pediatric Injury: A Small-Area Analysis in Northern Manhattan. Durkin, Maureen S.; Davidson, Leslie L.; Kuhn, Louise; O'Connor, Patricia; Barlow, Barbara // American Journal of Public Health;Apr94, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p587
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between socioeconomic disadvantage and the incidence of severe childhood injury. Methods: Small-area analysis was used to examine socioeconomic risk factors for pediatric injury resulting in hospitalization or death in...
- The National Home Safety Equipment Scheme (NHSES). // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p13
The article reviews the National Home Safety Equipment Scheme (NHSES) set forth by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Equipment deemed necessary for the parents of young children includes window locks, safety gates, and fireguards. The author notes that statistics show...
- RoSPA awarded Â£18m to reduce injuries to under-fives. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p13
The article reports that the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has been awarded an Â£18 million contract to design a home safety equipment layout which would reduce the accidental injuries and deaths of children. The home safety scheme will be targeted at children five...
- World Report on Child Injury Prevention: An Ignored Component of Child Survival! VASHISHTHA, VIPIN M. // Indian Pediatrics;Feb2009, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p152
The article focuses on a report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) concerning child injury prevention. It notes that the report is designed to boost awareness on child injuries and the prevention of such injuries as well as offer recommendations that countries may adopt. The top...
- Central heating devices cause childhood injuries but rarely burns: a study in Greece. Petridou, Eleni; Alexe, Delia; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios // European Journal of Pediatrics;2002, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p347
Investigate the relative frequency and characteristics of central heating device-related injuries among children using data from the Accident and Emergency Injury Surveillance System (EDIIS) in Greece. Total number of children with indoor injuries recorded from 1996 to 1998; Percentage of...
- Stroller Injuries. Darling, Tammy // Pediatrics for Parents;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p5
Discusses stroller-related injuries among young children. Commonly injured body parts; Explanation of injuries due to children falling out of strollers; Reason behind finger entrapment between stroller parts; Suggestions to prevent stroller injuries.
- health. Dreisbach, Shaun // Parenting School Years;Nov2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p52
The article provides an answer to a question about the ideal way to remove a splinter in a child.
- Stuck. Kwiatkowski, Daniel // Teen Ink;May2014, p24
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having a refrigerator fall on top of him.
- Social Disparities in Housing and Related Pediatric Injury: A Multilevel Study. Shenassa, Edmond D.; Stubbendick, Amy; Brown, Mary Jean // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2004, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p633
Objectives. We conducted an ecologic analysis to determine whether housing characteristics mediate the associations between concentration of poverty and pediatric injury and between concentration of racial minorities and pediatric injury and whether the association between housing conditions and...