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Musculosketal injuries

Alice E Conway, Amy J McClune, Patricia Nosel
Agriculture continues to rank as the most dangerous industry in the United States. The objectives of this pilot study were to identify the incidence of care provided to children involved in farm accidents, examine barriers to utilization of farm safety materiaJs by primary health care practitioners (PHCPs), and determine the percentage of PHCPs who provide anticipatory guidance related to farm safety. Pender's revised Health Promotion Model (2006) was used. A survey was developed and mailed to 110 PHCPs of all levels in North West Pennsylvania...
January 2007: Pediatric Nursing
Michael G Millin, Jennifer L Jenkins, Thomas Kirsch
OBJECTIVE: Hurricane Katrina severely disrupted the health services in the U.S. Gulf Coast, necessitating an external health care response. The types and needs of patients following such an extensive event have not been well described. The objective of this study was to analyze the types of patients treated in two temporary clinics and to identify differences between them. METHODS: Two temporary sites were established: a disaster medical assistance team-based site in Mississippi and a volunteer-based site near New Orleans...
October 2006: Prehospital Emergency Care
D G Manuel, S E Schultz, J A Kopec
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the burden of illness from chronic disease and injury using a population based health survey, which contains both measures of chronic disease and a utility based health related quality of life (HRQOL) measure. DESIGN: An adapted Sullivan method was used to calculate cause deleted health adjusted life expectancies for chronic conditions. SETTING: Ontario, Canada, 1996/97. SUBJECTS: The 1996/97 Ontario Health Survey (n=35 527) was used to estimate the prevalence of chronic conditions...
November 2002: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
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