News tagged with collision
Drivers who have taken even a small dose of opioid painkillers have an increased risk of being injured in a car accident, a new study has found.
Medications Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined pediatric injuries associated with inflatable bouncers, such as ...
Pediatrics Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Bicycle helmets save lives, and their use should be required by law. That's the conclusion of a study to be presented Monday, May 6, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Health May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgical robots could make some types of surgery safer and more effective, but proving that the software controlling these machines works as intended is problematic. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the Johns ...
Surgery Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obese drivers are significantly more likely to die in a road traffic collision than people of normal weight, indicates US research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
In children and adolescents with hemophilia, vigorous physical activity was associated with an elevated risk of bleeding, although it appears the absolute increase in risk may be small, according to a study in the October ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For assessing severe trauma, single-pass whole-body computed tomography (CT) can prove but not definitively exclude the presence of injuries and should be performed later than 30 minutes after admission to an emergency department ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drivers who consume cannabis within three hours of driving are nearly twice as likely to cause a vehicle collision as those who are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol claims a paper published today in the British ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 1.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Dynamic chest compression occurs during spinal manipulation. While dynamic chest compression has been well studied in events such as motor vehicle collisions, chest compression forces have not been studied during chiropractic ...
Other May 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Motor vehicle crashes involving mothers-to-be account for more than half of all New Zealand's foetal deaths due to maternal injury, new University of Otago research reveals.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Older bikers are up to three times as likely to be seriously injured in a crash as younger motor bike enthusiasts, indicates US research published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Global collaborative efforts help delineate pediatric traumatic brain injury causes, characteristics and trends in China
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among children in China are a growing public health concern. Two new studies by researchers of the International Program at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
All-terrain vehicle (ATV) manufacturer warning labels aimed at children under age 16 are largely ineffective, and formal dealer-sponsored training is infrequently offered and deemed unnecessary by most young ATV users, according ...
Pediatrics Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A collision is an isolated event in which two or more moving bodies (colliding bodies) exert relatively strong forces on each other for a relatively short time.
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