News tagged with injury

Avoid holiday decorating hazards

Holiday decorating is supposed to be a joyous time. But without the proper precautions, it can be dangerous—even deadly. So before you pull those light strings out of the basement and set your ladder up against the side ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Confronting secondary injuries from brain trauma

Every day, thousands of people nationwide are hospitalized or treated in emergency rooms as a result of traumatic brain injuries, from mild concussions to the most severe cases. Yet the initial incident may not be the sole ...

Dec 10, 2013
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High chair-related injuries to children on the rise

High chairs and booster seats are commonly used to help make feeding young children easier. Although most parents assume these products are safe, millions have been recalled in recent years, and injuries ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Trucks found to be a significant cause of severe accidents

Trucks are responsible for 4,500 deaths per year in the United States. Truck crashes also cause huge losses in productivity, property and personal injury. New research just published in the International Journal of Injury ...

Dec 06, 2013
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A better model for brain death needed

Process variations related to brain death have far-reaching implications beyond delaying an official declaration of death, including added stress for the patient's family, missed opportunities for organ donation and increased ...

Dec 03, 2013
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