5120.0 ICEHS Late-Breaker Presentations

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session involves presentations on an interesting range of late-breaking topics, ranging from policies regarding flammable furniture, to psychiatric consequences of injury, to injury prevention strategies being used in National Parks.
Session Objectives: 1. Articulate safety policies regarding furniture flammability. 2. Discuss the approach national parks are taking to prevent injuries among visitors. 3. Describe the importance of psychiatric consequences of injury. 4. Describe the problem of injury among individuals with paraplegia.
Andrea C. Gielen, ScD, ScM

1:06 PM
Emergency care must include a focus on psychiatric consequences of injury
Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Theiman Ackerson, MSW, Justine Shults, PhD, Wensheng Guo, PhD, Vicente Gracias, MD, Judd Hollander, MD, Keith Robinson, MD and Jay Amsterdam, MD
1:24 PM
Injury hospitalizations among individuals with paraplegia: Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2001-2004
Erin O. Heiden, MPH, Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD, MPH, Jingzhen Yang, PhD, MPH and Veerasathpurush Allareddy, DDS

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing