4142.1 Unintentional Injuries

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 12:30 PM
Six oral presentations are included in this session on unintentional injuries, highlighting research on topics that include a range of unintentional injury types and a number of different populations and settings.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe stair-related injuries among infants in the U.S. 2. Describe how hours of sleep related to injury risk among rural adolescents. 3. Describe injuries to preschool children and compliance to injury prevention rules. 4. Describe the magnitude and nature of bicycle-related injuries among children. 5. Identify risks for agricultural injuries among children and opportunities for prevention.
Lenora Olson, MA, PhD

12:45 PM
Hours of sleep as a risk factor for injury among adolescents in rural Minnesota
Deborah Merchant Langner, PhD candidate, Susan G. Gerberich, PhD, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD and Andrew D. Ryan, MS
1:00 PM
Rules, compliance and injuries to preschool children
Robert Cole, PhD, Harriet Kitzman, RN, PhD, Christina Koulouglioti, RN, PhD, Kimberly Arcoleo, MPH, PhD and Elizabeth Anson, MS
1:30 PM
Children's Behaviors and High-Risk Agricultural Work Exposures: An Opportunity for Intervention?
Kathleen F. Carlson, MS, PhD, Susan G. Gerberich, PhD, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD, Ann S. Masten, PhD, Timothy R. Church, PhD, John M. Shutske, PhD, Andrew D. Ryan, MS and Colleen M. Renier, BS

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