5054.0 ICEHS Latebreaker Presentations

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
This session showcases presentations on an interesting range of findings from late-breaking research.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session participants will be able to: 1) describe the burden of pediatric injury in Nicaragua; 2) articulate the relation between driver and child occupant restraint use; 3) describe steps for ED staff to assess and treat suicidal patients; 4) articulate the relation between penetrating trauma and alcohol outlets; and 5) describe the importance of health indicators for violence against children in low- and middle-income countries and a related WHO initiative.
Jeffrey E. Hall, PhD, MSPH

8:30 AM
Non-fatal unintentional injuries in children aged <15 years, Nicaragua, 2004
Maria de Lourdes Martínez, MD, Julio Rocha, MPH, Carme Clavel-Arcas, PhD and Karin A. Mack, PhD
8:45 AM
Impact of adult restraint use on child injuries in motor vehicle crashes
Cody S. Olsen, MS, Larry Cook, MStat, PhD, Heather T. Keenan, MDCM, PhD and Lenora Olson, MA, PhD
9:00 AM
Suicide prevention in the emergency department
Anara Guard, MLS and David Litts, DO
9:15 AM
Geography of penetrating trauma and alcohol outlets in Boston
Rob Lipton, MPH, PhD and Hank Abrams, PhD
9:30 AM
WHO initiative on violence against children in low- and middle-income countries
Susan B. Sorenson, PhD and Alexander Butchart, PhD

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