4375.0 ICEHS Latebreaker Session

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 4:30 PM
The purpose of this latebreaker session is to provide participants with access to recently completed research in areas that span the wide range of the injury prevention and control field. Represented in this session are findings from local, state and national studies within and outside of the United States. The five presentations include research about the pre-event, event, and post-event phases of injury; violent injury and unintentional injuries are also discussed. This session is relevant for researchers and practitioners seeking the latest findings and information from a sampling of studies that represent the diversity of the field.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify three types of data sources for injury research. 2. Describe how to intervene with injury problems at the pre-event, event and post-event phases of injury.

4:45 PM
Honor Killing of Women in Pakistan
Muazzam Nasrullah, MD, MPH and Kristin Cummings, MD MPH
5:00 PM
Improving evaluation capacity among community organizations engaged in violence prevention work
Daniel J. Healy, MPH, Billie Weiss, MPH and Michele M. Wood, PhD
5:15 PM
Risk factors for severe injuries among front seat occupants in side impact crashes
Maria Segui-Gomez, MD, ScD, MPH, Carlos Arregui-Dalmases, PhD, Eduardo Del Pozo de Dios, BEng MBM and Francisco Lopez-Valdes, BEng, PhD cand
5:30 PM
Rising Gas Prices and the Affect on Traffic Collisions in San Diego County
Jeffrey S. Becasen, BS, Alan M. Smith, PhD, MPH, Holly Shipp, MPH, Leslie Upledger Ray, PhD MPH MPPA MA, Barbara M. Stepanski, MPH and Julie Cooke, MPH

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

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)