5056.0 Injury surveillance

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
Session Objectives: Describe how Geographic Information Sytems (GIS) technology can be used to help describe drowning patterns and improve prevention efforts Formulate implications and utility of injury surveillance in a correctional setting. Analyze the characteristics and associated factors of fall related injuries treated in selected emergency departments (ED

8:30 AM
Using Geographic Information Systems to Profile State Drowning Deaths
George Bentley, MA, Kevin T. Borrup, JD, MPA, Karen Brock-Gallo, MPH, Steven C. Rogers, MD and Garry Lapidus, PA-C MPH
8:50 AM
Injury surveillance in New York City jails 2010: Assessing burden and monitoring safety
Homer D. Venters, MD, Ariel Ludwig, MPH and Louise Cohen, MPH
9:10 AM
Emergency Department Visits due to falls in public hospitals, Brazil, 2009
Vilma Gawryszewski, MD PhD, Marta Maria Alves Da Silva, Dr, Marcio Denis Medeiros Mascarenhas, Prof, Naiza Nayla Bandeira Sa, Otaliba Libanio Morais Neto, Dr, Regina Tomie Ivata Bernal, Rosane Aparecida Monteiro, Silvânia Suely Caribé de Araújo Andrade and Deborah Carvalho Malta
9:30 AM
Quality Control Issues of an E-Code Medical Records Review
Dawn Daniels, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC and Jodi Hackworth, MPH

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

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