Reports & Publications

Injury Hospitalizations Due to Unintentional Falls among the Aboriginal Population of British Columbia, Canada: Incidence, Changes over Time, and Ecological Analysis of Risk Markers, 1991-2010


Our project describes variability among injury categories, time periods, and geographic, demographic, and socioeconomic groups. This report focuses on unintentional falls.

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Can child injury prevention include healthy risk promotion?


To reflect on the role of risk-taking and risky play in child development and consider recommendations for the injury prevention field, a symposium was held prior to the November 2013 Canadian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference.

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Construct validity and impact of mode of administration of the PedsQL™ among a pediatric injury population


The purpose of this study was to determine the construct validity of the PedsQL™ health related quality of life (HRQoL) instrument for use among injured children and to examine the impact of using different modes of administration, including paper and pencil, online and telephone.

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Developing injury indicators for First Nations and Inuit children and youth in Canada: a modified Delphi approach


The purpose of this research was to take the initial step in developing valid indicators that reflect the injury issues facing First Nations and Inuit children and youth in Canada.

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An educational video to promote multi-factorial approaches for fall and injury prevention in long-term care facilities


This article describes the development of two unique educational videos to promote fall injury prevention in long-term care (LTC) settings.

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Injuries Associated With Cribs, Playpens, and Bassinets Among Young Children in the US, 1990-2008


This study further cites that the cribs and playpens “represents an unacceptable level of danger, highlighting the need for continued improvements in product design, especially to prevent falls from cribs.”

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