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New research and information about child injury prevention.   ISSN 2463-3100

Kia Ora!

Welcome to the January 2016 new look bulletin from Safekids Information Service.

Please share with your networks and help us spread new research and resources on child injury and its prevention.

We've divided the bulletin into four sections:

All the resources in this bulletin are searchable in the Online Information Search page on the website.

New Safekids Resources

Here are the new Safekids resources published in the last few months. You can download and/or order these free resources on the Safekids website www.safekids.nz/resources.

DRIVEWAY RUN OVER RESOURCES

Preventing driveway runovers : ten things to think about. [Infographic]
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Check for me before you turn the key. [Poster].
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TIROTIROHIA MAI AHAU I MUA I TO HURINGA I TE KI [Poster: Check for me before you turn the key. Maori version].
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SAILI MO A‘U A O LEI FAAOLA LAU KI [Poster : Check for me before you turn the key. Samoan version].
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The poster is also available in Chinese.

 

New Zealand Research and Information

Where available, we've included a link to the document URL, DOI, or full text online. If there's something you are interested in that's not accessible online, please contact your local public or corporate library.

DRIVEWAY RUN OVERS


ACC Minister, brave mums, launch driveway campaign. Safekids News, 71, December, 2015. p. 3.
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DROWNING


Wynn, Kirsty Fury at changes to pool laws. Safekids News, 71, December, 2015. p. 10.
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PASSENGERS


Motor vehicle child passenger injury admissions of children aged 0-14 years, September 2010 to August 2015. Safekids News, 71, December, 2015. p. 11.
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PLAYGROUNDS


Standards New Zealand. New Zealand Standard NZS 5828:2015 : Playground equipment and surfacing. Wellington : Standards New Zealand, 2015. 271 p.

POISONING


Rajanayagam, J. et al. Paracetamol-associated acute liver failure in Australian and New Zealand children: High rate of medication errors. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 100 (1), 2015. 77-80.

PRODUCT SAFETY


Vallmuur, K. Barker, R. Infant product-related injuries: Comparing specialised injury surveillance and routine emergency department data. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 11 Nov IN PRESS, 2015.
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QUAD BIKES


Opus International Consultants. Rapid literature review and opinion on child quadbike riding safety questions. Lower Hutt : Opus, 2015. [19] p.


TRANSPORTATION


Ward, A. Freeman, C. McGee, R. The Influence of transport on well-being among teenagers: a Photovoice Project in New Zealand. Journal of Transport and Health, 2 (3) September, 2015. 414-422.
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WATER SAFETY


Safer Boating; Maritime New Zealand; Coastguard; Water Safety New Zealand. Safer boating : an essential guide. s.l. : Safer Boating, 2014.
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  International Research

Where available, we've included a link to the document URL, DOI, or full text online. If there's something you are interested in that's not accessible online, please contact your local public or corporate library.

ACTIVE TRANSPORT


Active Healthy Kids Australia. The road less travelled: the 2015 Active Healthy Kids Australia progress report card on active transport for children and young people. Adelaide, South Australia : Active Healthy Kids Australia, 2015. 33 p.
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AMPUTATIONS


Borne, A. et al. Pediatric traumatic amputations in the United States: a 5-year review. Pediatr. Orthop., ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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BURNS


Saeman, M. R. et al. Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric burns over 35 years at Parkland Hospital. Burns, ePub(ePub): ePub, 2015.
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Hyland, E. J. et al. Management and outcomes of children with severe burns in New South Wales: 1995-2013. ANZ J. Surg.  ePub(ePub): ePub, 2015.
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BUTTON BATTERIES


Ettyreddy, A. R. et al. Button battery injuries in the pediatric aerodigestive tract. Ear Nose Throat J., 94 (12) : 486-493, 2015.
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CHILD RESTRAINTS


Sam, E. Don't learn safety by accident: a survey of child safety restraint usage among drivers in Dansoman, Accra. Journal of Transport and Health, 2 (2) June, 2015. 160-165.
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COMMUNICATIONS


Department of Health and Human Services CDC Injury Prevention. Adding power to our voices : a framing guide for communicating about injury. Atlanta, Georgia : National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2010. 42 p.
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DENTAL INJURIES


Elkhadem A.; Wanees S. Socioeconomic indicators and traumatic dental injury. Evid. Based Dent., 16 (4), 2015. 120-121.
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DROWNING


Wallis, B.A. et al. Where children and adolescents drown in Queensland: a population-based study. BMJ Open 2015; 5(11): e008959, 2015.
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FALLS


Benford, P., et al. Risk and protective factors for falls on one level in young children: multicentre case–control study. Injury Prevention, Vol. 21, No. 6.  December 2015
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HELMETS


Teschke, K. et al. Bicycling injury hospitalisation rates in Canadian jurisdictions: analyses examining associations with helmet legislation and mode share. BMJ Open 2015;5:e008052, 2015.
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INJURY PREVENTION


Street, E. J. Jacobsen, K. H. Injury incidence among middle school students aged 13–15 years in 47 low-income and middle-income countries. Injury Prevention, Online First articles for 29 Dec 2015.
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JOURNEY TO SCHOOL


Easton, S. Ferrari, E. Children's travel to school: the interaction of individual, neighbourhood and school factors. Transport Policy, 44 (November), 2015. 9-18.
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Sá, T. et al. Changes in travel to school patterns among children and adolescents in the São Paulo Metropolitan Area, Brazil, 1997-2007. Journal of Transport and Health, 2 (2) June, 2015. 143-150.
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ORGANISATIONS


Safe Kids in action : global activity report 2014. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2014.

PASSENGERS


Child Safety Solutions. Backseat bingo : I'm safe! in the car. s.l. : Child Safety Solutions, 2015. 2 p.
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Huseth-Zosel, A. Orr, M. Rural-urban differences in health care provider child passenger safety anticipatory guidance provision. Journal of Transport and Health, 2 (2) June, 2015. 166-172.
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PEDESTRIAN SAFETY


CARRS-Q. Hand in hand : let's go places [pedestrian safety resources]. 2015.
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Stevenson, M. Sleet, D. Ferguson, R. Preventing child pedestrian injury: a guide for practitioners. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 9 (6) 2015-11/12, 2015. 442-50.
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Meir, A. et al. Are child-pedestrians able to identify hazardous traffic situations? measuring their abilities in a virtual reality environment. Safety Science, 80, December, 2015. 33-40.
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Steinbach, R. et al. An investigation into the relationships between ethnicity and child pedestrian injury in London. London : London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2015. 1 file.
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Meir, A. Oron-Gilad, T. Parmet, Y. Can child-pedestrians' hazard perception skills be enhanced?. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 83, October, 2015. 101- 110.
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PRODUCT SAFETY


Vallmuur, K. Barker, R. Infant product-related injuries: Comparing specialised injury surveillance and routine emergency department data. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 11 Nov 2015.
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ROAD SAFETY


Williamson, A. Grzebieta, R. Tracking serious injury to improve road safety: why we can't do it now and what we should do about it . Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 26 (4), 2015. 67-68.
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Hedlund, J. Governors Highway Safety Association. Unbuckled in back: an overlooked issue in occupant protection. Washington, D.C. : Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 2015? 21p.
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RURAL SAFETY


Toussaint, M. et al. Characteristics of farm equipment-related crashes associated with injury in children and adolescents on farm equipment. J. Rural Health, ePub(ePub): ePub, 2015.
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SAFE SLEEP


Bugeja, L. et al. Sleep-related infant deaths in Victoria: a retrospective case series study. Matern. Child Health J. ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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Moon, R. Y. Hauck, F. R. SIDS risk: it's more than just the sleep environment. Pediatrics, 137 (1) January, 2016.
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SPORTS


Pfister, T. et al. The incidence of concussion in youth sports: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br. J. Sports Med., ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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Hoskin, K. et al. Sports-related eye and adnexal injuries in the Western Australian paediatric population. Acta ophthalmol.; ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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TOYS


Toy Industry Association, Inc. Safe and fun play is our #1 priority. New York : Toy Industry Association, Inc, 2012. 1 pamphlet.
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TRAMPOLINES


Blumetti, FC, Gauthier, L Moroz, PJ. The 'trampoline ankle': severe medial malleolar physeal injuries in children and adolescents secondary to multioccupant use of trampolines. J. Pediatr. Orthop. B, ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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TRANSPORT


Schuch, L. et al. Breaking out of surveillance silos: integrative geospatial data collection for child injury risk and active school transport. J. Urban Health; ePub(ePub): ePub., 2015.
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Bree, G. et al Differential effects of traffic sign stimuli upon speeding in school zones following a traffic light interruption. Accident Analysis & Prevention, Alert 28 November-4 December, 2015. 114-120.
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