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

Kia Ora!

Welcome to the May 2016 bulletin from Safekids Aotearoa Information Service.

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

Child deaths in New Zealand (Monthly) Infographic

Safekids Aotearoa. Child deaths in New Zealand (Monthly). Auckland, N.Z.: Safekids Aotearoa, 2016. - 1 p.

1 page infographic gives key NZ child injury risk areas and statistics. Risk areas include: suffocation, pedestrian, burns, poisoning, motor vehicles, drowning, falls and other land transport.

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Child hospitalisations in New Zealand (Daily) Infographic

Safekids Aotearoa. Child hospitalisations in New Zealand (Daily). Auckland, N.Z.: Safekids Aotearoa, 2016. - 1 p.


1 page infographic gives key NZ child injury risk areas and statistics. Risk areas include: falls, inanimate mechanical forces, pedestrian, burns, suffocation, animate injuries, poisoning, cycling, drowning, and other land transport.

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  New Zealand 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. 


Understanding and keeping safe around dogs. Starters and Strategies, Term 1, 2016 : 6- 10. Link


Craig, E. et al. Creating a child and youth health monitoring framework to inform health sector prioritisation and planning: reflections on ten years’ experience in New Zealand. Child Indicators Research, First online: 16 February 2016. pp 1-21. Link

Simpson, J. et al. The determinants of health for children and young people in New Zealand 2014. Dunedin, N.Z. : NZCYES, 2016. - 1 PDF; 490 p. Link

Simpson, J. et al. Te Ohonga Ake: the determinants of health for Maori children and young people in New Zealand : series two. Dunedin : NZCYES, 2016. - 277 p. Link


Simpson J. et al. Child Poverty Monitor: technical report. Dunedin: NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service, University of Otago, 2015. Link


Bromwell, R. J. Children on bicycles - how safe are they? : a report to the Child Injury Prevention Foundation. Unpublished report, 2016. - 15 p. Link


Keall, M.D. et al. Home modifications to reduce injuries from falls in the home injury prevention intervention (HIPI) study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.. Lancet, 2015 Jan 17; 385 (9964): 231-8.. Link


Wharewera-Mika, J. et al. Caregivers’ voices: the experiences of caregivers of children who sustained serious accidental and non-accidental head injury in early childhood. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016 Apr;21(2):268-86.  Link


Gaffaney, C. Beware the holiday toll : ACC claims for kids injured during school breaks run into millions of dollars. Herald on Sunday, Auckland, 17 April 2016 : General News, p. 16. Link


Hayward, Brooke & Villa, Luis. My home is my marae: Kaupapa Maori evaluation: community report. s.l. : Ko Awatea, 2015. - 30 p. Link

Environmnental Protection Authority. Safety begins at home : simple steps for using household chemicals safely [infographic]. [Wellington] : The Authority, 2015?  1p. 1 PDF. Link


Te Whanau of Waipareira. Annual report 2014-2015. Auckland : Te Whanau of Waipareira Trust, 2016. - 52 p. Link


McGrath, L.J. et al. Associations between the neighborhood environment and moderate-to- vigorous walking in New Zealand children: findings from the URBAN study. Sports Med., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub. Link


Fountain, J.S. Slaughter, R.J. TOXINZ, the New Zealand Internet poisons information database: the first decade. Emerg. Med. Australas., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub. Link


Kelly, P. et al. Trialling a shaken baby syndrome prevention programme in the Auckland District Health Board. New Zealand Medical Journal, 2016; 129(1430): 39-50. Link


Ministry of Transport. The social cost of road crashes and injuries. Wellington : The Ministry, 2006-2015. Link

de Pont, J. Why do people die in road crashes?. Auckland, N.Z. : TERNZ Transport Research, 2016. - 12 of 24 p., 2016. Link


National Road Safety Committee. Safer journeys - Action Plan 2016- 2020. Wellington : Ministry of Transport, 2016. 24 p. Link
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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. 


Sink, J.R. et al. Predictors of foreign body aspiration in children. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Friedman, E. et al. Rear-facing child car seats: are laws requiring them effective?. Frontiers in public health services and systems research, 2015; 4(1): 14-21., Link

Hell, W. Securing children in cars from the trauma biomechanical point of view: a historical and global perspective. Neurosci. J. Shefaye Khatam, 2016; 3(4): e9.,

Jeffrey, J. et al. Boosting safety behaviour: descriptive norms encourage child booster seat usage amongst low involvement parents. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2016; 92: 184-188., Link


Dillard, C. et al. Post-concussion symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury: findings from a paediatric outpatient clinic. Disabil. Rehabil., 2016 ePub(ePub): ePub, Link


Ghekiere, A. et al. Assessing cycling-friendly environments for children: are micro- environmental factors equally important across different street settings?. Int. J. Behav. Nutr. Phys. Act., 2015; 12: 54., Link

Kett, P. et al. The effect of an all-ages bicycle helmet law on bicycle-related trauma. Community Health, 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Wilks, J. et al. Beach safety education for primary school children. Int. J. Inj. Control Safe. Promot., 2016; ePub(ePub): 1-10., Link


Schoberer, D. et al. Involving the consumers: an exploration of users' and caregivers' needs and expectations on a fall prevention brochure: a qualitative study. Geriatr. Nurs., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Jinnah, H.A. Stoneman, Z. Influence of permissive parenting on youth farm risk behaviors. J. Agromed., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Aksam, B. et al. An emerging etiological factor for hand injuries in the pediatric population: public exercise equipment. Acta Orthop. Traumatol. Turc., 2016; 50(2): 153-156,


Fahlstedt, M. Halldin, P. Kleiven, S. The protective effect of a helmet in three bicycle accidents—A finite element study. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 91 (June) 2016 : 135–143, Link


Carlsson, A. et al. Mothers' awareness towards child injuries and injury prevention at home: an intervention study. BMC Res. Notes, 2016; 9(1): e223, Link


Koh, R., et al. Relative cost-effectiveness of home visits and telephone contacts in preventing early childhood caries. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol., 2015 Dec;43(6):560- 8., Link


Watson, M. C. Errington, G. Preventing unintentional injuries in children : successful approaches. Paediatrics and Child Health, In press 2016 : 6 p., Link

Watson, M.C. Errington, G. Preventing unintentional injuries in children: successful approaches. Paediatrics and Child Health, In Press, (April 2016), Link

McDonald, E.M. et al. Primary care opportunities to prevent unintentional home injuries: a focus on children and older adults. Am. J. Lifestyle Med., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Public Health England RoSPA Think!. Road injury prevention: resources to support schools promote safe active travel. London: PHE, 2016, PDF, 644KB, 23 pages. Link


Safe Kids Worldwide. The rise of medicine in the home : implications for today's children. Washington, D.C. : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2016. - 14 p. Link

Safe Kids Worldwide. Keeping kids safe around medicine. [Washington, D.C.] : Safe Kids Worldwide, 2016. - 2 p. Link

Schwebel, D.C. et al. Unintentional child poisoning risk: a review of causal factors and prevention studies. Child. Health Care, 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link

Bearth, A. Miesler, L. Siegrist, M. Consumers' risk perception of household cleaning and washing products. Risk Anal., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link


Smith, M.N. et al. A toxicological framework for the prioritization of Children's Safe Product Act data. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2016; 13(4): e13040431., Link


Ebrahimpour, A. et al. How to encourage building a new road traffic culture for children in developing countries. Neurosci. J. Shefaye Khatam, 2016; 3(4): e6.,

Burstein, B, Fauteux-Lamarre, E. Increased morbidity associated with weekend paediatric road traffic injuries: 10-year analysis of trauma registry data. Injury, 2016; ePub(ePub), Link


Caraballo, M. et al. Knowledge, attitudes, and risk for sudden unexpected infant death in children of adolescent mothers: a qualitative study. J. Pediatr., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link

Chu, T. Hackett, M. Kaur, N. Housing influences among sleep-related infant injury deaths in the USA. Health Promot. Int., 2016 31: 396-404, Link


McKenzie, L.B., et al. Epidemiology of skateboarding-related injuries sustained by children and adolescents 5-19 years of age and treated in US emergency departments: 1990 through 2008. Inj. Epidemiol., 2016; 3: e10., Link


Browne, G.J. Barnett, P.L. Common sports-related musculoskeletal injuries presenting to the emergency department. J. Paediatr. Child Health, 2016; 52(2): 231-236., Link

Fabricant, P.D. et al. Youth sports specialization and musculoskeletal injury: a systematic review of the literature. Phys. Sportsmed., 2016; ePub(ePub): ePub., Link
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