Injury Prevention Epidemiology

 American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2010 (Supplement)

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The following is a collection of articles published as: Public Health Approach to Injury Prevention: The U.S. Military Experience; Vol. 38, No. 1 (p. S1- S222), January 2010, (a supplement to the AJPM).  All articles are posted with permission from the AJPM.

Guest Editors: Michelle Canham-Chervak, PhD, MPH1, Bruce Jones, MD, MPH1, David A. Sleet PhD2

1U.S. Army Public Health Command (Provisional), Injury Prevention Program ​
2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Introduction

An Evidence-Based Public Health Approach to Injury Priorities and Prevention: Recommendations for the U.S. Military (Jones, BH, Canham-Chervak, M, & Sleet, DA) 

Applications of Evidence-Based Approaches to Injury Prevention Prioritization

A Systematic Process to Prioritize Prevention Activities: Sustaining Progress toward the Reduction of Military Injuries (Canham-Chervak, M., Hooper, TI., Brennan Jr., FH., Craig, SC., Girasek, DC., Schaefer, RA., Barbour, G., Yew, KS., & Jones, BH.) 

A Process to Identify U.S. Military Injury Prevention Priorities Based on Injury Type and Limited Duty Days (Ruscio, BA., Jones, BH., Bullock, SH., Burnham, BR., Canham-Chervak, M., Rennix, CP., Wells, TS., & Smith, JW.) 

The Army Health Hazard Assessment Program's Medical Cost Avoidance Model (Bratt, GM., Kluchinsky Jr., TA., Coady, P., Jordan, NN., Jones, BH., & Spencer, CO.) 

Defining the Magnitude of the Problem: U.S. Military Injury Surveillance

Medical Surveillance of Injuries in the U.S. Military: Descriptive Epidemiology and Recommendations for Improvement (Jones, BH., Canham-Chervak, M., Canada, S., Mitchener, TA., & Moore, S.) 

Musculoskeletal Injuries: Description of an Under-Recognized Injury Problem among Military Personnel (Hauret, KG., Jones, BH., Bullock, SH., Canham-Chervak, M., & Canada, S.) 

Epidemiology of Hearing Impairment and Noise-Induced Hearing Injury among U.S. Military Personnel, 2003-2005 (Helfer, TM., Canham-Chervak, M., Canada, S., & Mitchener, TA.) 

Eye Injury Surveillance in the U.S. Military, 1996-2005 (Hilber, D., Mitchener, TA., Stout, J., Hatch, B., & Canham-Chervak, M.) 

Oral-Maxillofacial Injury Surveillance in the U.S. Military, 1996-2005 (Mitchener, TA., & Canham-Chervak, M.) 

Frequency and Causes of Nonbattle Injuries Air Evacuated from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, U.S. Army, 2001-2006 (Hauret, KG., Taylor, BJ., Clemmons, NS., Block, SR., & Jones, BH.) External Link 

Traumatic Brain Injury Hospitalizations of U.S. Army Soldiers Deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq (Wojcik, BE., Stein, CR., Bagg, K., Humphry, RJ., & Orosco, J.) External Link 

Identifying Modifiable Causes and Mechanisms of Injuries: U.S. Air Force Safety Data Analyses

Using Safety Data to Describe Common Injury-Producing Events: Examples from the U.S. Air Force (Copley, GB., Burnham, BR., Shim, MJ., & Kemp, PA) 

Mechanisms of Slow Pitch Softball Injuries Reported to the HQ Air Force Safety Center: A Ten Year Descriptive Study, 1993 to 2002 (Burnham, BR., Copley, GB., Shim, MJ., Kemp, PA., & Jones, BH.) 

Mechanisms of Basketball Injuries Reported to the HQ Air Force Safety Center: A Ten Year Descriptive Study, 1993 to 2002 (Burnham, BR., Copley GB., Shim, MJ., Kemp, PA., & Jones, BH.) 

Mechanisms of Flag Football Injuries Reported to the U.S. Air Force Safety Center: A Ten Year Descriptive Study, 1993 to 2002 (Burnham, BR., Copley, GB., Shim, MJ., Kemp, PA., & Jones, BH.) 

Injuries to Air Force Personnel Associated with Lifting, Handling, and Carrying Objects (Kemp, PA., Burnham, BR., Copley, GB., & Shim, MJ.) 

Determining What Works to Prevent the Problem: U.S. Military Evaluations and Systematic Reviews of Injury Prevention Strategies

Prevention of Physical Training-Related Injuries: Recommendations for the Military and Other Active Populations Based on Expedited Systematic Reviews (Bullock, SH., Jones, BH., Gilchrist, J., & Marshall, SW.) 

Systematic Review of the Parachute Ankle Brace: Injury Risk Reduction and Cost Effectiveness (Knapik, JJ., Spiess, A., Swedler, DI., Grier, TL., Darakjy, SS., & Jones, BH.) 

Systematic Review of Military Motor Vehicle Crash-Related Injuries (Krahl, PL., Jankosky, CJ., Thomas, RJ., & Hooper, TI.) 

Effect on Injuries of Assigning Shoes Based on Foot Shape in Air Force Basic Military Training (Knapik, JJ., Brosch, LC., Venuto, M., Swedler DI, Bullock, SH., Gaines, LS., Murphy, RJ., Tchandja, J., & Jones, BH.) 

Commentary

The Military Accident and Injury Prevention Challenge: Setting a Foundation for the Future (Angello, JJ., Smith, JW.) 

Public Health and Risk Management: A Hybridized Approach to Military Injury Prevention (Gunlicks, JB., Patton, JT., Miller, SF., & Atkins, MG.) 

The U.S. Army Medical Department Commitment to Injury Reduction (Schoomaker, EB.) 

It Wouldn't Hurt to Create a Safer Military (Sleet, DA., Balwin, G.)