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  • Silly question…I mean all you are doing is sitting there listening to me….right….and I’m not all that distracting, I don’t look like brad Pit or tom Cruize.
  • Drowning: 2nd leading cause of injury-related death for children ages 1 – 14An average of 283 children under age 5 drowned in a pool or spa.An average of 2,700 children under age 5 were treated in emergency rooms for pool and spa-related injuries.
  • From 1999-2004, 135 children <14yr old died from unintentional, non-fire related CO poisoning.Fifteen states (AK, CT, FL, IL, MD, MA, MN, NJ, NY, NC, RI, UT, VT, WV, WI) and some local jurisdictions passed legislation requiring CO alarms in residential dwellings.
  •  Safe Kids Worldwide is a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under. More than 450 coalitions in 16 countries bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families. Safe Kids Worldwide’s member countries include: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Israel, Korea, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vietnam.
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Injury Prevention CNMC Nursing Injury Prevention CNMC Nursing Presentation Transcript

  • Injury Prevention
  • Jurek Grabowski
    Jurek.grabowski@gmail.com
    Twitter: InjuryResearch
  • Injury Pop Quiz
  • Name 3 of 4 following pictures?
    4
  • 5
  • What caused these injuries?
    6
  • Hint…
    7
  • 8
    Pool & Spa Drain Covers
    • Bad  Anti-Vortex Drain Covers
    • Better  Anti-Entrapment Drain Covers
  • Entrapment incidents 1999 – 2007
    74reported
    9deaths
    63injuries.
  • 10
    Entrapment incidents
    1999 – 2007
    6 deaths occurred in pools… 3 occurred in spas
    all except for one involved children 14 or younger.
    Less frequent than general drownings, but hidden hazard
    Caused by aging of swimming pools, inconsistent construction standards and unaware consumers
  • What is this?
    11
  • 12
    500 Deaths
    15, 000 Injuries
    From 1999-2004, 135 children <14yo died from unintentional, non-fire related CO poisoning.
  • What activity are these kids participating in?
    13
  • Crossing the street
    14
    Pedestrian Deaths(2006) = 365 Pedestrian Injuries(2008) = 35,308
  • How fast are skateboards?
    15
  • Hint…
    16
  • That is it for the POP quiz…how did you do?
  • Today we will cover….
    18
    Who is Safe Kids?
    The nature of pediatric injury
    A. Common injuries
    B. Influence of age and region
    C. Statistical trends in injury
    1. National
    2. Local
    II. Injury Prevention
    • Programs
    1. Composition
    2. Grass roots
    3. Safe Kids Worldwide
    B. Nurses role
    1. Hospital
    2. Community
  • Who is Safe Kids?
    Safe Kids Worldwide is a grassroots organization with 16 member countries. Within these countries, there are more than 350 state and local coalitions.
    19
  • Who is Safe Kids?
    20
  • 21
    OurMission
    Safe Kids Worldwide leads coalitions of community partners to prevent death and injury to children ages 14 and under. We empower families and communities to:
    • Educate adults and children
    • Create safe environments
    • Conduct research and
    • Advocate for effective laws
    21
  • 22
    Coalitions
    Coalition members are policemen, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, teachers, business owners, lawmakers, community volunteers and retirees.
    22
  • 23
    The Power of Coalitions
    23
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    United States 2000 Economic savings to the health care system.
    • $1 spent on smoke alarms saves $69
    • $1 spent on bicycle helmets saves $29
    • $1 spent on car seats saves $32
    • $1 spent on road safety improvements saves $3
    • $1 spent on prevention counseling by pediatricians saves $10
    • $1 spent on poison control saves $7
  • 25
    Canada
    Germany
    China
    Austria
    USA
    Israel
    Korea
    Mexico
    Philippines
    U.A.E.
    India
    Uganda
    Vietnam
    Brazil
    Australia
    South Africa
    New Zealand
  • Of this cohort…
    0 will die in the US
    13will die in India
    24will die in China
  • II. The nature of pediatric injury
  • 31
  • 61,125,728 children <14yo living in the USA (2008)
    6,091,342 went to the ED for Unintentional Injuries
    5,015 will die
  • The #1 killer of Children:
    Unintentional Injuries
  • 10 Leading Causes of Unintentional Injury Deaths, USA, 2006
  • Top Ten Non-fatal injuries
  • 39
  • 43
  • The 4 “E”s
  • Engineering
    Roads & Parks
    Layouts/designs - bike friendly?
    Responsible Agencies – DOT, Parks & Rec Depts, Advocates
  • Enforcement
    Laws
    Bicycle
    Helmet
    Responsible agencies – LEO, Parks & Rec, Advocates
  • Encouragement
    Activities
    Free to participate in
    Lead by Example – parents, adults
  • Education - Programs
  • Examples
  • Examples of Injury Prevention Programs