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Rhyne J. n.d.. North Carolina Childhood Injury Prevention Project: [Final report]. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Department of Human Resources , 49 pp.

Annotation: This project conducted activities on the state and county level, primarily addressing the risk for poisoning, burns, scalds, and motor vehicle injuries for children 4 years of age and younger. Project objectives were to: (1) Develop strategies to make passive injury prevention measures available and accessible, (2) develop incentives for the use of passive injury prevention measures, (3) provide the public with information so that informed decisions could be made to prevent childhood injury, and (4) develop a plan for injury surveillance. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-198364.

Keywords: Burns, Drowning, Injuries, Injury Prevention, Low income groups, Motor vehicle crashes, Poisoning, Safety

Brown M. n.d.. Oklahoma Pediatric Injury Control Project: [Final report]. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, 12 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of the Oklahoma Pediatric Injury Control Project was to increase the functional capacity of the Maternal and Child Health Service of the Oklahoma State Department of Health to address the problem of pediatric injuries. The objectives of the project address the leading causes of childhood mortality in Oklahoma - motor vehicle crashes, submersions and burns. The overall methodology focused on utilization of intra- and interagency coalitions. Specific strategies included car seat loaners programs, drowning and burn prevention education activities, and smoke alarm programs. The project successfully carried out objectives related to prevention of motor vehicle injuries, drowning and burns. By empowering collaborating agencies and programs, the project has assured continuation of a focus on prevention of pediatric injuries in Oklahoma. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB94-161569.

Keywords: Burns, Car Seats, Child, Community-Based Education Programs, Drowning, Injuries, Injury Prevention, Morbidity, Mortality, Motor vehicle crashes, Parents, Poisons, Safety

Spaite D. n.d.. Arizona Emergency Medical Services for Children [Final report]. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona, 23 pp.

Annotation: The overall goal of the Arizona EMSC project was to reduce childhood mortality and morbidity by (1) providing broad-based training and education in pediatric emergency care to medical personnel involved in the prehospital and early hospital emergency medical care, and (2) helping establish childhood injury prevention programs throughout the State. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB97-121909.

Keywords: Bicycle Helmets, Bicycle Safety, Car seats, Drowning, Emergency Medical Services for Children, Injury Prevention, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Programs, Professional Education in EMSC, Seat Belts

MacKay JM, Steel A, Dykstra H, Wheeler T, Samuel E, Green A. 2016. Keeping kids safe in and around water: Exploring misconceptions that lead to drowning . Washington, DC: Safe Kids Worldwide, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report examines current patterns, circumstances, beliefs, and behaviors leading to childhood drowning. Topics include drownings in and around the home, pool drownings, and natural water drownings; preventing drowning in childhood through supervision, swim lessons and water survival skills, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; pool safety tips for parents; and water recreation public policy. A fact sheet about children and the danger of drowning with information about the problem, parents' misconceptions, water survival skills, and water safety tips is included. Detailed profiles for drownings in and around the home, in pools, and in natural water are availale in the accompanying report, Dangerous Waters: Profiles of Fatal Childhood Drownings in the U.S. 2005–2014.

Contact: Safe Kids Worldwide, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1707, Telephone: (202) 662-0600 Fax: (202) 393-2072 E-mail: info@safekids.org Web Site: http://www.safekids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Beliefs, Child safety, Children, Competence, Drowning, Injury prevention, Life skills, Parenting, Policy development, Public policy, Risk taking, Statistical data, Water safety

MacKay JM, Steel A, Dykstra H. 2016. Dangerous waters: Profiles of fatal childhood drownings in the U.S. 2005–2014 . Washington, DC: Safe Kids Worldwide, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report explores national trends and circumstances surrounding fatal drowning in infants and children from birth through age 17 for the period 2005 to 2014. Topics include where children drown and racial disparities in drowning deaths in children. The appendices contain detailed data tables on fatal drownings by state and child drowning in and around the home, in pools, and in natural water. Information about the methodology and data sources is also included.

Contact: Safe Kids Worldwide, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1707, Telephone: (202) 662-0600 Fax: (202) 393-2072 E-mail: info@safekids.org Web Site: http://www.safekids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Child safety, Children, Drowning, Infant safety, Infants, Injury prevention, Policy development, Public policy, Racial factors, Statistical data, Trends, Water safety

Philadelphia Child Death Review Teams. 2013. Child death review report 2009-2010. [Philadelphia, PA]: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Medical Examiner's Office, 41 pp.

Annotation: This report describes and discusses child deaths that occurred in Philadelphia in 2009 and 2010 and that were reviewed by the Philadelphia Child Death Review Team. The report provides background and an overview of child deaths reviewed during the period and discusses infant deaths, natural deaths, unintentional injury deaths, and intentional injury deaths.

Contact: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19102, Telephone: (215) 686-45200 Fax: (215) 686-5212 Web Site: http://www.phila.gov/health/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Asthma, Cancer, Child abuse, Child death, Child death review, Cause of death, Child neglect, Drowning, Firearm injuries, Infant death, Intentional injuries, Poisoning, SIDS, Unintentional injuries

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. 2012. National action plan for child injury prevention: An agenda to prevent injuries and promote the safety of children and adolescents in the United States. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 91 pp.

Annotation: This action plan describes goals and actions in six domains that inform concrete actions within the field of injury prevention to reduce child and adolescent injury in the United States. The six domains include data and surveillance, research, communication, education and training, health systems and health care, and policy. Injury prevention efforts are discussed for motor vehicle crashes, suffocation, drowning, as well as fires, burns, and falls. The plan concludes with a summary of goals and actions. An archive of the September 10, 2013 webinar broadcast of part I is available.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Burns, Children, Drowning, Falls, Infants, Injury prevention, Safety, Suffocation, Transportation injuries, Unintentional injuries

Levi J, Segal LM, Kohn D. 2012. The facts hurt: A state-by-state injury prevention policy report. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, 75 pp. (Issue report)

Annotation: This report provides information about state injury prevention policies and about recommendations for evidence-based strategies to reduce injuries in the United States. It focuses on a series of 10 injury-prevention indicators across each state that, collectively, offer an overview of areas of strength and weakness in the state's injury-prevention policies. Topics include vehicle injuries; violence-related injuries; falls; drowning; sports- and recreation-related injuries; injuries from poisoning; research tools for reducing injuries; and fire-related injuries.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Burns, Drowning, Falls, Injuries, Injury prevention, Poisoning, Recreational injuries, Research, Sports injuries, State initiatives, Transportation injuries, Violence

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. 2010-. Pool safely: Simple steps save lives. [Bethesda, MD]: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, multiple items.

Annotation: These tools and resources are designed to help U.S. Consumer and Product Safety partners and other organizations reduce child drownings, nonfatal submersions, and entrapments in swimming pools and spas. Contents include brochures and tips cards, fact sheets, technical guides, toolkits, posters, videos, radio and print public service announcements, outdoor signs and billboards, and social medial tools. The resources can be searched by format and by audience, and many are available in English and Spanish. Information about events; press releases; recalled pool and spa products; submersion data and related reports; and speeches, statements, letters, and public hearings and comments are also included.

Contact: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 504-7923 Secondary Telephone: (800) 638-2772 Fax: (301) 504-0124 E-mail: info@cpsc.gov Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Drowning, Injury prevention, Public awareness campaigns, Public awareness materials, Safety, Spanish language materials, Swimming pools

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. 2010. State injury indicators report. (5th ed.)—2006 data. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 100 pp.

Annotation: This report provides state-level statistical data on injury indicators and outcomes from 26 state health departments that voluntarily participated in this surveillance effort. Categories include indicators for: (1) all-injury violence (2) traumatic brain injury, (3) drowning, (4) fire-related, (5) motor vehicle, (6) poisoning, (7) firearm-related injuries (8) homicide, and (9) suicide. The indicators for each category are presented in tabular form, preceded by explanatory text. The appendix provides instructions for calculating national public health surveillance system indicators using 1999 data.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Drowning, Firearms, Homicide, Injury, Injury surveillance systems, Motor vehicle crashes, Outcome evaluation, Poisoning, Protective factors, Public health, Risk factors, State surveys, Statistics, Suicide, Violence

Peden M, Oyegbite K, Ozanne-Smith J, Hyder AA, Branche C, Rahman AKM, Rivara F, Bartolomeos K, eds. 2008. World report on child injury prevention. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organisation, 211 pp.

Annotation: This report brings together what is known about various types of child injuries and how to prevent them. The report aims to raise awareness about child injuries globally, draw attention to the preventability of child injuries, and make recommendations that all countries can implement to reduce child injuries. Topic covered include road traffic injuries, drowning, burns, falls, and poisonings.

Contact: World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland , Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11 Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111 E-mail: info@who.int Web Site: http://www.who.int/en Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-92-4-156357-4.

Keywords: Child safety, Drowning, Burns, Falls, Injury prevention, International health, Motor vehicle crashes, Poisoning

Borse NN, Gilchrist J, Dellinger AM, Rudd RA, Ballesteros MF, Sleet DA. 2008. CDC childhood injury report: Patterns of unintentional injuries among 0-19 year olds in the United States, 2000-2006. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 115 pp.

Annotation: This report uses data from the National Vital Statistics System and the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System -- All Injury Program to provide an overview of unintentional childhood and adolescent injuries related to drowning, falls, fires or burns, transportation-related injuries, poisonings, and suffocation, among others, during the period 2000-2006. Results are presented by age group and sex. The geographic distribution of injury death by state is presented, as well.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent death, Adolescents, Age factors, Burns, Child death, Children, Drowning, Injury surveillance systems, Motor vehicle injuries, Poisoning, Racial factors, Sex factors, Suffocation, Unintentional injuries

Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and University of Washington. 2007. Best practices in prevention-oriented child death review: Providing prevention-oriented, evidence-based resources for child death review teams. [Seattle, WA]: Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center,

Annotation: This Web site assists Child Death Review (CDR) team members and other public health professionals work to prevent child injury death. It examines a range of interventions designed to prevent youth injury and death due to drowning, suicide, firearms, child abuse, and motor vehicle crashes, the top causes of injury for children ages 0 to 18 living in Washington State. For each injury mechanism, interventions are identified, reviewed, and rated on the strength and quality of published evidence supporting the efficacy of the intervention. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104, Telephone: (206) 744-9430 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (206) 744-9962 E-mail: hiprc@u.washington.edu Web Site: http://depts.washington.edu/hiprc/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent death, Child abuse, Child death, Drowning, Firearms, Injury prevention, Intervention, Motor vehicle injuries, Motor vehicle safety, Suicide, Suicide prevention, Unintentional injuries, Washington

Washington State Child Death Review Committee. 2004. Child Death Review State Committee recommendations on child drowning prevention. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Community and Family Health, 22 pp.

Annotation: This report makes recommendations for the prevention of drowning deaths to children. It is the fourth in a series of reports on prevention of fatal injuries in childhood, using data from reviews of child deaths in Washington state between 1999 and 2001. The report, which begins with a list of summarized key recommendations, also includes background, detailed recommendations, and information about what parents, caregivers, educators, health professionals, social service providers, law enforcement personnel, and legislators and policymakers can do to prevent drownings and near-drowning-related injuries. Statistical information is presented in tables throughout the report. Acknowledgments and endnotes are included.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, Prevention and Community Health Division, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandServices/PreventionandCommunityHealth.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Child mortality, Children, Drowning, Injuries, Near drowning, Prevention, Safety, Washington

Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Children's Trust Fund. 2001-. Ohio Child Fatality Review: __ annual report. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health,

Annotation: This web site archives the annual reports discussing the activities and achievements of the Ohio Child Fatality Review (CFR), the mission of which is to reduce the incidence of preventable deaths in Ohio. The reports include an executive summary, key findings, an overview of CFR, a summary of CFR data for annual deaths, special focus reports on motor vehicle deaths and SIDS and sleep-related deaths, natural deaths, suffocation and strangulation, firearms and weapons, drowning and submersion, child abuse and neglect, fire and burn, other causes of death and unknown causes of death, and suicide. In addition, the report presents child deaths by a map of counties, CFR law, and lists of CFR advisory committee members, CFR program staff, and local CFR board chairs.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Burns, Child abuse, Child death, Child death review, Child neglect, Drowning, Fire, Firearms, Motor vehicle deaths, Ohio, SIDS, Strangulation, Suffocation, Suicide, Weapons

Christoffel KK, Runyan CW, eds. 1995. Adolescent injuries: Epidemiology and prevention. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley and Belfus, 240 pp. (Adolescent medicine: State of the art reviews; v. 6, no. 2)

Annotation: This book contains a collection of essays by individual authors; each addresses some aspect of the epidemiology and prevention of adolescent injuries. The individual essays follow a brief commentary on methodological and conceptual issues. Topics covered are: traffic-related injuries, drowning, suicide, the role of handguns in homicides among adolescents and young adults, family violence and development during adolescence, occupational injuries, adolescent injury prevention in primary care, peer violence prevention programs in middle and high schools, post-traumatic stress disorder, and the role of mass media in injury causation and prevention.

Contact: Hanley and Belfus, 210 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Telephone: (215) 546-4995 Contact Phone: (800) 962-1892 $33.00, no shipping and handling charge if prepaid. Document Number: ISBN 1-56053-190-8.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescents, Drowning, Epidemiology, Family violence, Firearms, High schools, Homicide, Injuries, Mass media, Middle schools, Motor vehicle injuries, Occupational injuries, Peer groups, Physician patient relations, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Prevention, Prevention programs, Primary care, School based programs, Suicide, Violence prevention, Young adults

Rivara F. 1995. Prevention of Drowning of Young Children [Final report]. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, 23 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this study was to determine whether preschool children trained in swimming/water safety are less likely to drown than those who have not been trained. Two- and three-year-old children were randomized to receive either 8 or 12 weeks of swimming/water safety training. The children's water safety skills were assessed before, immediately after, and 12 weeks following the training program. These measurements assessed the child's risk of falling into a pool and their ability to recover and get to safety after falling into the pool. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB96-183447.

Keywords: Drowning, Injury Prevention, MCH Research, Preschool Children, Research

Arizona Department of Health Services, Community and Family Health Services, Child Fatality Review Program. 1994-. Arizona Child Fatality Review Team: Annual report. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Child Fatality Review Program, annual.

Annotation: This annual report summarizes the activities of the Arizona Child Fatality Review Team for the year covered. It includes an executive summary and introduction, presents major findings on causes of death to children and adolescents, outlines accomplishments and challenges and presents policy recommendations. Data are included for motor vehicle crashes; drownings; smoke inhalation and burns; violence related deaths due to suicide, child abuse, homicide, and shooting deaths; and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Appendices include state statutes, statistical tables on the leading causes of death, lists of state and local team members, and a publications list.

Contact: Arizona Department of Health Services, Child Fatality Review Program, Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, 150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ 85007, E-mail: newbers@azdhs.gov Web Site: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/owch/cfr.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Arizona, Burns, Cause of death, Child abuse, Child death review, Children, Demographics, Drowning, Firearm injuries, Fires, Homicide, Mortality, Motor vehicle injuries, Program descriptions, SIDS, Statistics, Suicide, Violence

Children's Safety Network. 1994. Building safe communities: State and local strategies for preventing injury and violence. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 190 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides descriptions of injury prevention projects implemented in several states. These projects were carried out by state and local departments of health, and by other health/injury-related entities. Interventions cover 12 specific injuries and two overarching contributing factors—firearms and alcohol. For each project, the manual describes the problem, the project objective(s), components, maternal and child health (MCH) role, resources needed, lessons learned, and evaluation. These cases represent concrete examples of what has been tried, what has worked, and what has not. The case studies are indexed by age group protected, by primary target audience, by state, and by MCH setting. Appendices include nine key injury prevention activities for state MCH agencies, and a sample case study format. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available for loan.

Keywords: Alcohol, Assault, Bicycles, Burns, Case studies, Correlates of injury, Drowning, Evaluation, Family violence, Firearms, Homicide, Injury prevention, Motor vehicles, Occupational injuries, Playgrounds, Program development, Residential injuries, Sexual abuse, Sports, Suicide

Christoffel KK, Scheidt PC, Agran PF, Kraus JF, McLoughlin E, Paulson JA. 1992. Standard definitions for childhood injury research. [Bethesda, MD]: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report outlines classifications and definitions of variables used in childhood injury research as developed at a conference held March 20-21, 1989 by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The report is intended as a tool for those involved with injury control efforts of various types. The broad areas addressed are grouped by demographic descriptors (age, race/ethnicity, region, socioeconomic status) and by the leading causes of child hood injury morbidity and mortality (motor vehicles, burns, drowning, falls, head/spine injury and violence). Each injury outline lists the range of factors potentially relevant to E-codes. Appendices list E-code groupings, references and conference participants.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: (888) 320-6942 Fax: (866) 760-5947 Web Site: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx Document Number: NIH 92-1586.

Keywords: Burns, Children, Correlates of injury, Data collection, Data sources, Demographics, Drowning, External cause of injury codes, Falls, Head injuries, Injury prevention, International classification of diseases, Morbidity, Mortality, Motor vehicles, Population surveillance, Public health agencies, Research, Spinal cord injuries, Unintentional injuries, Violence

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