Lynn Fullerton-Gleason

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This article addresses child maltreatment intervention and prevention among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The authors argue that history and culture must be included as context and variables for developing and implementing prevention programs in Indian Country. They propose that the public health violence prevention model would benefit from(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine preschool children's response to a commercial back-up warning alarm in a mock setting of an automobile backing up. SETTING Preschool parking lot in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. METHODS With subjects acting as their own controls, 33 preschoolers were asked to walk behind a stationary vehicle twice. The first time, the control, no(More)
The suicide death rate in New Mexico is consistently higher than the national rate. Among adolescents, suicide is the third leading cause of death nationally, but in New Mexico it is the second leading cause of death. This study describes the pattern of adolescent suicide deaths in New Mexico. We conducted a retrospective review of all medical examiner(More)
BACKGROUND Suicide represents the eleventh leading cause of death in the United States. Most suicides are a result of self-directed injury and are commonly treated in trauma centers. The purpose of this article is to characterize the epidemiology of suicide in the Western Mountain states and to describe the impact of these injuries on trauma centers. (More)
OBJECTIVE To classify poisoning deaths of undetermined intent as either suicide or unintentional and to estimate the extent of underreported poisoning suicides. METHODS Based on 2002 statewide death certificate and medical examiner data in Utah, the authors randomly selected one half of undetermined and unintentional poisoning deaths for data abstraction(More)
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