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Cell Phones and Young Drivers: A Systematic Review Regarding the Association Between Psychological Factors and Prevention
Objective: Cell phone use among young drivers has become increasingly common in recent years. Young people are the most likely to accept the use of new technology and least likely to understand theExpand
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A Mixed-methods Pilot Study of Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency Among Faith-based Organizations
Abstract Introduction Faith-based organizations represent a source of stability and are an established presence in a community. They frequently serve their community following disasters. They are notExpand
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Evaluation of a child passenger safety class in increasing parental knowledge.
BACKGROUND Child passenger restraint systems have been found to greatly reduce the risk of injury and death among child passengers. However, nearly half of the children who died in 2009 as a resultExpand
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Meeting children's needs: a mixed-methods approach to a regionalized pediatric surge plan-the Los Angeles County experience.
INTRODUCTION Children are one of the most vulnerable populations during mass casualty incidents because of their unique physiological, developmental, and psychological attributes. The objective ofExpand
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Assessing medical care availability for student athletes of a large urban high school district.
BACKGROUND The need for medical care for student athletes is mounting, as participation in high school athletics is continuing to rise. This study assessed medical care available to high schoolExpand
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Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a video game as a child pedestrian educational tool
BACKGROUND Injury is the number one cause of death and disability in children in the United States and an increasingly important public health problem globally. While prevention of injuries is anExpand
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Disaster preparedness education in South Los Angeles faith-based organizations: a pilot study in promoting personal and community preparedness and resiliency.
INTRODUCTION Faith-based organizations (FBOs) often provide crucial services to their communities during and after disasters, but they largely operate outside of the formal structures that manageExpand
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