Navigation Links
Oregon, Washington State Doing the Most to Promote Roadway Safety, According to New Emergency Nurses Association National Scorecard
Date:11/19/2008

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when tens of thousands of Americans are injured or die on our nation's roadways each year, Oregon and Washington state received top scores in a new roadway safety scorecard released today by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Arkansas, North Dakota and South Dakota received the lowest scores. The report, 2008 ENA National Scorecard on State Roadway Laws: A Blueprint for Injury Prevention, examines roadway safety laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and scores each based on 13 criteria.

The 2008 ENA NationalScorecard ranks states based on 13 types of legislation that address: seat belt use; child passenger safety; graduated driver licensing for teens; universal motorcycle helmet requirements; ignition interlock devices to prevent drunk driving; and giving the proper officials the authority to develop, maintain and evaluate a state trauma system. States received one point for each type of legislation. Oregon and Washington were the only states to receive the best possible score of 13. Arkansas scored only three points, and North Dakota and South Dakota scored only four points each.

"Every year, there are more than 40,000 deaths on our nation's roadways," said ENA President Denise King, RN, MSN, CEN. "We can reduce those numbers and we know how. When it comes to injury prevention, the public is in the driver's seat. We must call on our policy makers to pass laws that are proven to reduce injuries and fatalities. Across the country, emergency department nurses, who treat roadway accident victims every day, are encouraging more and better traffic safety laws."

The ENA released its first National Scorecard in 2006. That year, Arizona received the lowest score. In the intervening two years, the Arizona Eme
'/>"/>

SOURCE Emergency Nurses Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Paramedics, EMTs in Oregon, Washington State Ratify First-Ever Teamsters Contract
2. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Prescription for Safer Drugs Discussed in Washington
3. Childrens Hospitals in Washington to Lobby Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP Now
4. Medicare Cuts to Physicians Will Harm Washington Seniors
5. Staying sharp in Washington, D.C.
6. Cardiac Science Named to Deloittes Technology Fast 50 for Washington State
7. Verathon Inc., Maker of BladderScan(R) and GlideScope(R), Ranks in Deloittes 2007 Washington State Technology Fast 50 for 4th Time in Past 6 Years
8. Washington Comes Together to Promote Smoking Cessation
9. A Breath of Fresh Air From Washington: Senate Passes Historic Asbestos Ban
10. Washington Capitals to Visit Patients at Childrens National Medical Center, Announce Launch of Initiative to Fight Pediatric Cancer
11. Are We Ready? Washington Hospital Center Sets Precedents in Preparedness for 9/11-Style Attacks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... most popular vaccine brands for children may not be ... some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market ... to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. ... driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a ... science and of mathematics at the U. of I. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine ... Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of ... University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work ... a variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, ... roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit ... Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of the world,s ... infectious disease specialist, and chair of the Department ... Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and microbiology of ... as well as more recent 2009 novel H1N1 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... New Rochelle, NY, April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel ... "blast plus impact" concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) ... were evacuated for other medical reasons. Differences in ... and depression 6-12 months after injury are reported ... , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2
... scientific, and business arenas convened for the 17th ... Session. Held April 23-25th 2009, this event ... (A4M; www.worldhealth.net ), the academic leader in ... extension that impacts more than 550,000 physicians and ...
... Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) is scheduled ... Lynch 2009 Health Care Conference at The Palace Hotel ... W. Kaufmann, Kensey Nash,s President & CEO, will deliver ... To hear the live webcast of the Kensey ...
... Importance of Washing their HandsANN ARBOR, Mich., April ... pandemic continue to surface internationally. New cases have ... and eight countries. This includes a twenty-three month ... first reported fatality outside of Mexico.(Logo: ...
... 30 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased ... Marsden on Country Music Television (CMT),s CMT Insider ... p.m. CDT. The interview was taped at the recent ... the family of the late Dennis Linde in Nashville at ...
... developing leukemia as a side effect of a drug for ... a study presented as part of the Late-breaking Science Program ... Seattle, April 25 - May 2, 2009.Mitoxantrone is an immunosuppressant ... of advancing MS. It is one of only two drugs ...
... Kris Clark, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.C.S.M., Clarifies This Year,s Popular Diet ... Track for Spring/SummerWASHINGTON, April 30 Spring. It,s the ... and renew the weight-loss vows we made back in January ... Each year, millions of Americans follow the latest and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement 2Health News:World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement 3Health News:World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement 4Health News:World Anti-Aging Congress 2009 Defies Global Economic Downturn, Demonstrating Strength of Anti-Aging Medical Movement 5Health News:Hand Washing Can Help Fight Against the Swine Flu 2Health News:Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis 2Health News:Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis 3Health News:Risk of Leukemia with Multiple Sclerosis Drug Higher Than Thought 2Health News:Do Fad Diets Really Work? 2Health News:Do Fad Diets Really Work? 3Health News:Do Fad Diets Really Work? 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... report is available in its catalogue: ... and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery ... Administration http://www.reportlinker.com/p01941928/Global-Markets-and-Technologies-for-Advanced-Drug-Delivery-Systems----Focus-on-Routes-of-Administration.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Drug_Delivery_Technology ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 InformEx, North America,s leading ... will hold the 30 th edition of its annual ... Center from January 21-24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/NY05330LOGO-a ) ... fine chemical and specialty chemical companies will take part in ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014   NuAire , a manufacturer of ergonomically designed ... Hitachi Koki of Japan to sell ... America . NuAire will utilize its network of sales professionals ... Canada to offer assistance in application use, product benefits ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2NuAire announces sales and service of Hitachi Koki centrifuges in North America 2
... Aug. 22, 2011 The latest developments in molecular ... topics when more than 1,000 pathologists gather at the ... annual scientific meeting of the College of American ... Meeting™ will highlight advances in digital imaging related ...
... Association announces its Fall Conference - Complementing Your Company,s Pipeline. ... Hotel & Marina Guest Speakers for this ... President National Community Pharmacists Association ... President TenStep, Inc. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pathologists Gather to Focus on Advances in Molecular Testing, Digital Imaging, and Biospecimens 2Pathologists Gather to Focus on Advances in Molecular Testing, Digital Imaging, and Biospecimens 3
... and Collections Administrator has a maximum ... models and personalized paper or electronic ... ability to facilitate rebilling, ledger notes, ... from the Onscreen Collections Worksheet and ...
Visionary OFFICE™ PM offers a Windows interface featuring medical billing, appointment scheduling and patient information....
A.I.med's medical billing software is a medical billing software. The billing module integrates with A.I.med's Electronic Medical Record software. A.I.med's medical billing module also integrates wit...
... The OmniMD Medical Billing system allows ... and accounting. It is integrated with ... capture. The system interfaces with electronic ... tracking. With a set of reports, ...
Medicine Products: