Navigation Links
Study predicts potential surge in medically-attended injuries
Date:7/29/2013

New research from The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), signals that emergency and outpatient healthcare providers may need to prepare for higher demand for treatment among younger patients with mild and moderate injuries. As federal and state policies encouraging people to be covered by health insurance go into effect, researchers estimate the potential for more than 730,000 additional medically attended injuries annually, or a 6.1 percent increase if all currently uninsured children and young adults (ages 0-26) become insured. The estimates are based on 2008 injury data from the National Health Interview Survey. The study was published in this month's Clinical Pediatrics.

"In order to assist planning efforts by healthcare systems and policymakers, we aimed to examine the impact on trauma systems of increases in young people with health insurance" says Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD, lead author and Scientific Director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP. "This study signals a need to prepare for potential large increases in demand for care of minor and moderate pediatric and young adult injuries in both emergency department and outpatient settings."

According to the study, a significant portion of the increase will come from currently uninsured young adults (18-26 year olds), who will now be able to remain on their parents insurance until age 26 or find affordable care through exchanges. Researchers found that the causes and nature of medically attended injuries differed between insured and uninsured young adults. The uninsured sought medical care for more serious injuries like fractures when compared to other types of injury. The insured sought medical care for a wider distribution of injuries-- with the most common being sprains and strains, as well as open wounds. Of interest, among children under age 18, 11 percent of medically attended injuries among in
'/>"/>

Contact: Dana Mortensen
mortensen@email.chop.edu
732-299-0233
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Protocol for a clinical study on reduced toxicant prototype cigarettes published
2. Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Allegations Update: Resource4thePeople Reports New Study Finds Cerebral Palsy, other Birth Defects Risk Increase with Assisted Conception
3. The ASPS 2012 Study Reports that Rhinoplasty is the Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery for People Under 30
4. PositiveSingles.com and The Henne Group Partner to Conduct a Study on HIV Patients in LA and DC in Hopes to Support the Creation of a Campaign in the Fight Against HIV
5. The “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal” Publishes Dr. John B. Tebbetts’ Study on Mastopexy and Breast Reduction
6. Intellitec Solutions Featured in Microsoft Azure Case Study
7. Large study reveals increased cancer risks associated with family history of the disease
8. URMC study clarifies surgical options for kidney cancer
9. Research Study Shows on How to Limit Indoor Marijuana Smoke Odors and Particles
10. Joint Study Sheds New Light on the Cause of Pandemic Influenza
11. RI Hospital study finds differences in mammography recall rate between 2 centers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... cancer cells grow may help doctors diagnose and treat the ... investigators have found that the deadliest skin cancers occur most ... a long history of sun exposure. These lesions also ... Rapid cell growth -- called "high mitotic rate" -- ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste ... for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an ... School of Medicine. , Their findings, published online in ... an aggressive method that is standardly used for people ... benefit to the patient. , "Our findings question the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... NEW YORK, NY (August 20, 2014) Research from ... a critical role in stomach cancer growth and that ... be an effective treatment for the disease. The study ... MD, in collaboration with Duan Chen, MD, PhD, in ... Science Translational Medicine . , "Scientists have long observed ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 The non-small cell lung ... in the offing across the top 8 developed nations, ... to around USD 8 billion by 2020-end, posting a ... is projected to be driven by innovative therapies entering ... lacking efficient treatment, unlike the non-squamous segment. Thus, patients ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The main ... 12 per diode panel band perfect spectrum that encompasses the ... most likely to use during photosynthesis. A key point ... is that they almost exclusively reside between 440-480 on the ... the red side of the spectrum. The KIND LED K3 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds 2Health News:High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds 3Health News:Pitt analysis questions use of acute hemodialysis treatment 2Health News:Severing nerves may shrink stomach cancers: Botox injections slow growth of tumors in mice 2Health News:Top 8 Developed Nations NSCLC Market to Grow at CAGR of 6.6% Through 2020, Says GBI Research in Its Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Top 8 Developed Nations NSCLC Market to Grow at CAGR of 6.6% Through 2020, Says GBI Research in Its Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:Top 8 Developed Nations NSCLC Market to Grow at CAGR of 6.6% Through 2020, Says GBI Research in Its Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 4Health News:Cheap LED Grow Lights Are Quickly Being Replaced by Premium Grow Lights 2
... ... 18 million Americans suffer from heavy snoring, but don’t realize it,s likely a tell-tale sign ... ... Americans suffer from heavy snoring, but don’t realize it may actually be a tell-tale sign ...
... 16 The 15th Annual National Ergonomics Conference ... - 20, will focus on the importance of workplace ergonomics ... topics of return on investment, the aging workforce, and safety ... offices and call centers, industrial, lab, healthcare, and uncontrolled environments ...
... It was found less effective than extended-release niacin, or ... new study raises more questions about ezetimibe (Zetia), a ... statins to lower LDL, or "bad," cholesterol. , The ... June after it was discovered that LDL-cholesterol-lowering Zetia was ...
... modern medicine finds a way to treat a medical condition, ... also have to find ways to get that treatment into ... research from North Carolina State University shows that much more ... hemophilia patients in the developing world, and that the current ...
... SINGAPORE, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Retail sales ... in the first half of 2009 with,total consumption peaking in ... Contact Lens manufacturers. Positive sales,data showing a growth of 14% ... economic recovery that is being led by consumers spending. , ...
... of ketamine users has been published online today in ... Special K) use increasing faster than any other drug ... showing the consequences of repeated ketamine use provides valuable ... the study, researchers from University College London followed 150 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Heavy Snoring Linked To Potentially Life-Threatening Conditions 2Health News:Heavy Snoring Linked To Potentially Life-Threatening Conditions 3Health News:2009 National Ergonomics Conference Opens in Las Vegas November 17 With Hundreds of Industry Leaders in Attendance 2Health News:Study Raises New Questions About Cholesterol Drug Zetia 2Health News:Study Raises New Questions About Cholesterol Drug Zetia 3Health News:Research highlights need to address hemophilia in developing world 2Health News:GfK Asia Reports: Malaysian Contact Lens Market Sees Strong Recovery in Second Half of 2009 2Health News:GfK Asia Reports: Malaysian Contact Lens Market Sees Strong Recovery in Second Half of 2009 3Health News:First ever large-scale study of ketamine users published 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014 The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation ... has been successfully treated for a life threatening form ... Anibal R. Gauto , Medical Director of Inpatient Wound Care ... Center in Rancho Mirage, California . ... Dr. John Crew at Seton Hospital in ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 Research and Markets ... of Pralmorelin" report to their offering. ... comprehensive data on Pralmorelin globally and regionally ( Europe ... America , Latin America etc.). ... This report focuses on three primary areas; manufacture ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Research and Markets has ... Wound Care and Closure Market (Types, Applications, End ... Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, ... to their offering. The new ... market (types, applications, end user and geography) - ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh Eating Disease' 2Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh Eating Disease' 3Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh Eating Disease' 4Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh Eating Disease' 5Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh Eating Disease' 6Global Market Report of Pralmorelin 2Global Advanced Wound Care and Closure Market (Types, Applications, End User and Geography) - Forecast to 2020 2
... UltraClean Agarose, Molecular Biology Grade, ... separation of nucleic acids. It ... DNA fragments from 0.2 to ... UltraClean Agarose is tested and ...
Inquire...
... Agarose 1000 is specifically formulated for high ... fragments <1000 bp. This standard melting temperature ... little as 10 bp difference in size. ... strong gel structure for better handling and ...
High EEO (-mr) (0.23-0.26), suitable for IEP, Gel point (1.5%): 36 1.5 °C Gel strength (1%): > 750 g/cm2....
Medicine Products: