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Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed online journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. It offers a free monthly audio podcast on topics relating to the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries.* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Injury Prevention is a peer-reviewed online journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. It offers a free monthly audio podcast on topics relating to the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries.* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Injury Prevention podcast

Latest release on Jul 01, 2020

All 52 episodes from oldest to newest

Nationwide public health responses: what can we learn from COVID-19 to prevent injury

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In this podcast, Rod McLure talks to Associate Professor Bridget Kool about New Zealand's success in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss the implications of this success for injury prevention.

Jul 01 2020

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Engineering health and sustainable mobility in the post-COVID-19 era

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Fewer cars, more walking and cycling after the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests the Head of Sustainable Mobility and Safety Research at Monash University in this month’s podcast. Dr Ben Beck, who’s the President of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network, believes that enhancing safety and reducing injury will require a shift in cities infrastructure investments.
He also tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, how his path in this field started through biomechanics.

https://blogs.bmj.com/injury-prevention/2020/03/19/covid19-latest-news-and-resources-at-the-bmj/

Jun 03 2020

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Dr Margie Peden - from nursing and clinical practice to global health

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In this podcast, Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McClure, interviews Dr Margie Peden, Head of the Global Injury Programme at the George Institute, University of Oxford, and co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Trauma Care.

The conversation takes them from clinical practice in trauma units in South Africa to her work in injury prevention with the WHO, in Geneva, for almost 20 years.

May 06 2020

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Road crash injury risks: dangerous vehicles and gender disparities

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Motorcycles pose higher risk to other road users than cars, according to the study discussed in this podcast. Rod McClure talks to Dr Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster, about her recent paper published by Injury Prevention, which analyses the risk of injury to others constituted by six different transport modes, driver's/riders’ gender and type of roads. The study also confirms that men drivers pose more risk than women drivers to the community.

Read the paper: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043534

Mar 30 2020

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Overcoming the fragmentation of the injury prevention field

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What does it mean to be an injury prevention scientist? Rod McClure asks Associate Professor Lyndal Bugeja (Nursing and Midwifery and the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia). They also discuss the challenge of the fragmentation of disciplines in the Injury Prevention field.

Mar 03 2020

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What is Injury Surveillance?

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In this podcast, Rod McClure discusses with statistician Yvette Holder the importance of data and evidence-based driven decisions in the context of 'Injury Surveillance', a field of injury prevention which is all about understanding the nature of the injury problem, its causes, and then helping people implement solutions.

Feb 04 2020

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Road safety and violence prevention - interview with Dr Andres Villaveces

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Dr Andrés Villaveces, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC USA, has come from 'grassroots' through the main injury prevention institutions of the world. He tells Rod McClure about his pathway to injury prevention and leaves some advice for students in this area.

Jan 02 2020

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Violence and Injury Research - why does it matter?

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The focus of the podcast this month is the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR). Editor-in-Chief Rod McClure chats to the President of the SAVIR, Dr Linda Degutis, about the work of the society and the role of the journal of Injury Prevention on the work of preventing and treating injury and violence.
https://www.savirweb.org/

https://injuryprevention.bmj.com/

Dec 04 2019

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A vision of safer cities

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Technology is bringing both challenges and new solutions to the injury prevention science. Professor Richard Franklin, Co-Director of the World Safety Organisation Collaborating Centre for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, James Cook University, Australia, has a positive view of the future of our cities, which will rely much more on active and safe transportation. He tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention Rod McClure about the evidence-based and public health approaches of his work, especially in rural populations.

They also discuss the upcoming Safety 2020 - the world conference taking place in Adelaide, Australia, which organising committee Professor Franklin is part of (https://www.worldsafety2020.com).

Nov 06 2019

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Abe Bergman, paediatrician with a lifetime in injury prevention… and many stories

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It started with a campaign for the bicycle helmet in children. It didn’t become a national priority, but helped to increase its usage from 2% to 70% in the last two decades in the USA. Dr. Abraham “Abe” Bergman has dedicated most of his long career as a pediatrician to the field of injury prevention. He helped found the Harborview Center and, at 87, he tells Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention Rod McClure some of his success stories, but also frustrations of the last 60 years.

Read the related blog post: https://blogs.bmj.com/injury-prevention/2019/10/03/personal-disappointments-in-injury-prevention-abe-bergman/

Oct 02 2019

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