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Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences


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Title: Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences
Authors: Olofsson, Eva
E-mail: eva.m.olofsson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 25-Apr-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: I. Olofsson E, Bunketorp O, Andersson A L. Children and adolescents injured in traffic - associated psychological consequences: a literature review. Acta Paediatr 2009;98:17-22.
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II. Olofsson E, Bunketorp O, Andersson A L. Children at risk of residual physical problems after public road traffic injuries – a one-year follow-up study. Injury 2012;43:84-90.
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III. Olofsson E, Bunketorp O, Andersson A L. Trafikskadade barn och ungdomar riskerar kvarstående psykiska och psy¬kosociala problem - möjliga riskfaktorer. Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 2012;6:500-12.

IV. Olofsson E, Bunketorp O, Andersson A L. Helmet use and injuries in children’s bicycle crashes in the Gothenburg region. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2014-05-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 maj 2014, kl. 13.00, Mölndalsaulan Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Mölndal
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Posttraumatic stress
PTSD
PTSS
trauma care
road traffic accidents
children
follow-up
injury
disbility
physical consequences
psychological problems
sequel
bicycle accident
helmet
upper extremity injury
head injury
injury severity
psychosocial problems
risk factors
Abstract: Aim: To examine the causes and consequences of road traffic injuries in children from a physical and psychosocial perspective, and to identify unfavourable circumstances and children who are at risk of injury and disability. Methods: Study I was a systematic review of the literature on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTSD symptoms (PTSS) in children injured in road traffic accidents. Study II and III were follow-up studies investigating residual physical (II), psychological and psychos... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8819-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34397
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