NEWS & EVENTS
Systematic Review of Community Interventions to Improve Aboriginal Child Passenger Safety
BCIRPU researchers have completed the Systematic Review of Community Interventions to Improve Aboriginal Child Passenger Safety.
Healthy Weights Review: Physical Activity & Injury Prevention
While more activity may not lead to more injuries, more attention must be given to injury prevention and the potential injury consequences of physical activity.
ProFouND effect on fall prevention
ProFouND, the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination, was designed to broadly disseminate evidence-based, best-practice information about fall prevention.
Event: Call to action on concussions
Hockey legend Ken Dryden gave a call to action, encouraging players, coaches and medical professionals to educate others about concussion awareness, prevention and treatment.
Concussion sufferers need mental break
Dr. Shelina Babul discussed concussion management on Global News.
News Release: Injuries Cost BC $2.8 billion
Preventable injuries cost every British Columbian an estimated $665 – nearly eight per cent higher than the national average.
In the news: Safety warning issued for 260,000 infant car seats
Transport Canada says there are potential safety issues with Designer 22 infant car seats.
Reebok-CCM recalls hockey helmets for safety hazard
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recall affects RBK and CCM helmets with an HECC sticker and a date code of JUN-2013.
Making sense of injury data
In this workshop, Dr. Hassan Soubhi examined one of the most prevalent ways of looking at injury data, using examples from injury mortality and hospitalization data in British Columbia.