A retrospective review of farm injuries presenting to an Irish hospital emergency department in 2013

A retrospective review of farm injuries presenting to an Irish hospital emergency department in 2013 Ir J Med Sci (2017) 186:781–784 DOI 10.1007/s11845-017-1563-6 ORIGINAL ARTICLE A retrospective review of farm injuries presenting to an Irish hospital emergency department in 2013 1 1 1 1 • • • A. Abdulkarim P. Carroll P. Coffey E. Sheehan Received: 3 October 2016 / Accepted: 11 January 2017 / Published online: 8 February 2017 Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2017 Abstract Conclusion Our study has identified high-risk mechanisms Background The agricultural and equestrian businesses are of injury, which should alert clinicians to the potential for an important source of employment in the Midlands. This significant injury. In addition, our findings could be used to is a retrospective study examining the demographics, help policy makers promote safety and awareness through characteristics, and outcomes of agricultural and equestrian public health policies that target high-risk practices with related injuries presenting to the Midland Regional appropriate training and legislation. Hospital, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. There were a total of 30,700 attendances to the Emergency Department for 2013. Keywords Agricultural injuries  Accident and Aims This study is an epidemiological review of agricul- emergency  Trauma  Surgery  Epidemiology  Public tural injuries, their mechanisms, and consequences pre- health  Rural hospital http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -) Springer Journals

A retrospective review of farm injuries presenting to an Irish hospital emergency department in 2013

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Springer London
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Copyright © 2017 by Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
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Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine; General Practice / Family Medicine
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0021-1265
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1863-4362
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10.1007/s11845-017-1563-6
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