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Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal (2021)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., Joshi, E., Bhatta, S., Adhikari, D., Manandhar, S. R., & Joshi, S. K. (2021). Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(17), 8912. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18178912

Almost 10% of global deaths are secondary to injuries, yet in the absence of routine injury surveillance and with few studies of injury mortality, the number and cause of injury deaths in many countries are not well understood. This study aimed to de... Read More about Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal.

Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study (2021)
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Joshi, E., Bhatta, S., Deave, T., Mytton, J., Adhikari, D., Manandhar, S. R., & Joshi, S. K. (2021). Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 11(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044273

Objective: Injuries are a global health problem. To develop context-specific injury prevention interventions, one needs to understand population perceptions of home and workplace injuries. This study explored a range of views and perceptions about in... Read More about Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study.

Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2020)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., & Deave, T. (2020). Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Child: Care, Health and Development, 46(5), 537-551. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12772

Introduction: Unintentional home injury is an important cause of death and disability among children, especially those living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This systematic review aimed to synthesize evidence about the effectiveness of... Read More about Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study (2020)
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Magnus, D., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., Joshi, E., Bird, E. L., Bhatta, S., …Joshi, S. K. (2020). Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study. BMC Health Services Research, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05280-9

Background: Globally, injuries cause more than 5 million deaths annually, a similar number to those from HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria combined. In people aged between 5 and 44 years of age trauma is the leading cause of death and disability and the... Read More about Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study.

Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey (2020)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., & Deave, T. (2021). Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey. Injury Prevention, 27(2), 104-110. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043482

Background: Unintentional injuries in and around the home are important causes of preventable death and disability among young children globally. In Nepal, there is a lack of data regarding home injuries and home hazards to guide the development of e... Read More about Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey.

Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2020)
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Pant, P. R., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., Acharya, D., Bhattarai, S., …James, S. L. (2020). Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Injury Prevention, 26(S1), i57–i66. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043309

Background: Nepal is a low-income country undergoing rapid political, economic and social development. To date, there has been little evidence published on the burden of injuries during this period of transition. Methods: The Global Burden of Dise... Read More about Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies (2019)
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Mytton, J., Bhatta, S., Thorne, M., & Pant, P. (2019). Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies. Cogent Medicine, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2019.1673654

Background The population of Nepal are vulnerable to injuries from natural disasters as well as those occurring in the home, at work and on the roads. Aim To collate and synthesise the published literature reporting injuries to people of any age... Read More about Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies.