Dog bites are of serious concern to public health and safety. This study is an RCT that included 168 dog bites and randomized them to either suturing or not. The study was recently assigned to the journal's July 2019 volume. We made a cross-sectional study of a rural community of ten villages served by a primary health centre selected by random sampling. Dog attacks and dog-pack attacks represent a hazard for public health both because of the severe injuries caused and, in some cases, because of fatalities [2,8]. 2,3 The earlier the bite is closed, the less likely it will be infected. Dog bite cases may necessitate complex care involving multiple services, including child psychiatry. Apply a sterile bandage to the wound. They excluded complex or complicated wounds and patients with immunosuppression. They are listed in no particular order. Data on dog bites and knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) related to dog bites are not generally available to rural communities. Dog bites can cause infections that need to be treated with antibiotics. Introduction. This study introduced a WeChat-based program for rabies prevention and evaluated the users' satisfaction with the program using the technology acceptance model.An online satisfaction questionnaire was used to s … WeChat in China has been used for public health education and the prevention of diseases. Authors M H Shamir 1 , S Leisner, E Klement, E Gonen, D E Johnston. CDC Study: Dog Breeds Involved in Fatal Human Attacks in the U.S. CDC is a Center for Disease Controls and Prevention which provided information about fatal human attacks in the U.S. Study: Injury Prevention Requires "Vigilant Adult Supervision" A summary of a recent Central Texas pediatric study about dog bite injuries. The age group most implicated in dog-bite injuries in most reports has been 5 to 10 years, which our first study also observed. The Australian death and hospitalization rates for dog bite are 0.004 and 7.7 per 100 000, respectively. To care for a dog bite injury at home: Place a clean towel over the injury to stop any bleeding. The study was recently assigned to the journal's July 2019 volume. The following cases are some examples of the types of cases I have worked as an expert witness since 1990. International comparison data were extracted from published reports. CONCLUSIONS: Preschool-aged children are more likely to be injured by dog bites, and dog bites can result in major injury to the head and neck region. Pfortmueller CA, Efeoglou A, Furrer H, Exadaktylos AK: Dog bite injuries: primary and secondary emergency department presentations – a retrospective cohort study. Background: The objective of this study was to characterize the nature of dog bite injuries treated over a 5-year period at a large tertiary pediatric hospital and to identify relevant parameters for public education and injury prevention. View our table of level 1 trauma center studies of dog bite injuries. Dog bites should be treated immediately to reduce risk for infection. 2008; 14:296. People who try to focus solely on breed when it comes to dog bites are missing the majority of factors involved in the deterimining the bite. Dog bites and attacks can result in pain, bruising, wounds, bleeding, soft tissue injury, broken bones, loss of limbs, scalping, disfigurement, life-threatening injuries, and death. While certain breeds are known to bite more frequently or cause more severe injuries, a new study finds the breed was unknown in about 60 percent of dog bite cases. Therefore, researchers looked beyond … Bites and maulings by dogs, sometimes fatal, are a worldwide problem and particularly affect children. tional study—of 769 sequential p atients with dog bite wou nd s pr ese nt ing to a n em erg en cy d epa rt men t— found t hat the strong est pre dictor s for th e devel op- Ten per cent of households selected by systematic random sampling were interviewed for KAP regarding dog bites. Just in time for National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the Coalition for Living Safely with Dogs and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) released the study on dog bites in Colorado. 5. View Abstract Temple, TX - Last fall, the Journal of Pediatric Surgery accepted a study from researchers at Texas A&M University Health Science Center in Temple, Texas. Methods—Australian dog bite injury data, complemented by detailed Victorian and regional data from routine health records and vital statistics, were analyzed to determine incidence, severity, nature, circumstances, and trends. The study, published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, explores the risks of dog bite injuries to the face in children and bite severity by breed, size and head structure. All patients received prophylactic antibiotics. Try to keep the injured area elevated. Background Dog bite studies are typically based on hospital records and may be biased towards bites requiring significant medical treatment. The study of fatal dog attacks can lead to prevention techniques which can help to reduce all dog bite injuries, not only fatalities. It was nearly two years in the making. 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