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Eun Jung Lee 4 Articles
Patterns of Unintentional Domestic Injuries in Korea.
Eun Jung Lee, Jin Seok Lee, Yoon Kim, Kunhee Park, Sang Jun Eun, Soo Kyung Suh, Yong Ik Kim
J Prev Med Public Health. 2010;43(1):84-92.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2010.43.1.84
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To investigate the patterns of unintentional home injuries in Korea. METHODS: The study population was 12,382,088 people who utilized National Health Insurance services due to injuries (main diagnosis codes S00 to T28) during 2006. Stratified samples(n=459,501) were randomly selected by sex, age group and severity of injury. A questionnaire was developed based on the International Classification of External Causes of Injury and 18,000 cases surveyed by telephone were analyzed after being projected into population proportionately according to the response rates of their strata. Domestic injury cases were finally included. RESULTS: Domestic injuries (n=3,804) comprised 21.1% of total daily life injuries during 2006. Women were vulnerable to home injuries, with the elderly and those of lower income (medical-aid users) tending to suffer more severe injuries. Injury occurred most often due to a slipping fall (33.9%), overexertion (15.3%), falling (9.5%) and stumbling (9.4%), with severe injury most often resulting from slipping falls, falls and stumbles. Increasing age correlated with domestic injury-related disability. CONCLUSIONS: The present findings provide basic information for development of home injury prevention strategies, with focus on the elderly.
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    Ji‐Young Son, Jaehyung Lim, Dong‐Hun Han
    Dental Traumatology.2024;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Bona Hwang, Taewook Jeong, Jiyeon Jo
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  • The Relationship between Injury and Socioeconomic Status in Reference to the Fourth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Sung-Kyung Kim, Hyocher Kim, Kyungsuk Lee, Hee-Tae Kang, Sung-Soo Oh, Sang Baek Ko
    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.2014;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • The Relationship between Waist Circumference and Work-related Injury in Reference to the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Sung-Kyung Kim, Ji-Min Son, Jae-Young So, Hyocher Kim, Kyungsuk Lee, Sung-Soo Oh, Sang Ko
    Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.2013; 25(1): 29.     CrossRef
  • Multilevel Analysis on Factors Influencing Death and Transfer in Inpatient with Severe Injury
    Young Eun Choi, Kang Suk Lee
    Health Policy and Management.2013; 23(3): 233.     CrossRef
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    Soheil Saadat, Mojgan Karbakhsh
    BMC Public Health.2011;[Epub]     CrossRef
Association between the Pattern of Prophylactic Antibiotic Use and Surgical Site Infection Rate for Major Surgeries in Korea.
Pilyong Sakong, Jin Seok Lee, Eun Jung Lee, Kwang Pil Ko, Cheol Hwan Kim, Yoon Kim, Yong Ik Kim
J Prev Med Public Health. 2009;42(1):12-20.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2009.42.1.12
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The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between the pattern of prophylactic antibiotic use (PAU) and the surgical site infection (SSI) rate for major surgeries in Korea. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients who underwent cardiac, colon and gastric surgery, hysterectomies and hip/knee replacements at 20 hospitals, and inclusive of over 500 beds. We randomly sampled 60 cases per surgery type for patients discharged between September and November, 2006. A total fo 2,924 cases were included in our analysis. Cox's proportional hazard analysis was conducted to evaluate the association between the pattern of PAU and SSI rate. RESULTS: The proportion of patients who received their first prophylactic antibiotics (PA) 1 hour before incision was 65.5%, who received inappropriate PAs was 80.8%, and the proportion of patients whose PA was discontinued within 24 hours of surgery was 0.5%. The average duration of PAU after surgery was 9 days. The relative risk (RR) of SSI in patients who received their first PA more than 1 hour before incision was significantly higher than for those who received it within 1 hour prior to incision (RR=8.20, 95% CI=4.81-13.99). Inappropriate PA selection increased SSI rate, albeit with marginal significance (RR=1.97, 95% CI=0.96-4.03). Also, prolonged PAU following surgery had no effect on SSI rate. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that the pattern of PAU in the surgeries examined was not appropriate. Errors in the timing of PAU and of PA selection increase SSI rate. SSI rate remained unaltered following prolonged PAU after surgery.
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    Sung-Jin Bae, Inah Kim, Jaechul Song, Euy-Suk Chung
    Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery.2022;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Dae-Geun Kim, Byung Hoon Kwack
    Archives of Hand and Microsurgery.2022; 27(2): 149.     CrossRef
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    Mi Young Jung, Kyung-Yeon Park
    Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing.2018; 25(4): 240.     CrossRef
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    Mi Young Jung, Kyung-Yeon Park
    Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing.2017; 23(1): 42.     CrossRef
  • Factors affecting the rate of antibiotic prescription in dental practices
    Hyesung Kim, Myeng Ki Kim, Hyungkil Choi
    Journal of Korean Academy of Oral Health.2017; 41(1): 28.     CrossRef
  • Convergence Research on Periodic Changes in the Quality Assessment of Surgical Prophylactic Antibiotics
    Sae-Yie Yang, Kwang-Hwan Kim
    Journal of Digital Convergence.2016; 14(6): 325.     CrossRef
  • Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections According to Electronic Medical Records Data
    Young Hee Kim, Young-Hee Yom
    Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing.2014; 21(2): 151.     CrossRef
  • Appropriateness of Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis in a Tertiary Hospital
    Eun Young Nam, Hong Bin Kim, Hyunok Bae, Soyoung Moon, Sun Hee Na, Se Yong Kim, Doran Yoon, Ha Youn Lee, Joohae Kim, Chung-Jong Kim, Kyoung-Ho Song, Eu Suk Kim, Nam Joong Kim
    Korean Journal of Nosocomial Infection Control.2014; 19(2): 64.     CrossRef
  • Incidence and Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection after Gastric Surgery: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study
    Su Jin Jeong, Hea Won Ann, Jae Kyung Kim, Heun Choi, Chang Oh Kim, Sang Hoon Han, Jun Yong Choi, Kyong Ran Peck, Cheol-In Kang, Joon-Sup Yeom, Young Hwa Choi, Seung-Kwan Lim, Young Goo Song, Hee Jung Choi, Hee Jung Yoon, Hyo-Youl Kim, Young-Keun Kim, Min
    Infection & Chemotherapy.2013; 45(4): 422.     CrossRef
  • Overview of Antibiotic Use in Korea
    Baek-Nam Kim
    Infection & Chemotherapy.2012; 44(4): 250.     CrossRef
  • The epidemiology and cost of surgical site infections in Korea: a systematic review
    Kil Yeon Lee, Kristina Coleman, Dan Paech, Sarah Norris, Jonathan T Tan
    Journal of the Korean Surgical Society.2011; 81(5): 295.     CrossRef
  • A Prospective Study of Single-Dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Live Donor Nephrectomy
    Ho Sung Jang, Kyung Hwa Choi, Seung Choul Yang, Woong Kyu Han
    Korean Journal of Urology.2011; 52(2): 115.     CrossRef
  • Association Between Prophylactic Antibiotic Use and Surgical Site Infection Based on Quality Assessment Data in Korea
    Kyoung Hoon Kim, Choon Seon Park, Jin Hee Chang, Nam Soon Kim, Jin Seo Lee, Bo Ram Choi, Byung Ran Lee, Kyoo Duck Lee, Sun Min Kim, Seon A Yeom
    Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.2010; 43(3): 235.     CrossRef
  • Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Using a 2nd Generation Cephalosporin after Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection: A Randomized Trial of 1-day vs. 3-day
    Han Deok Kwak, Dong Jin Choi, Si Uk Woo, Jin Kim, Jun Won Um, Seon Hahn Kim
    Journal of the Korean Surgical Society.2010; 78(6): 385.     CrossRef
  • A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized Trial for Duration of the Prophylactic Antibiotics after Elective Colorectal Surgery: 3 Days versus 5 Days
    Ji Won Park, Jae Hwan Oh, Hyo Seong Choi, Sang-Bum Yoo, Young-Ju Choe, Sohee Park, Jung Man Kim, Kang Young Lee, Seung Kook Sohn, Hae Ran Yun, Ho-Kyung Chun, Woo Yong Lee
    Journal of the Korean Society of Coloproctology.2010; 26(2): 123.     CrossRef
The Incidence and Patterns of Unintentional Injuries in Daily Life in Korea: A Nationwide Study.
Kunhee Park, Sang Jun Eun, Eun Jung Lee, Chae Eun Lee, Doo Yong Park, Kyounghun Han, Yoon Kim, Jin Seok Lee
J Prev Med Public Health. 2008;41(4):265-271.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2008.41.4.265
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This study was conducted to estimate the cumulative incidence rate (CIR) of unintentional injuries in Korean daily life and to describe the pattern of unintentional injuries. METHODS: The study population was the people who used the National Health Insurance because of injuries (ICD code: S00~T98) during 2006. The stratified sample according to gender, age and the severity of injury (NISS, New Injury Severity Score) was randomly selected. The questions on the questionnaire were developed as a reference for an international classification tool (ICECI, International Classification of External Causes of Injury). The questions included the locations of injury, the mechanisms of injury and the results of injury. Moreover, we used age, gender, region and income variables for analysis. RESULTS: The CIR of unintentional injuries that occurred in daily life for 1 year per 100,000 persons was 17,606, and the CIR of severe injuries was 286. Many injuries were occurred at home (29.6%), public places (19.0%), school (13.7%) and near home (12.0%). The major mechanisms of injuries were slipping (48.8%), contact (14.0%), physical over-exertion (13.8%), and fall (6.6%). Infants and old aged people were vulnerable to injuries, and those who lived rural area and who were in a low income level were vulnerable too. CONCLUSIONS: We signified the risk groups and risk settings of unintentional injuries in Korean daily life. These results could contribute to establishing strategies for injury prevention and implementing these strategies.
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    Min Kyoung Kim, Nam Soo Park, So Hyeong Kim
    Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion.2023; 40(1): 101.     CrossRef
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    Ah-Ra Jo, Mi-Jeong Park, Byung-Gue Lee, Young-Gyun Seo, Hong-Ji Song, Yu-Jin Paek, Kyung-Hee Park, Hye-Mi Noh
    Korean Journal of Family Medicine.2020; 41(2): 111.     CrossRef
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    Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.2018; 51(3): 163.     CrossRef
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    Jin Hee Jung, Do Kyun Kim, Hye Young Jang, Young Ho Kwak
    Journal of Korean Medical Science.2015; 30(11): 1625.     CrossRef
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    Eun-Mi Choi, In-Sook Yoo
    Journal of the Korea Industrial Information Systems Research.2015; 20(4): 55.     CrossRef
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    In Sook Yoo
    The journal of the convergence on culture technology.2015; 1(4): 87.     CrossRef
  • Drinking Pattern and Nonfatal Injuries of Adults in Korea
    In-Sook Yoo, Eun-Mi Choi, Ho-Jang Kwon, Sang-Gyu Lee
    Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society.2012; 13(4): 1690.     CrossRef
  • Trend of Mortality Rate and Injury Burden of Transport Accidents, Suicides, and Falls
    Ki Sook Kim, Soon Duck Kim, Sang Hee Lee
    Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.2012; 45(1): 8.     CrossRef
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    K. McKenzie, L. Fingerhut, S. Walker, A. Harrison, J. E. Harrison
    Epidemiologic Reviews.2012; 34(1): 4.     CrossRef
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    Boyoung Park, Yeon-Kyeng Lee, Lisa Y. Cho, Un Yeong Go, Jae Jeong Yang, Seung Hyun Ma, Bo-Youl Choi, Moo-Sik Lee, Jin-Seok Lee, Eun Hwa Choi, Hoan Jong Lee, Sue K. Park
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    Cancer Research and Treatment.2011; 43(3): 141.     CrossRef
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  • Patterns of Unintentional Domestic Injuries in Korea
    Eun-Jung Lee, Jin-Seok Lee, Yoon Kim, Kunhee Park, Sang Jun Eun, Soo Kyung Suh, Yong-Ik Kim
    Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health.2010; 43(1): 84.     CrossRef
  • Falls in a Proportional Region Population in Korean Elderly: Incidence, Consequences, and Risk Factors
    Jae-Young Lim, Won-Beom Park, Min-Kyun Oh, Eun Kyoung Kang, Nam-Jong Paik
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Physician Factors Associated with the Blood Pressure Control among Hypertensive Patients.
So Young Kim, In Sook Cho, Jae Ho Lee, Ji Hyun Kim, Eun Jung Lee, Jong Hyock Park, Jin Seok Lee, Yoon Kim
J Prev Med Public Health. 2007;40(6):487-494.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3961/jpmph.2007.40.6.487
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Little is known about the physician-related factors that are associated with the management of hypertension. The purpose of this study was to determine the physician-related factors associated with blood pressure control in hypertensive patients. METHODS: We surveyed 154 physicians at 117 public health (subhealth) centers in Gyeonggi-do. Forty-one physicians completed the survey (response rates: 26.6%) and 31 physicians were finally included as the study subjects. Using the information obtained from the selfreported survey, we measured the physician-related factors associated with hypertension control, including their perception of hypertension, prescription patterns (combination prescription rates, specific antihypertensives prescription rates among patients with diabetes mellitus), and sociodemographic factors. We then collected data on blood pressure and medication use in patients seen by these physicians from the health center's information system. We compared the physicians' perceived hypertension control rates with the actual rates, and then evaluated the rate of high overestimation (overestimation by more than 25% of the median degree of hypertension control rate overestimation) among the physicians. The physicians' antihypertensive prescription patterns were also evaluated. Multiple logistic regression analysis was used to evaluate the independent association between hypertension control and physicianrelated factors. RESULTS: The physicians tended to overestimate the proportion of their patients with controlled blood pressure (79.5% perceived vs. 57.8% actual). The percentage of physicians with high overestimation was 35.5% (11 physicians). The physicians with lower control rates were more likely to highly overestimate their patients' control rates. Physicians with below-median actual control rates tended to prescribe fewer combination treatments for patients with uncontrolled blood pressure and angiotensinconverting enzyme inhibitors or fewer angiotensin receptor blockers for patients with diabetes mellitus. The rate of high overestimation by physicians was 1.31 times higher in patients with uncontrolled blood pressure than in patients with other conditions (OR=1.31, 95% CI: 1.17-1.48). CONCLUSIONS: Physicians have a tendency to overestimate the rates of hypertension control in their patients. Because physicians have a direct role in treatment outcomes, physicians' overestimation about hypertension management contributes to inadequate blood pressure control. Thus, interventions for improving physician' awareness regarding the management of patients with hypertension are needed.
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