November 2016

Outtakes from Fall Pediatric Concussion Convenings

October marked three important meetings for advancing the science of pediatric concussion. Dr. Master provides an inside look at these convenings.

Emotions & Driving in Stressful Traffic Situations

Read about a new CIRP@CHOP study that examined the impact of emotions on teens in stressful driving situations, including heavy traffic and tailgating.

Final Reminder: Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference, November 14

Final reminder that The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI. We are now offering a discounted rate of $125 for non-profit employees. Please read more to hear about what our keynote speaker, Tony Gioutsos of TASS International, plans to discuss.

New Resource Alert: Youth Suicide Prevention Webinar Recording

CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative has a new resource available-- a recorded webinar on the topic of suicide prevention in children and adolescents.

Validating Electronic Health Records for Injury Prevention Research

Read about a new CHOP study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders that validated an electronic health record (EHR)–based algorithm to classify the ADHD status of pediatric patients, which is part of a larger retrospective cohort study that aims to examine the association between ADHD and driving outcomes among adolescents.

The Choking Game- Assessing the Risks

We have blogged about dangerous fads in the past, but the “choking game” is the first to my knowledge to be directly tied to a higher rate of suicidal ideation and poorer mental health among certain teen participants.