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January 2, 2019Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.
January 24, 2019New CHOP research, published in Pediatric Emergency Care, demonstrated that new ED guidelines for limiting computed tomography (CR) of the brain to evaluate for bleeding after a head injury were sustainable across five years.
January 10, 2019For individuals with autism spectrum disorders, differences in communication may make interacting with strangers a challenging experience. When the stranger is a police officer, the encounter can quickly become dangerous for everyone involved. Read more to learn about a CHOP study testing the effectiveness of a virtual reality tool to improve the safety of interactions between police and adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
January 17, 2019Learn about a study funded by the National Science Foundation that is developing novel approaches to keep driver attention on the road.
January 29, 2019Learn about a new five-year study, conducted by CHOP researchers and funded by The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to gain a more comprehensive understanding of mobility issues for adolescents on the autism spectrum.
January 31, 2019In this guest post, Divya Jain, one of CIRP’s Bioengineering PhD students, shares her top 5 tips for making the most of scientific conferences.