Center for Injury Research and Prevention

May 2019

Huddling Up with Autistic Adolescents

Teen driving safety researchers from CHOP were invited to the Huddle Up with Eagles Autism Challenge at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field as part of the transition to adulthood experience.

Flashback Friday -- Global Road Safety Week

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP supports Global Road Safety Week created by the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration.

Promoting Action to Prevent Intentional Drug Poisoning

The number of intentional drug poisonings among adolescents and young adults is growing at an alarming rate, and poison control centers across the country are on the front lines of experiencing this sobering trend. Here's how to help families take preventive action.

Beyond Current Recommendations for Adolescent Drivers with ADHD

Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and moving violations, and engage in risky driving behaviors than their peers without ADHD, according to a CHOP study published today in the journal Pediatrics.

Nurses Get Ready for Summer Camp: Test Your Concussion Know-How

Camp providers are well-positioned to diagnose and manage concussion in the camp setting, with a little extra training on the CDC’s current concussion care guidelines.

Child Passenger Safety During Well-Child Visits

At a recent well-child visit for my infant son, a member of the clinical team asked about our child passenger safety practices. Unfortunately, this isn't always the norm at many practices due to barriers such as limited time during visits and a lack of awareness of best practices.