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Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues

Value of End-User Input: EHR-based Clinical Support Tool Success

Minds Matter concussion program at CHOP implemented a successful EHR-based intervention to improve provider behaviors. Learn how.

ASK Day: A question that can’t wait

Today is ASK Day, when parents, caregivers and pediatricians alike are called upon to remember that, when it comes to guns in the home, Asking Saves Kids. Asking is framed around a simple question: “Is there an unlocked gun where your kids play?”

Opioid Exposure and Young Children

The rate of opioid related deaths has doubled since 2000. Between 2000-2009, there was a 90 percent increase in fatal poisoning among teenagers. But how is this epidemic impacting younger children? A recent study in Pediatrics describes the epidemiology of opioid exposure among US children. Read to learn more.http://www.aapcc.org/data-system/

New Resource Alert: Medscape Segment on Autism Spectrum Disorder & Driving

Watch a Medscape video from Patty Huang, MD, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at CHOP, on teens with autism spectrum disorder and driving informed by new research conducted at CIRP@CHOP.

Nursery Products and Injury

Caring for or working with a family of young children? Let's discuss a new study that examines the rates and pattern of nursery product-related injuries in young children.

‘Tis the Season to Thank Our Research Volunteers

Research participation is volunteerism! CHOP researchers deeply appreciate the contribution of families that chose to participate in studies, leading to breakthroughs and innovation daily.

New Brief Screening Tools for Posttraumatic Stress

Read about new CIRP@CHOP research about a tool that can help busy clinicians, school nurses, and others seeing in service settings screen for posttraumatic stress in children.

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.

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.

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