Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues

New Resource Alert: Medscape Segment on Teens with ADHD & Driving

Learn about how clinicians can help families prepare their teens with ADHD for driving in this Medscape segment featuring Thomas J. Power, PhD, a CHOP expert in ADHD.

What's Up with Fidget Spinners

As probably any parent of a school-aged child knows, the toy of the moment is the fidget spinner. The toy, which comes in a variety of sizes and weights and now with capabilities such as playing music through a Bluetooth speaker, provides hours of distraction for kids (and some adults, too). But beware that, as with many other popular fads, users should exercise some caution as well.

Protecting the Smallest Passengers in Motor Vehicles: CPS for Premature Infants

What are the special considerations for child passenger safety for low birth weight or premature infants? We explore current best practice recommendations and potential research opportunities to optimize the safety of our smallest passengers.

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.

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