Child, Parenting, and Healthcare Provider Issues
August 29, 2017As back-to-school time approaches, it’s a good time to remind parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.
August 7, 2017In a new article VIP@CIRP researchers explore how the principles of trauma informed care embody core principles of medical ethics.
ICYMI: Blue Whale Challenge, Portable Driving Simulator, Suicide-Related Admissions, Concussion and CTE, Sports-related Overuse Injuries and Heatstroke, Human Trafficking, Great Outdoors
July 31, 2017In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) provide round-up of newsworthy items related to child injury prevention at the end of each month.
July 25, 2017Read more about new CIRP@CHOP research showing how children cope with an injury and potential ways to prevent posttraumatic stress.
July 10, 2017Learn 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.
July 5, 2017As 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.
June 28, 2017What 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.
June 26, 2017Minds Matter concussion program at CHOP implemented a successful EHR-based intervention to improve provider behaviors. Learn how.