Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Research In Action Blog

The world of child injury prevention advances quickly in big and small steps each day. The Research In Action blog shares credible and timely commentary on the latest news, research, events, and more as we work together to keep children safe. We invite thought-provoking comments to spur friendly conversation among our readers. We feel that the regular posting of well-informed commentary by our readers will only enhance the quality of our blog. Comments are moderated by the Research In Action blog staff. The comments section is not intended to be a forum for specific parenting advice or to promote a product. Please use the "Contact Us" form for any information requests. Read more about our Commenting Guidelines.

Welcoming the New REU Class Virtually

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention welcomes its 2020 Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) class virtually.

When Triage Nurses Are First Line of Defense for Head Trauma

Read about a new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study that examines the effectiveness of telephonic nurse triage for head trauma care.

Spiking Rates of Gun Purchases During COVID-19 Pandemic Put Youth at Risk

As two public health crises converge in the US – COVID-19 and gun violence – it’s vital to explore and understand the unique risks for children and consider policy options to keep youth safe and healthy in their homes and communities.

Pediatric Concussion During COVID-19 Pandemic

What can you do at home if you can’t get to a healthcare provider during COVID-19? CHOP Nurse Practitioner Roni Robinson offers guidance and self-help strategies to share with parents navigating their child's concussion.