Research In Action

Research In Action

ICYMI December 2021
January 5, 2022

Here is our roundup of interesting articles about pediatric injury prevention from the past month: 

Diagnosing Abusive Head Trauma

A new study compares how a mathematical algorithm sorts children with and without abusive head trauma to existing clinical guidelines and physician diagnoses. 

Has the Pandemic Increased Risky Driving?

Despite less driving, roadway fatalities have increased during the pandemic. 

Weed Edibles and Children

Children suffer more severe consequences if they accidentally ingest marijuana edibles. In this article, doctors share what parents should do if that happens. 

Detecting Drunk Driving

In light of a new law mandating that cars include systems to detect drunk driving, this article summarizes some of the emerging technology. 

Deadly Suicide Websites

The New York Times profiles the harrowing emergence of suicide websites, where youth can log on and learn how to die. 

Video Games in Cars

Controversy arose over a video game feature in Tesla cars, in which drivers would have been able to play video games while the vehicle was in motion. Ultimately, Tesla agreed to modify its software after federal regulators intervened.