Research In Action

Research In Action

ICYMI February 2021
March 2, 2021

Here is a roundup of some newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from the past month:

Smart E-Scooters

Some electronic scooter companies are turning to advanced technology to reduce injuries.

Increased Suicide Risk: Hospitals Overwhelmed

As the pandemic triggers even more mental health crises among adolescents, hospitals are struggling to adjust.

Natural Disasters: Stress Trajectories Among Children

A study examined how youths of different ages experienced post-traumatic stress following natural disasters.

How to Address Non-Suicidal Self Injury in Children

This article offers a primer for primary pediatricians on how to discuss and manage non-suicidal self injury in youths.

Violence: Prevalence Among Youths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on students’ self-reported experiences involving various forms of violence (i.e. physical fighting, being threatened with a weapon, physical dating violence, sexual violence, and bullying).

Increased Risk of Pediatric Suicide During Pandemic

In this two part NPR series, experts warn of an increased risk of suicide among youths during the pandemic, and offer guidance on how to help a child in need.