Research In Action

Research In Action

ICYMI October 2022

Catch up with newsworthy pediatric injury prevention articles from October 2022 gathered by CHOP's Dr. Patty Huang.

Who Is To Blame For the Crash?

A new study debates whether drivers of partially automated vehicles should be assigned blame in the event of a crash. 

Trends in Emergency Department Visits During the Pandemic

Injury-related emergency department (ED) visits declined overall during the first year of the pandemic, but ED visits related to serious/critical injuries increased, according to a new study. 

Staying Safe in Large Crowds

Recently, over 150 young people tragically died during a crowd crush in Seoul, South Korea. Here are some strategies to stay safe and ideally avoid this devastating situation.

Bullying in Autistic Youth

A new study describes the validation of a bullying questionnaire developed for neurodivergent youth.

Reliable Health Information On YouTube

Healthcare providers, including physicians, are now able to apply for panels labeling them as "reliable" on YouTube. 

Tracking Risky Driving Behaviors in Teens

A study led by Penn Nursing/CIRP's Dr. Catherine McDonald used a cell phone app to track risky driving behaviors in teen drivers.