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Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

December 27, 2017
As 2017 draws to a close, let's take a look back at Research in Action's most popular posts in the last year.

Validating Electronic Health Records for Injury Prevention Research

November 21, 2016
Read about a new CHOP study published in the Journal of Attention Disorders that validated an electronic health record (EHR)–based algorithm to classify the ADHD status of pediatric patients, which is part of a larger retrospective cohort study that aims to examine the association between ADHD and driving outcomes among adolescents.

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Concerns about Safety Among Parents of Children with Disabilities

April 13, 2016
Learn about a recent study examining the safety concerns of parents of children with a variety of disabilities and how healthcare providers can address these concerns.

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ADHD: A Controversial Diagnosis

January 23, 2014
Recent New York Times stories on the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suggest that pharmaceutical companies, doctors, and even parents have added to what is the perceived overdiagnosis of this developmental disability and that the benefits of medication as a primary treatment have been overblown. While we need to be cautious about overdiagnosis and prescribing medication when unnecessary, we also need to take ADHD symptoms seriously, especially when it comes to injury prevention and driving.

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