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Read Dr. Allison E. Curry highlights from her recent commentary for the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with Dr. Thomas J. Power on how advancing ADHD-driving research can improve driver safety.
Read about a new CHOP study that found teens with a history of ADHD need stronger medical monitoring of health risks, including driver readiness.
In this guest post from Desmond O'Neill, MD, who leads the Irish Traffic Medicine Programme, learn how managing fitness to drive is a growing trend in medicine.
Read about how one family approached the decision to pursue a driver's license for their autistic son, Ben, and how to access transportation alternatives for non-drivers from experts at CHOP's Center for Autism Research.
CHOP Intimate Partner Violence Specialist Katherine Obenschain, LSW offers tips for clinicians in screening for and discussing relationship safety with teenagers.
At a recent well-child visit for my infant son, a member of the clinical team asked about our child passenger safety practices. Unfortunately, this isn't always the norm at many practices due to barriers such as limited time during visits and a lack of awareness of best practices.
With funding again provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Traumatic Stress Center will continue to develop resources on pediatric trauma-informed care.
After an injury, many children experience a decreased quality of life. Pediatric nurses play a key role in helping them recover. New research examines posttraumatic stress symptoms and hope after injury.
As back-to-school time approaches, it’s a good time to remind parents and caregivers to ask about the presence of a gun in a home before they allow their children to visit.
Read more about new CIRP@CHOP research showing how children cope with an injury and potential ways to prevent posttraumatic stress.