Center for Injury Research and Prevention

pediatric trauma care

Prevent Intentional Abuse of Loperamide

March 19, 2019
Abuse of loperamide, an anti-diarrhea medication available over-the-counter under the brand name Imodium®, is becoming a growing problem. Since there are currently no treatment protocols for loperamide abuse or toxicity, prevention is key. This includes early detection and connection to treatment and resources for those suffering with opioid substance use disorder.

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Flashback Friday: Toy Safety

December 14, 2018
Inspired by a recent annual survey on toy safety, and with many of us entering our peak holiday toy shopping, today's Flashback Friday post highlights our previous toy safety blog posts.

Recent CIRP Publications-- December 2018

December 4, 2018
In today's post, we highlight recent CIRP publications since August 2018.

ICYMI September 2018: 'Just a Teen,' Teens as Truck Drivers, 'Bullet Control,' Suicide Prevention and More

October 1, 2018
Read this roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention for September 2018.

Recent CIRP Publications- August 2018

August 14, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since April 24, 2018.

ICYMI July 2018--Soccer's Rise & Overuse Injuries, Smartphones & Teens, Emotional Trauma of Border Separations...and More!

July 31, 2018
Read more for a round-up of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

ICYMI March 2018: Vacant Lots and Crime Rates, Gender Bias in Academic Publishing, Young Children and Political Protests, Digital Sexual Activity and Teens, and more

March 29, 2018
Read more for a roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from March 2018.

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