Explore the latest in child injury prevention, including injury epidemiology and evaluations of prevention policies and interventions.
This survey study examines adolescent firearm access in homes with guns, how storage may modify access, and discordance between parent and adolescent report of access.
This Patient Page offers tips on how to talk to your child about gun safety in the home.
This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence of and factors associated with driving after using marijuana among US adolescents.
This 3-part survey study assesses whether correcting the public’s misperceptions of gun safety is associated with greater private support for and public actions on gun safety.
This cohort study examines if a predictive risk model that indicates the relative likelihood of future foster care placement for children in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is also predictive of injury hospitalization data.
This systematic review and meta-analysis provide a synthesis of studies examining factors associated with child sexual exploitation and quantify their relative importance.
This survey study of caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease and related dementias assesses caregiver views on firearm safety risks, experiences with health care professional–delivered counseling, and preferred sources of information about firearm safety.
This study evaluates the association of adding questions about gun storage in patient households in the electronic health record with documentation of gun storage in the context of mass shootings.
This cross-sectional study compares physician organization–affiliated political action committee (PAC) campaign contributions with US House of Representatives and Senate candidate stance on firearm safety policies to examine whether physician organization endorsement of firearm safety policies is associated with contribution patterns.
This cross-sectional study examines whether harsh physical punishment, child maltreatment, and concomitant occurrence experienced during childhood are associated with antisocial behaviors in adulthood.
This qualitative study assesses the needs of stakeholders who would be affected by implementing an evidence-based approach to firearm safety promotion in pediatric primary care settings as a youth suicide prevention strategy.
This Special Communication discusses the controversial Florida law that prohibited physicians from speaking with their patients about firearm safety.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for physicians to develop cultural competence in firearm safety counseling as a strategy to improve patient and public health.
This case-only study found no significant risk reduction for hospitalizations with injury diagnoses during periods of ADHD medication, but did find a 34% reduction in the risk of brain injuries.
This multicenter case-control study reports that if estimated associations are causal, some falls from furniture may be prevented by incorporating advice into child health contacts, personal child health records, and home safety assessments about use of safety gates; not leaving children, changing diapers, or putting children in car/bouncing seats on raised surfaces; allowing children to play or climb on furniture; and teaching children safety rules about climbing on objects.
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