Explore the latest in child injury prevention, including injury epidemiology and evaluations of prevention policies and interventions.
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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