Category Archive: Childhood Injuries

Dec 14 2013

One Year After Sandy Hook

99393749A year ago, the nation — and indeed the world — was shocked by the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT., that claimed the lives of 26 people, 20 of whom were children.

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Dec 27 2012

CHOP Study Finds Need for Concussion Management Tools

concussion A study of physicians’ knowledge of and attitudes toward concussion management practices points to the need for improved concussion-specific training and infrastructure to support optimal patient care. The findings, recently published online in Pediatrics, led The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to create a new “medical home” model for managing adolescent and pediatric concussion.

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Dec 14 2012

New Study Shows Home Visiting Program May Be Struggling to Reduce Childhood Injuries

PolicyLab_Childhood_injuriesOne of the nation’s largest programs providing home visitation support for at-risk mothers and children may not be as successful in reducing early childhood injuries as it was in earlier evaluations, according to new research findings from the Children's Hospital...

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