Center for Injury Research & Policy News

Dec 13, 2012

Global Collaborative Efforts Help Delineate Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Causes, Characteristics and Trends in China

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among children in China are a growing public health concern. Two new studies by researchers of the International Program at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Wuhan Children’s

Nov 12, 2012

National Study led by Hasbro Childrens Hospital Shows Protective Eyewear Reduces Eye, Head, and Facial Injuries in High School Field Hockey Players

A new study conducted by researchers at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Fairfax (VA) County Public Schools, and Boston Children’s Hospital has found that high school field hockey

Sep 10, 2012

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Develops Prototype for Safer, Child-Resistant Spray Bottle

Researchers at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in partnership with The Ohio State University have developed a prototype for child-resistant spray bottles for household cleaning products.

Aug 13, 2012

Center for Injury Research and Policy Awarded CDC Injury Control Research Center Designation for an Additional Five Years

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has renewed the designation of the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as one of the agency’s Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs).

Aug 06, 2012

New Study Examines Injuries to U.S. Workers with Disabilities

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational injuries among U.S. workers with and without disabilities.

Jul 03, 2012

New Study Finds Increase in Track-Related Injuries Among Youth in the United States

With the 2012 summer Olympic games about to take place in London, children everywhere are looking forward to watching their sports idols and role models take center stage.

Mar 12, 2012

New Study Examines Stair-Related Injuries Among Children in the United States

A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that from 1999 through 2008, more than 93,000 children younger than 5 years of age were treated in U.S. emergency departments for stair-related injuries.

Nov 30, 2011

Study details the effects of computerized neurocognitive testing for high school athletes with concussions

Only 40% of United States (US) high schools use computerized neurocognitive tests when assessing sport-related concussions, according to researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston. This is unfortunate, as these neurocognitive assessments are capable of detecting incomplete recovery.

Nov 10, 2011

Survey details inconsistencies in how concussions are managed in high school athletes

Concussions account for nearly 15 percent of all sport-related injuries in high school athletes, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.

Apr 12, 2011

New National Study Finds Increase in Football-Related Injuries Among Youth

A new study conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that an estimated 5.25 million football-related injuries among children and adolescents between 6 and 17 years of age were treated in U.S.