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Why personal injury prevention for children and teenagers can’t be a “one-size-fits-all?

imageThe way pediatricians are working on preventing personal injury for children and  teenagers is evolving. There was a time when doctors would be  taught  to provide the same advice for any family for each type of injury.  For example in the field of teen driver crash injury prevention, each teen would be treated the same way.

In a recent blog post published by the Center for Injury and Prevention, Flaura Koplin Winston, a  pediatrician, looks at the case of two teen drivers  who got  caught for speeding. The first  teen was diagnosed with ADHD and speeding was  just one of many other dangerous behaviors.  He needed proper medication and  behavioral therapy. The second  teen  was late for school and got a ticket speeding.  All he needed was an alarm clock.

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