The 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.
Read the complete post.