Child abuse

References

Key articles

Gilbert R, Spatz Widom C, Browne K, et al. Burden and consequences of child maltreatment in high income countries. Lancet. 2009 Jan 3;373(9657):68-81. Abstract

Geffner R, Loring MT. The effects of intimate partner violence on children: part 2. J Emotional Abuse. 2003;3:155-7.

Keenan HT, Runyan DK, Marshall SW, et al. A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children. JAMA. 2003 Aug 6;290(5):621-6.Full text  Abstract

Vinchon M, Defoort-Dhellemmes S, Desurmont M, et al. Accidental and nonaccidental head injuries in infants: a prospective study. J Neurosurg. 2005 May;102(4 Suppl):380-4. Abstract

Louwers EC, Affourtit MJ, Moll HA, et al. Screening for child abuse at emergency departments: a systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2010 Mar;95(3):214-8. Abstract

Worlock P, Stower M, Barbor P. Patterns of fractures in accidental and non-accidental injury in children: a comparative study. BMJ. 1986 Jul 12;293(6539):100-2Full text  Abstract

Daria S, Sugar NF, Feldman KW, et al. Into hot water head first: distribution of intentional and unintentional immersion burns. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 May;20(5):302-10. Abstract

Purdue GF, Hunt JL, Prescott PR. Child abuse by burning - an index of suspicion. J Trauma. 1988 Feb;28(2):221-4. Abstract

Servaes S, Brown SD, Choudhary AK, et al. The etiology and significance of fractures in infants and young children: a critical multidisciplinary review. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 May;46(5):591-600. Abstract

Kemp AM, Jaspan T, Griffiths J, et al. Neuroimaging: what neuroradiological features distinguish abusive from non-abusive head trauma? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2011 Dec;96(12):1103-12. Abstract

Keenan HT, Runyan DK, Marshall SW, et al. A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury. Pediatrics. 2004 Sep;114(3):633-9. Abstract

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