Inadequately explained injury(Child abuse)
Abusive head trauma
- Define the different types of child maltreatment
- List the risk factors for child maltreatment
- Recognize normal and abnormal patterns of injury in children
Overview & Foundational Knowledge
|Maguire S. Which injuries may indicate child abuse? Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2010 95: 170-177.
Overview article in BMJ.
|The medical assessment of bruising in suspected child maltreatment cases: A clinical perspective.
Canadian Pediatric Society statement (2013)
|Child and youth maltreatment: Current evidence and future prospects. Special Theme Issue. Paediatrics and Child Health 2013; 18(8).
A collection of articles about prevention, intimate partner violence, traumatic head injury, bruising, neglect, burns, sexual assault.
Virtual Patients or Cases
|Altered Level of Consciousness
Access through www.pedscases.com
Patient case on altered level of consciousness.