A retrospective cohort study of suspected child maltreatment cases resulting in hospitalization.

@article{Friedman2012ARC,
  title={A retrospective cohort study of suspected child maltreatment cases resulting in hospitalization.},
  author={Lee Friedman and Shirley Sheppard and Daniel H Friedman},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={1881-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Although the incidence and risk factors of child abuse have been well researched, there continues to be a need for large studies that provide information regarding the process of recognizing children whose health and lives are most seriously threatened by abuse and neglect, in particular children requiring hospitalization as a result of child abuse. The purpose of this study was to (1) describe differences in the type of injuries and illnesses of children hospitalized for abuse and… CONTINUE READING