Critical Elements in the Medical Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse.

  title={Critical Elements in the Medical Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse.},
  author={Kristine A. Campbell and Lenora M. Olson and Heather T. Keenan},
  volume={136 1},
BACKGROUND Previous research has described variability in medical evaluation of suspected abuse. The objective of this study was to identify, through expert consensus, required and highly recommended elements of a child abuse pediatrics (CAP) evaluation for 3 common presentations of suspected physical abuse in children aged 0 to 60 months. METHODS Twenty-eight CAPs recruited from 2 national organizations formed the expert panel for this modified Delphi Process. An initial survey was developed… CONTINUE READING
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