Diagnosis and interpretation of injuries: a study of Dutch general practitioners.

@article{Reijnders2005DiagnosisAI,
  title={Diagnosis and interpretation of injuries: a study of Dutch general practitioners.},
  author={Udo J. L. Reijnders and Michiel C van Baasbank and Gerrit van der Wal},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={291-5}
}
This study explores the ability of Dutch general practitioners (GPs) in recognising types of injury. In the three sample cases, 48-91% classified the injury correctly. Only 9% of GPs recognised self-harm injury and in the 3rd case (child abuse) only 15% referred to the improbability of the account given. Only 13% appeared able to assess two or three cases… CONTINUE READING