Prolonged Abusive Chest Compressions in an Infant: An Occult Form of Child Abuse: Review of Hemodynamics.

Abstract

This is the case of a 4-month-old male infant whose mother sought medical care because of poor feeding and low-grade temperature. The infant had no external evidence of abuse, but chest radiographs showed multiple bilateral rib fractures. There were no retinal hemorrhages. Investigation revealed that the father had repeatedly squeezed the child to… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000204

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@article{Lauridson2015ProlongedAC, title={Prolonged Abusive Chest Compressions in an Infant: An Occult Form of Child Abuse: Review of Hemodynamics.}, author={James R Lauridson and Kristy L Cromblin}, journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology}, year={2015}, volume={36 4}, pages={274-5} }