Sentinel Injuries in Infants Evaluated for Child Physical Abuse

  title={Sentinel Injuries in Infants Evaluated for Child Physical Abuse},
  author={Lynn K. Sheets and Matthew E. Leach and Ian J. Koszewski and Ashley M. Lessmeier and Melodee L. Nugent and Pippa M Simpson},
  pages={701 - 707}
OBJECTIVE Relatively minor abusive injuries can precede severe physical abuse in infants. [] Key MethodMETHODS Case-control, retrospective study of 401, <12-month-old infants evaluated for abuse in a hospital-based setting and found to have definite, intermediate concern for, or no abuse after evaluation by the hospital-based Child Protection Team.

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