The evaluation of suspected child physical abuse.

@article{Christian2015TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of suspected child physical abuse.},
  author={Cindy W. Christian},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={135 5},
  pages={e1337-54}
}
Child physical abuse is an important cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality and is associated with major physical and mental health problems that can extend into adulthood. Pediatricians are in a unique position to identify and prevent child abuse, and this clinical report provides guidance to the practitioner regarding indicators and evaluation of suspected physical abuse of children. The role of the physician may include identifying abused children with suspicious injuries who present for… CONTINUE READING
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