The utility of follow-up skeletal surveys in child abuse.

@article{Harper2013TheUO,
  title={The utility of follow-up skeletal surveys in child abuse.},
  author={Nancy S Harper and Sonja Eddleman and Daniel Martin Lindberg},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={131 3},
  pages={e672-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Follow-up skeletal surveys (FUSS) are performed frequently in cases of possible physical abuse based on the evidence from small retrospective cohorts. Our objective was to determine the proportion of FUSS that identified new information in a large, multicenter population of children with concerns of physical abuse. METHODS This was a prospective secondary analysis of an observational study of all children <10 years of age (120 months) who underwent evaluation for possible physical… CONTINUE READING
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