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Volume 37, Issue 4
Publication date: October 1, 2016
October 1, 2019
Diagnosis and Prevention of Child Abuse
Ryan D. Brown, MD (Moderator)
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine; Medical Director, Child Protection Team; Child Abuse Pediatrician, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Robert W. Block, MD
Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma–University of Tulsa School of Community Medicine; Child Abuse Pediatrician, Tulsa Oklahoma
Sarah J. Passmore, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma–University of Tulsa School of Community Medicine; Child Abuse Pediatrician, Tulsa, Oklahoma
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
Discuss the epidemiology of the various types of child maltreatment.
Determine which children are at higher risk of abuse based on risk factors.
Evaluate children for abuse based on location of bruising.
Integrate assessment of radiographs into the management of abuse.
Discuss with family the importance of a thorough physical exam in the evaluation of child abuse.
Differentiate between normal and abnormal child sexual behavior.
Discuss with families the relationship between childhood adversities and adult health.