Child Abuse

Full Text Articles in Pediatrics

Sorry to be article-heavy this week, but this month’s issue of Pediatrics has several relevant free, full-text articles available that I thought readers might be interested in. You’ll find the links after the jump.

Abusive Head Trauma: Judicial Admissions Highlight Violent and Repetitive Shaking
Catherine Adamsbaum, Sophie Grabar, Nathalie Mejean, and Caroline Rey-Salmon
Pediatrics 2010; 126: 546-555.

Child Fatality Review

Cindy W. Christian, Robert D. Sege, The Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, The Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention, and The Council on Community Pediatrics

Pediatrics 2010; 126: 592-596.

Gynecologic Examination for Adolescents in the Pediatric Office Setting (note: I think this article has some guidelines for examination that relate to forensic practice)

Paula K. Braverman, Lesley Breech, and The Committee on Adolescence

Pediatrics 2010; 126: 583-590. (And there’s a free CME offering based on this article over at Medscape)

Highlighting Violent and Repetitive Shaking
Robert M. Reece
Pediatrics 2010; 126: 572-573.