Articles of Note Child Abuse DV/IPV Elder Abuse/Neglect Sexual Assault

Articles of Note, July/August Edition

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It’s time once again for Articles Note. These are a selection from peer-reviewed journals that feel particularly relevant to our practice. Remember, it’s in no way a comprehensive or exhaustive list, but it’s an excellent place to start. The majority of the links will take you to PubMed. There are also several free full-text articles in here, so we can all be happy about that. Peds people, you guys have a boat-load of good stuff in here, but trust me when I tell you this–there’s something for everyone in the journals this month.

Here’s the printable version. The active links follow below.

Articles of Note July August 2011


Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2011 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Impact of medico-legal findings on charge filing in cases of rape in adult women.

Hagemann CT, Stene LE, Myhre AK, Ormstad K, Schei B.


AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jul;197(1):W159-63.

The prevalence of uncommon fractures on skeletal surveys performed to evaluate for suspected abuse in 930 children: should practice guidelines change?

Karmazyn B, Lewis ME, Jennings SG, Hibbard RA, Hicks RA.


Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Origin and Development of Forensic Medicine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Al Madani OM, Kharoshah MA, Zaki MK, Galeb SS, Al Moghannam SA, Moulana AA.


Am J Prev Med. 2011 Aug;41(2):129-35.

A predictive model to help identify intimate partner violence based on diagnoses and phone calls.

Bhargava R, Temkin TL, Fireman BH, Eaton A, McCaw BR, Kotz KJ, Amaral D.


Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug;101(8):1481-94. Epub 2011 Jun 16.

A meta-analysis of disparities in childhood sexual abuse, parental physical abuse, and peer victimization among sexual minority and sexual nonminority individuals.

Friedman MS, Marshal MP, Guadamuz TE, Wei C, Wong CF, Saewyc E, Stall R.


An Bras Dermatol. 2011 Jun;86(3):527-536.

Child abuse: skin markers and differential diagnosis. [FREE FULL-TEXT]

Gondim RM, Muñoz DR, Petri V.


Can Fam Physician. 2011 Jul;57(7):783-5.

Elder abuse: What are we missing? [FREE FULL-TEXT]

Vetere PM.


Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2011 Aug;29(3):605-20.

Sexual assault.

Devore HK, Sachs CJ.


Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinical practice : The approach to the deaf or hard-of-hearing paediatric patient.

Smeijers AS, Ens-Dokkum MH, van den Bogaerde B, Oudesluys-Murphy AM.


Int J Legal Med. 2011 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Hair analysis of drugs involved in drug-facilitated sexual assault and detection of zolpidem in a suspected case.

Salomone A, Gerace E, Di Corcia D, Martra G, Petrarulo M, Vincenti M.


J Child Neurol. 2011 Aug;26(8):1054-6.

Maltreatment of children with disabilities: the breaking point.

Murphy N.


J Forensic Dent Sci. 2010 Jul;2(2):81-5.

Geriatric forensics: A dentist’s perspective and contribution to identify existence of elder abuse among his patients.

Mattoo KA, Shalabh K, Khan A.


J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Aug;26(8):930-3.

Addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients.

Ard KL, Makadon HJ.


J Pediatr Health Care. 2011 Jul-Aug;25(4):250-6.

Medical Evaluation for Child Sexual Abuse: What the PNP Needs to Know.

Hornor G.


Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Jul;30(7):1382-5.

‘Oh, my father hit me’.

Sherer I.


Int J STD AIDS. 2011 Jul;22(7):407-8.

Post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure to HIV: a seven-year retrospective analysis in a regional centre.

McCarty EJ, Quah S, Maw R, Dinsmore WW, Emerson CR.


Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jul;27(7):591-5.

Mortality and child abuse in children presenting with apparent life-threatening events.

Parker K, Pitetti R.


Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Aug;28(5):439-43.

A case with unexplained bleeding from multiple sites: munchausen syndrome by proxy.

Tüfekçi O, Gözmen S, Yılmaz S, Hilkay Karapınar T, Cetin B, Burak Dursun O, Emiroğlu N, Oren H, Irken G.


Pediatrics. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Collection of Forensic Evidence From Pediatric Victims of Sexual Assault.

Girardet R, Bolton K, Lahoti S, Mowbray H, Giardino A, Isaac R, Arnold W, Mead B, Paes N.


Pediatrics. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Development of a Screening Tool for Pediatric Sexual Assault May Reduce Emergency-Department Visits.

Floyed RL, Hirsh DA, Greenbaum VJ, Simon HK.


Pediatrics. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Emergency Evaluation of Children When Sexual Assault Is Suspected.

Jenny C.


Pediatrics. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Forensic Evidence Collection and DNA Identification in Acute Child Sexual Assault.

Thackeray JD, Hornor G, Benzinger EA, Scribano PV.


Pediatrics. 2011 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Policy Statement–Protecting Children From Sexual Abuse by Health Care Providers.



Violence Against Women. 2011 Jul;17(7):882-903. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

The importance of resources and information in the lives of battered mothers.

Fleury-Steiner RE, Thompson Brady L.


Violence Against Women. 2011 Jul;17(7):858-81.

Pregnancy and intimate partner violence: risk factors, severity, and health effects.

Brownridge DA, Taillieu TL, Tyler KA, Tiwari A, Ko Ling Chan, Santos SC.


Violence Vict. 2011;26(1):130-44.

Pandora doesn’t live here anymore: normalization of screening for intimate partner violence in Australian antenatal, mental health, and substance abuse services.

Spangaro J, Poulos RG, Zwi AB.


West J Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;12(3):354-6.

Elder financial exploitation: implications for future policy and research in elder mistreatment. [FREE FULL-TEXT]

Price T, King PS, Dillard RL, Bulot JJ.


West J Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;12(3):357-64.

A survey of Georgia adult protective service staff: implications for older adult injury prevention and policy. [FREE FULL-TEXT]

Strasser SM, Kerr J, King PS, Payne B, Beddington S, Pendrick D, Leyda E, McCarty F.


Women Health. 2011 Jul 22;51(5):423-41.

Understanding the Role of Violence in Incarcerated Women’s Cervical Cancer Screening and History.

Ramaswamy M, Kelly PJ, Koblitz A, Kimminau KS, Engelman KK.


Womens Health Issues. 2011 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of Screening and Referral Strategies for Exposure to Partner Violence.

Klevens J, Sadowski L, Kee R, Trick W, Garcia D.