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By Frank Bamford; Jacqueline Y Q Mok; Donna Rosenberg, MD

The fourth variation of this crucial and hugely praised advisor has been considerably revised and up-to-date, offering concise, useful info on a tricky and distressing region of paediatric medication. This new version of the ABC of kid Protection now comprises extra chapters on belly harm, overlook and failure to thrive. It provides the most recent info at the prognosis and research of abuse, and explains the present roles of social prone and the legislations in safeguarding children.

Written via major paediatricians, psychiatrists, social employees and attorneys, this accomplished ebook is a useful reference for pros all for children’s welfare, together with basic practitioners, emergency employees, paediatricians, police surgeons, psychiatrists, overall healthiness viewers, social staff, and attorneys

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28 ABC of Child Protection subdural or subarachnoid haemorrhage (Terson syndrome), and chest compression by the perpetrator’s hand or cardiopulmonary resuscitation have been shown to play little, if any, relevant role. Several studies – retrospective, prospective, and multicentre – and animal models have concluded that retinal haemorrhages rarely, if ever, occur after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and involve only a small number of intraretinal or preretinal haemorrhages around the optic nerve.

These children, however, invariably present with a clear and credible explanation. With the exception of road traffic accidents, the mortality after non-accidental head injury is significantly higher than that from accidental head injuries. Mechanisms of head injury The spectrum of clinical features is related to the intensity and type of injury sustained. Impact injuries (direct blows from falls or punches) produce translational forces to the head that may result in swelling, bruising, or lacerations at the site of impact.

Frequency and natural history of subdural haemorrhages in babies and relation to obstetric factors. Lancet 2004;363:846–51. CHAPTER 7 Ophthalmic Presentations Alex V Levin Virtually any ocular injury may be the result of child abuse. Ocular injury is the presenting sign of physical abuse in 4–6% of cases of child abuse. 1). Non-compliance with medical treatment and neglect can also result in permanent loss of vision. Sexual abuse may be the route of transmission of a sexually transmitted disease to the eyes.

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