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Child Abuse: Diagnosis and Management

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Child Abuse: Diagnosis and Management by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Emergency Medicine. It contains the following chapters:

    • Forensic Interview
    • Child Abuse Management

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Head CT scan
    2. MRI of the brain without contrast
    3. MRI of the brain with contrast
    4. Angiogram of the head and neck
    5. Head ultrasound
    1. Give lead sentences to the child during interview
    2. Asking open ended questions
    3. Give silence time for hesitation
    4. Record all the statements
    5. Ask for details early in the interview
    1. Retinal hemorrhages
    2. Anterior rib fractures
    3. Metaphyseal fracture
    4. MRI brain with head and neck
    5. CT brain for epidural hematomas
    1. Ask the parent yourself why are they doing this
    2. Supportive care for injuries
    3. Report to child protective services
    4. Make documents for proof
    5. Consult a child abuse pediatrician

    Author of lecture Child Abuse: Diagnosis and Management

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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    Very good lecture.
    By Agnes L. on 30. May 2017 for Child Abuse: Diagnosis and Management

    Great practical advice on a difficult topic. Helped me to understand how forensic interviews are conducted. Thank you.