Reliability of Routinely Collected Hospital Data for Child Maltreatment Surveillance
- Using Routinely Collected Hospital Data for Child Maltreatment Surveillance: Issues, Methods and Patterns. McKenzie, Kirsten; Scott, Debbie A. // BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Background: International data on child maltreatment are largely derived from child protection agencies, and predominantly report only substantiated cases of child maltreatment. This approach underestimates the incidence of maltreatment and makes inter-jurisdictional comparisons difficult. There...
- How to Treat a Cut. Coutts, Cherylann // Parenting;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p30
Presents tips on treating cuts in children. Wound inspection; How to stop the bleeding; Prevention of infection.
- Childhood sexual trauma in women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: a case control study. Curtis Nickel, J.; Tripp, Dean A.; Pontari, Michel; Moldwin, Robert; Mayer, Robert; Carr, Lesley K.; Doggweiler, Ragi; Yang, Claire C.; Mishra, Nagendra; Nordling, Jorgen // Canadian Urological Association Journal;
Background: The impact of early lifetime trauma on symptom severity and quality of life of patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) has not been fully elucidated. We wanted to determine and compare the prevalence and impact of childhood traumatic events, with an...
- Childhood trauma and adulthood physical health in Mexico. Baker, Charlene K.; Norris, Fran H.; Jones, Eric C.; Murphy, Arthur D. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Jun2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p255
The present study examined the effect of childhood trauma on adulthood physical health among a randomly selected sample of adults ( N = 2,177) in urban Mexico. Adults were interviewed about their experiences of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and physical health symptoms...
- Anorectal injuries in children. Ameh, Emmanuel A. // Pediatric Surgery International;Jul2000, Vol. 16 Issue 5/6, p388
Anorectal injuries (ARI) are uncommon in children in civil practice. In developed countries the injuries are mainly due to sexual abuse and firearms. This report reviews the experience in tropical Africa. A retrospective study of children aged 12 years or less managed for ARI over 10 years was...
- Backpack Injuries. // Pediatrics for Parents;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p7
Reports on the back-pain among children caused by heavy load of back-packs full of books. Effects of backpack injury on the health of children; Percentage of children prone to backpack injury as per the report of a study in the U.S.
- Poor children injured more in informal care. Morton, Katy // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);1/7/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4201, p5
The article reports on the results of a study which showed that children from poor families have the greater possibility of sustaining accidental injuries while in informal childcare.
- NEED-TO-KNOW news. // Parenting School Years;Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p37
This section offers news briefs relating to children's health, including a study showing that children in sunnier climates in the southern U.S. can suffer from vitamin D deficiency, increases in pediatric injuries during Fourth of July holidays, and the low incidence of injury among children at...
- Is your medicine chest well stocked? Gilbert, Susan // Redbook;Feb96, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p142
Gives information on necessary first aid supplies that parents should have for their children.