A3161 Physical Abuse in Infants and Young Children: When to Worry, When to Transfer

Sunday, October 27
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 255-257
CME credit: 1.50

Session Type: Audience Response System


Topic(s): Child Abuse & Neglect

Cases outlining common findings associated with child physical abuse, including bruising, oral injuries, ocular findings, and intracranial injury, will be presented to aid the general pediatrician in developing appropriate suspicion. Faculty will discuss how to distinguish bruises that may be consistent with child abuse from those that may indicate a bleeding disorder and when to refer to a higher level of care.

Verena Brown, MD

Child Abuse Pediatrician
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Brookhaven, Georgia

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Melissa Peters, MD, FAAP

Birmingham, Alabama

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A3161 Physical Abuse in Infants and Young Children: When to Worry, When to Transfer



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Verena Brown, MD

Child Abuse Pediatrician
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Brookhaven, Georgia

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