Size Matters: Growth as a Red Flag for Abuse or Neglect
Session Type: On-demand
Topic(s): Child Abuse & Neglect; Obesity
This session will summarize the medical approach to evaluating a child with failure to thrive or obesity. Faculty will discuss management, when to refer to a specialist, and when hospitalization is warranted. Assessing for occult injuries suggestive of abuse and neglect as an etiology for these conditions also will be discussed.