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Quarterly SpringSpring 2021 • VOL. XXVIIINo. 2

Professional and Systems Issues

Dissemination of child abuse clinical decision support: moving beyond a single electronic health record. McGinn T, Feldstein DA, Barata I, et al. Int J Med Inform. 2020; 147: 104349. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2020.104349

Prepubescent female genital examination images: evidence informed learning opportunities. Campos S, Smith T, Davis AL, et al. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2020.11.006

Physician well-being in practice. Khan A, Vinson AE. Anesth Analg. 2020; 131: 1359-1369. http://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000005103

Distinguishing characteristics and disparities in child protective services-investigated maltreament by fathers. Kobulsky JM, Wildfeuer R, Yoon S, Cage J. Child Maltreat. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1177/1077559520950828

Recognizing the misuse of probabilistic language and false certainty in false accusations of child abuse. Gabaeff SC. J Research Philos Hist. 2021; 4: 1. http://doi.org/10.22158/jrph.v4n1p1

How child health care physicians struggle from gut feelings to managing suspicions of child abuse. Stolper CF, van de Wiel MWJ, Kooijman F, Feron F. Acta Paediatr. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15736

The use of experts to evaluate a child abuse guideline in community emergency departments. Shum M, Asnes A, Leventhal JM, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2020.11.001

Evaluating abusive head trauma in children <5 years old: risk factors and the importance of the social history. Notrica DM, Kirsch L, Misra S, et al. J Pediatr Surg. 2021; 56: 390-396. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.10.019


Delays in care seeking for young children with accidental skull fractures are common. Metz JB, Otjen JP, Perez FA, et al. Acta Paediatr. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15660

Child Fatalities

Challenges in determining child maltreatment fatalities: what do we really know?. Douglas EM, Lee KA. Child Abuse Rev. 2020; 29: 499-504. http://doi.org/10.1002/car.2642

Emotional Abuse

Psychological maltreatment: definition and reporting barriers among American professional in the field of child abuse. Baker AJL, Brassard MR, Rosenzweig J. Child Abuse Negl. 2021; 114: 104941. http://doi.org.j.chiabu.2021.104941


A standardized definition of near-fatal child maltreatment: results of a multidisciplinary Delphi process. Campbell KA, Wood JN, Lindberg DM, Berger RP. Child Abuse Negl. 2020; 112: 104893. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104893

Predictive value of indicators for identifying child maltreament and intimate partner violence in coded electronic health records: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Syed S, Ashwick R, Schlosser M, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2021; 106: 44-53. http://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-319027

The epidemiology of infant shaft fracture of femur or humerus by incidence, birth, accidents, and other causes. von Heideken J, Thiblin I, Hogberg U. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020; 21: 840. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-020-03856-4

Children at the intersection of pediatric palliative care and child maltreatment: a vulnerable and understudied population. Cleveland RW, Ullrich C, Slingsby B, Keefer P. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.007

Trends in U.S. emergency department visits related to suspected or confirmed child abuse and neglect among children and adolescents aged <18 years before and during the COVID-19 pandemic - United States, January 2019-September 2020. Swedo E, Idaikkadar N, Leemis R, et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020; 69: 1841-1847. http://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6949a1

Imaging and Laboratory

Abusive head trauma: experience improves diagnosis. Porto L, Bartels MB, Zwaschka J, et al. Neuroradiol. 2021; 63: 417-430. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-020-02564-z

Radiological assessment of skull fracture healing in young children. Harper NS, Eddleman S, Shijla K, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002215

Bridging vein injuries in shaken baby syndrome: forensic-radiological meta-analysis with special focus on the tadpole sign. Wittxchieber D, Muggenthaler H, Mall G, Mentzel HJ. Radiologe. 2021; 61: 71-79. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00117-020-00780-5

Intracranial injuries on computed tomography head scans in infants investigated for suspected physical abuse: a retrospective review. Daley H, Smith H, McEvedy S, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-319762

Head computed tomography in suspected physical abuse: time to rethink?. Glenn K, Nickerson E, Bennett CV, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-320192

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Overmedicalization in children with medical complexity. Pordes E, Goodpasture M, Bordini BJ. Pediatr Ann. 2020; 49: e478-e485. http://doi.org/10.3928/19382359-20201019-01


Subdural hemorrhage in asymptomatic neonates: neurodevelopmental outcomes and MRI findings at 2 years. Zamora C, Sams C, Cornea EA, et al. Radiol. 2021; 298: 173-179. http://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2020201857

Physical Abuse

Do victims of abusive head trauma visit emergency departments more often than children hospitalized for fever? A case-control study. Bailhache M, Lafagne A, Lagarde M, Richer O. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020; http://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002264

Abusive head trauma in day care centers. Rey-Salmon C, de Boissieu P, Teglas JP, Adamsbaum C. Pediatrics. 2020; 146: e2020013771. http://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-013771

Prevention and Resilience

Cost effectiveness of SEEK: a primary care-based child maltreatment prevention model. Lane WG, Dubowitz H, Frick KD, Semiatin J. Child Abuse Negl. 2021; 111: 104809. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104809

Public Policy

So close yet so different: neighborhood inequality and child maltreatment. Zhang L, Nepomnyaschy L, Simmel C. Child Abuse Negl. 2021; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.104988

Income inequality and child welfare interventions in England and Wales. Rablin Webb CJ, Bywaters P, Elliott M, Scourfield J. J Epidemiol Comm Health. 2020; 75: 251-257. http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2020-214501

Relationships between opioid-related hospitalizations and intimate partner violence and child maltreatment hospitalizations in Pennsylvania across space and time. Sumetshky N, Burke JG, Mair C. J Interpers Violence. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520948525

The effect of home foreclosures on child maltreatment rates: a longitudinal examination of neighborhoods in Cleveland, Ohio. Hoyle ME, Chamberlain AW, Wallace D. J Interpers Violence. 2020; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520943725

Association of state-level earned income tax credits with rates of reported child maltreatment, 2004-2017. Kovski NL, Hill HD, Mooney SJ, et al. Child Maltreat. 2021; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1177/1077559520987302

Related Disease States

Diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in children: a single-center retrospective analysis. Lazzareschi I, Curatola A, Gatto A, et al. Child Nerv Syst. 2021; 37: 153-160. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-020-04958-z.

Comparison of prevalence and characteristics of fractures in term and preterm infants in the first 3 years of life. Tong L, Pooranawattanakul S, Gopal-Kothandapani JS, Offiah AC. Pediatr Radiol. 2021; 51: 86-93. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-020-04817-8

Atypical neuroimaging characteristics of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in infants: a case series of hemorrhagic brain lesions in the deep grey matter. Pak N, Selehnia A, Hunfeld MAW, et al. Neuroradiology. 2021; 63: 285-288. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-020-02595-6

Screening for hemophagocytic lymphocistiocytosis in child abuse evaluations: twelve years of data. Morgan JM, Bachim A, Cruz AT, Donaruma-Kwoh M. Child Abuse Negl. 2021; 113: 104944. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.104944

Monogenic causes of apparently idiopathic perinatal intracranial hemorrhage. Hausman-Kedem M, Malinger G, Modai S. et al. Ann Neurol. 2021; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1002/ana.26033

Revisiting the radiographic assessment of osteoporosis-osteopenia in children 0-2 years of age. A systematic review. Rosendahl K, Lundesttad A, Bjorlykke JA, et al. PLOS One. 2020; http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241635

Sexual Abuse

Human papillomavirus type distribution in anogenital lesions of prepubertal children. Braun SA, Silling S, Schloer SM, et al. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021; Online ahead of print. http://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.17114

Share our stories: an exploration of the healthcare experiences of child sex trafficking survivors. Wallace C, Lavina I, Mollen C. Child Abuse Negl. 2021; 112: 104896. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104896