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The Quarterly UpdateAutumn 2019 • VOL. XXVI NO. 4

Imaging and Laboratory

Yield of neuroimaging in infant physical abuse evaluations: do infant age and injury type matter. Fingarson A, Fortin K. J Emerg Med. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.03.041

Clinically occult abusive head trauma: which age group should we screen?. Feldman KW, Lindberg DM, ExSTRA investigators. Pediatr Radiol. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-019-04477-3

The added value of a second read by pediatric radiologists for outside skeletal surveys. Karmazyn B, Wanner MR, Marine MB, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2019; 49: 203-209. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-018-4276-8

Child Fatalities

Global trends in the extent of death scene investigation performed for sudden and unexpected death of infant (SUDI) cases: a systematic review. Bennett T, Martin LJ, Heathfield LJ. Forensic Sci Int. 2019; 301: 435-444. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.06.013


Demographics and risk factors for non-accidental orthopedic trauma. Sivasundaram L, Trivedi NN, Gatta J, et al. Clin Pediatr. 2019; 58: 618-626. http://doi.org/10.1177/0009922819829045


Foster homes for neglected children with severe obesity - debated but rarely studied. Regber S, Jormfeldt H. Acta Paediatr. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1111/apa.14902

Other items of interest

A coupled physical-computational methodology for the investigation of short fall related infant head impact injury. Khalid GA, Prabhu RK, Arthurs O, Jones MD. Forensic Sci Int. 2019; 300: 170-186. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.04.034

The response of the pediatric head to impacts onto a rigid surface. Loyd AM, Nightingale RW, Luck FJ, et al. J Biomech. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.06.027

Physical Abuse

Classic metaphyseal lesions among victims of abuse. Adamsbaum C, De Boissieu P, Teglas JP, Re-Salman C. J Pediatr. 2019; 209: 154-159. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.02.013

Predictors for nonaccidental trauma in a child with a fracture - a national inpatient database study. Zhao C, Starke M, Thompson JD, Sabharwal S. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019; http://doi.org/10.5435/JAAOS-D-18-00502

Prevalence of metaphyseal injury and its mimickers in otherwise healthy children under two years of age. Eide P, Djuve A, Myklebust R, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2019; 49: 1051-1055. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-019-04413-5

Who's watching the children? Caregiver features associated with physical child abuse versus accidental injury. Fingarson AK, Pierce MD, Lorenz DJ, et al. J Pediatr. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.05.040

Prevention and Resilience

Assessment of rates of child maltreatment in states with medicaid expansion vs states without medicaid expansion. Brown ECB, Garrison MM, Bao H, et al. JAMA Network Open. 2019; 2: e195529. http://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.5529

Professional and Systems Issues

A qualitative study examining stakeholder perspectives of a local child abuse program in community emergency departments. Tiyyagura G, Shaeffer P, Gawel M, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2019; 19: 438-445. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2019.01.006

Institutional factors associated with burnout among assistant professors. Duke NN, Groww A, Moran A, et al. Teach Learn Med. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1080/10401334.2019.1638263

Burnout and perceived social support: the mediating role of secondary traumatization in nurses vs. physicians. Hamama L, Hamama-Raz Y, Stokar YM, et al. J Adv Nurs. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14122

Every child, every time: hospital-wide child abuse screening increases awareness and state reporting. Dudas L, Petrohoy G, Esernio-Jenssen D, et al. Pediatr Surg Int. 2019; 35: 773-778. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00383-019-04485-2

Factors associated with nonaccidental trauma evaluation among patients below 36 months old presenting with femur fractures at a level-1 pediatric trauma center. Blatz AM, Gillespie CW, Katcher A, Matthews A, Oetgen ME. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019; 39: 175-180. http://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000000911

Hospital variation in child protection reports of substance exposed infants. Rebbe R, Mienko JA< Brown E, Rowhani-Rahbar A. J Pediatr. 2019; 208: 141-147. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.12.065

Integration of physical abuse clinical decision support at 2 general emergency departments. Rosenthal B, Skrbin J, Fromkin J, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocz069

Interdisciplinary Training Program (ITP) in child abuse and neglect: long term effects. Yamaoka Y, Wilsie C, Bard E, Bonner BL. Child Abuse Negl. 2019; 94: 104032. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104032

Sibling child protective services involvement following a child maltreatment fatality. Corlis M, Damashek A, Meister K, Richardson H, Bonner B. Child Maltreat. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1177/1077559519856435

Use of imaging in children with witnessed physical abuse. Melville JD, Hertz SK, Steiner RD, Lindberg DM. Pediatr Emer Care. 2019; 35: 245-248. http://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001096

What we can learn from failure: an EHR-based child protection alert system. Krawiec C, Gerard S, Iriana S, Berger R, Levi B. Child Maltreat. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1177/1077559519848845

Public Policy

K-12 school employee sexual abuse and misconduct: an examination of policy effectiveness. Grant BJ, Heinecke W. J Child Sex Abus. 2019; 28: 200-221. http://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1580328

A standard of care for the prevention of sexual misconduct by school employees. Shakeshaft C, Smith RL, Keener ST, Shakeshaft E. J Child Sex Abus. 2019; 28: 105-124. http://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2018.1477219

Related Disease States

Bleeding and bruising in osteogenesis imperfecta: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis bleeding assessment tool and haemostasis laboratory assessment in 22 individuals. Gooijer K, Rondeel JMM, van Dijk FS, et al. Br J Haematol. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1111/bjh.16097

Early acid suppression therapy exposure and fracture in young children. Malchodi L, Wagner K, Susi A, et al. Pediatr. 2019; 144: e20182625. http://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-2625

Rachitic change and vitamin D status in young children with fractures. Servaes S, States L, Wood J, Schilling S, Christian CW. Skeletal Radiol. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-019-03261-6

Risk of recurrent fracture: a population-based study. Escott BG, To Teresa, Beaton DE, Howard AW. Pediatr. 2019; 144: e20172552. http://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-2552

Two infant boys misdiagnosed as "shaken baby" and their twin sisters: a cautionary tale. Wester K. Pediatr Neurol. 2019; 97: 3-11. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.02.024

Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse exam results in West Alabama. Taylor MA, Higginbotham JC. J Child Sex Abuse. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1630881

Patients referred for domestic minor sex trafficking: a comparison of confirmed and suspected youth. Moore JL, Houck C, Barron CE, Goldberg AP. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.06.002

Sexting and young adolescents: associations with sexual abuse and intimate partner violence. Titchen KE, Maslyanskaya S, Silver EJ, Coupey SM. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.07.004

Management of non-consensually shared youth-produced sexual images: a delphi study with adolescents as experts. Quayle E, Cariola L. Child Abuse Negl. 2019; 95: 104064. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.104064