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The Quarterly UpdateSpring 2019 • VOL. XXVI NO. 2

Physical Abuse

Estimating the probability of abusive head trauma after abuse evaluation. Hymel KP, Wang M, Chinchilli VM, et al. Child Abuse Negl. 2018; 88: 266-274. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.11.015...p. 36

Clinical comparison of ocular and systemic findings in diagnosed cases of abusive and non-abusive head trauma. Morgan LA, Fouzdar Jain S, Svec A, et al. Clin Ophthalmol. 2018; 12: 1505-1510. http://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S163734...p. 37

Identification and characterization of oral injury in suspected child abuse cases. George CLS, Theesfeld SSN, Wang Q, Hudson MJ, Harper NS. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001715...p. 37

Oral injuries in children less than 24 months of age in a pediatric emergency department. Woolf SM, Leventhal JM, Gaither JR, et al. Child Abuse Negl. 2019; 89: 70-77. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.01.006...p. 37

Occult drug exposure in young children evaluated for physical abuse: an opportunity for intervention. Petska HW, Porada K, Nugent M, Simpson P, Sheets LK. Child Abuse Negl. 2019; 88: 412-419. http://doi.org/doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.12.015...p. 38

PedHITSS: a screening tool to detect childhood abuse in clinical settings. Shakil A, Day PG, Chu J, Woods SB, Bridges K. Fam Med. 2018; 50: 763-769. http://doi.org/10.22454/FamMed.2018.778329...p. 39

Pediatric traumatic retinoschisis in infants and children. Shouldice M, Al-Khattabi F, Thau A, et al. JAAPOS. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaapos.2018.08.007...p. 40

Domestic Violence

The role of intimate partner violence in homicides of children aged 2-14 years. Adhia A, Austing SB, Fitzmaurice GM, Hemenway D. Am J Prevent Med. 2019; 56: 38-46. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.08.028...p. 40

Imaging and Laboratory

Chest radiographs versus CT for the detection of rib fractures in children (DRIFT): a diagnostic accuracy observational study. Shelmerdine SC, Langan D, Hutchinson JC, et al. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018; 2: 802-811. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30274-8...p. 41

Histological dating of subdural hematoma in infants. Delteil C, Humez S, Boucekine M, et al. Int J Legal Med. 2019; 133: 539-546. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1980-8...p. 41

Subperiosteal new bone formation with the distal tibial classic metaphyseal lesion: prevalence on radiographic skeletal surveys. Tsai A, Connolly SA, Ecklund K,
Johnston PR, Kleinman PK. Pediatr Radiol. 2019; http://doi.org/doi.org/10.1007/s00247-018-4329-z...p. 42

Susceptibility-weighted imaging of retinal hemorrhages in abusive head trauma. Thamburaj K, Soni A, Frasier LD, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2019; 49: 210-216. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-018-4292-8...p. 43

The prevalence of rib fractures incidentally identified by chest radiograph among infants and toddlers. Ruest S, Kanaan G, Moore JL, Goldberg AP. J Pediatr. 2019; 204: 208-213. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.08.067...p. 43

Use and utility of skeletal surveys to evaluate for occult fractures in young injured children. Wood JN, Henry MD, Berger RP, et al. Acad Pediatr. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2018.08.007...p. 44


Association between emergency department utilization and the risk of child maltreatment in young children. Kuang X, Aratani Y, Li G. Inj Epidemiol. 2018; 5: 46. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40621-018-0176-5...p. 45

Foster Children

Improving timelines of medical evaluations for children entering foster care. Terrell LG, Skinner AC, Narayan AP. Pediatr. 2018; 142: e20180725. http://doi.org/10. 1542/ peds. 2018- 0725...p. 45


The diagnostic accuracy of in-hospital weight gain for differentiating neglect from other failure to thrive etiologies. Puls HT, Plencner L, Krager M, et al. Hospital Pediatr. 2018; 8: 620-627. http://doi.org/10.1542/hpeds.2018-0035...p. 46

Other Items of Interest

The pathology and aetiology of subcortical clefts in infants. Larsen KB, Barber Z, Squier W. Forensic Sci Int. 2019; 196: 115-122. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.01.011...p. 47

Two rapid screens for detecting probable post-traumatic stress disorder and interpersonal violence exposure: predictive utility in a juvenile justice sample. Grasso DJ, Doyle C, Koon R. Child Maltreat. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1177/1077559518808584...p. 47


The medical and social outcome in 2016 of infants who were victims of shaken baby syndrome between 2005 and 2013. Antonietti J, Resseguier N, Dubus JC, et al. Arch Pediatr. 2019; 26: 21-29. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.arcped.2018.10.002...p. 48

Prevention and Resilience

A randomized controlled trial of Healthy Families: 6-month and 1-year follow-up. LeCroy CW, Lopez D. Prev Sci. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-018-0931-4...p. 49

Primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. Updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Viswanathan M, Goldman-Fraser J, Pan H, et al. JAMA. 2018; 320: 2129-2140. http://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.17647...p. 50

Professional and Systems Issues

Adult student nurses' experiences of encountering perceived child abuse or neglect during their community placement: implications for nurse education. Tweedlie J, Vincent S. Nurse Educ Today. 2018; 73: 60-64. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.11.002...p. 50

At the front lines: effectively training community stakeholders to recognize and report child abuse and neglect. Gardner AL, Derouin A, Brown R, Johnson AD. J Sch Nurs. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1177/1059840518812622...p. 51

Psychological trauma in professionals working with traumatised children. Ireland CA, Huxley S. J Forensic Pract. 2018; 20: 141-151. http://doi.org/10.1108/JFP-10-2017-0045...p. 51

"You just know something's not right" - what makes primary healthcare professionals suspect child abuse? A qualitative study. Agravat P, Singh S, Ross J. Educ Prim Care. 2019; 7: 1-2. http://doi.org/10.1080/14739879.2018.1563504...p. 52

Sexual Abuse

Anogenital warts in children: analysis of a cohort of 34 prepubertal children. Costa-Silva M, Azevedo F, Lisboa C. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018; 35: e325-e327. http://doi.org/10.1111/pde.13543...p. 52

Evaluation of a tool to identify child sex trafficking victims in multiple healthcare settings. Greenbaum VJ, Livings MS, Lai BS, et al. J Adolesc Health. 2018; 63: 745-752. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.06.032...p. 53

Public Policy

The economic burden of child sexual abuse in the United States. Letourneau EJ, Brown DS, Fang X, Hassan A, Mercy JA. Child Abuse Negl. 2018; 86: 413-422. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.02.020...p. 54

The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States, 2015. Peterson C, Florence C, Klevens J. Child Abuse Negl. 2018; 86: 178-183. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.09.018...p. 54

Related Disease States

A systematic review of molecular autopsy studies in sudden infant death cases. Heathfield LJ, Martin LJ, Ramesar R. J Pediatr Genet. 2018; 7: 143-149. http://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1668079...p. 55

Intracranial haemorrhage in children with inherited bleeding disorders in the UK 2003-20015: a national cohort study. Chalmers EA, Alamelu J, Collins PW, et al. Haemophilia. 2018; 24: 641-647. http://doi.org/10.1111/hae.13461...p. 55

Intracranial hemorrhage in children with inherited bleeding disorders: a single center study in China. Haque Q, Abuduaini Y, Li H, et al. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000001358...p. 56

Can neck contusions in unexplained pediatric deaths be explained by cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Wells K, Castellani RJ, deJong JL. J Forensic Sci. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13919...p. 57

Metabolic bone disease risk factors strongly contributing to long bone and rib fractures during early infancy: a population register study. Hogberg U, Andersson J, Hogberg G, Thiblin I. PLoS One. 2018; 13: e0208033. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208033...p. 57

Osteogenesis imperfecta and extra-/intradural hematomas: a case report and review of the literature. Yakar F, Celtikci E, Ozgural O, Eroglu U, Caglar YS. J Pediatr Genet. 2018; 7: 185-190. http://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1660826...p. 58

Prematurity does not increase early childhood fracture risk. Wagner K, Wagner S, Susi A, et al. J Pediatr. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.11.017...p. 59

Prevalence of metabolic bone disease in tube-fed children receiving elemental formula. Creo AL, Epp LM, Buchholtz JA, Tebben PJ. Horm Res Paediatr. 2018; 29: 1-8. http://doi.org/10.1159/000494726...p. 59

Skeletal fragility: an emerging complication of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Formenti AM, Doga M, Frara S, et al. Endocrine. 2019; 63: 225-230. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1822-y...p. 60

Vitamin D levels and fracture risk among Hispanic children. Ramirez N, Ortiz-Fullana JL, Arciniegas N, et al. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2018; http://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-018-2315-7...p. 60