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Quarterly CoverAutumn 2022 • VOL. XXIXNo. 4

Physical Abuse

An analysis of physicians' diagnostic reasoning regarding pediatric abusive head trauma. Hymel KP, Boos SC, Armijo-Garcia V, et al. Child Abuse Negl. 2022; 129: 105666. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105666

Circumstances of injury in children with abusive versus non-abusive injuries. Eysenbach L, Leventhal JM, Gaither JR, Bechtel K. Child Abuse Negl. 2022; 128: 105604. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105604

Comparison of abusive head trauma versus non-inflicted subdural haematoma in infants: a retrospective cohort study. Snelling PJ, Aruljoe Thanasingam A, Jones P, Connors J. Emerg Med Australas. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.14028

Infantile subdural hematoma in Japan: a multicenter, retrospective study by the J-HITs (Japanese head injury of infants and toddlers study) group. Akutsu N, Nonaka M, Narisawa A, et al. PLOS One. 2022; 17: e0264396. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264396

Prevalence of inflicted and neglectful femur shaft fractures in young children in national level I trauma centers. Loos MLHJ, Bakx R, Allema JH, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-022-05378-8

Child Fatalities

Neonaticides in the United States - 2008-2017. F Wilson R, Fortson B, Williams D, Xu L, Yuan K. Acad Forensic Pathol. 2022; 12: 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1177/19253621221077870


Injuries associated with subsequent child maltreatment diagnosis: by age, race, gender, and Medicaid status. Negriff S, DiGangi MJ, Sharp AL, Wu J. Chld Maltreat. 2022; 27: 225-234. https://doi.org/10.1177/10775595211031385

Foster Children

Patterns of healthcare utilization with placement changes for youth in foster care. Beal SJ, Ammerman RT, Mara CA, Nause K, Greiner MV. Child Abuse Negl. 2022; 128: 105592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105592

Imaging and Laboratory

An in-depth analysis of brain and spine neuroimaging in children with abusive head trauma: beyond the classic imaging findings. Orman G, Kralik SF, Desai NK, et al. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022; 43: 764-768. https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A7492

Other Items of Interest

Exploring the vitreoretinal interface: a key instigator of unique retinal hemorrhage patterns in pediatric head trauma. Song HH, Thoreson WB, Dong P, et al. Korean J Ophthalmol. 2022; 36: 253-263. https://doi.org/10.3341/kjo.2021.0133

Prevention and Resilience

Complex, co-occurring needs patterns and evidence-based service planning for families involved in foster care: a map for research and practice. Sokol RL, Victor BG, Yoon M, Ryan JP, Perron BE. Child Maltreat. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1177/10775595221105889

Evidence-based home visiting provisions and child maltreatment report rates: county-level analysis of US National data from 2016 to 2018. Kim H, Song EJ, Windsor L. Child Maltreat. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/0.1177/10775595221107533

Professional and Systems Issues

Applying a diagnostic excellence framework to assess opportunities to improve recognition of child physical abuse. Rasooly IR, Dang K, Nawab US, Shaw KN, Wood JN. Diagnosis (Berl). 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1515/dx-2022-0008

Burnout and the role of authentic leadership in academic medicine. McPherson K, Barnard JG, Tenney M, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. `2022; 22: 627. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08034-x

Child protection training for professionals to improve reporting of child abuse and neglect. Walsh K, Eggins E, Hine L, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2022; 7: CD011775. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011775.pub2

Identification of initial and subsequent injury in young infants: opportunities for quality improvement in the evaluation of child abuse. Thackeray JD, Crichton KG, Mc Pherson P, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022; 38: e1279-e1284. https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002724

Recall of sexual abuse prevention education at school and home: associations with sexual abuse experience, disclosure, protective parenting, and knowledge. Rudolph JI, Zimmer-Gembeck MJ, Walsh K. Child Abuse Negl. 2022; 129: 105680. https://doi.org/10.568010.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105680

The association of race, ethnicity, and poverty with child maltreatment reporting. Rebbe R, Sattler KM, Mienko JA. Pediatrcs. 2022; 150: e2021053346. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-053346

What does child protective services investigate as neglect? A population-based study. Palmer L, Font S, Eastman AL, Guo L, Putnam-Hornstein E. Child Maltreat. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1177/10775595221114144

Public Policy

Domains of housing insecurity: associations with child maltreatment. Marçal KE. Child Abuse Negl. 2022; 131: 105696. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105696

The association of low-income housing tax credit units and reports of child abuse and neglect. Shanahan ME, Austin AE, Durrance CP et al. Am J Prev Med. 2022; 62: 727-734. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.11.020

Traumatic head injury due to child maltreatment: epidemiology, cost analysis, and impact of prevention. Raza HF, Archambault E, Pepin K, Lord A, Frappier JY. Childs Nerv Syst. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-022-05560-1

Related Disease States

Comparison of 25-OH vitamin D levels between children with upper and those with lower extremity fractures: a prospective case-control study. Ergun T, Cansever M. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2022; 56: 76-80. https://doi.org/10.5152/j.aott.2022.21018

Differences between viral meningitis and abusive head trauma. Horton D, Burrell T, Moffatt ME, et al. Pediatrics. 2022; 150: e2021054544. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-054544

Factors associated with non-traumatic spontaneous subdural hematomas in pediatric patients. Aydin SO, Etli MU, Kӧylϋ RCC, et al. Neuropediatr. 2022; Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1893-2559

Intracranial haemorrhage in haemophilia patients is still an open issue: the final results of the Italian EMO.REC registry. Zanon E, Pasca S, Demartis F, et al. J Clin Med. 2022; 11: 1969. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm11071969

Prevalence of visible subdural spaces in benign enlargement of subarachnoid spaces in infancy: a retrospective analysis utilizing magnetic resonance imaging. Alshareef M, Tyler M, Litts C, et al. World Neurosurg. 2022; 164: e973-e979. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2022.05.079

Sexual Abuse

Prevalence of suspected child abuse in children with constipation: a case-control study. Vriesman MH, Vrolijk-Bosschaart TF, Lindauer RJL, et al. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2022; 6: e001338. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjpo-2021-001338