Child Abuse. What we can do as medical providers Ashlee Walls MD Commuity Medicine Didactics February 14th 2012. Take home points. Child abuse is common, it will be in your practice! Think about child abuse, especially when the story doesn’t fit. There are protocols for exams.
What we can do as medical providers
Ashlee Walls MD
Commuity Medicine Didactics
February 14th 2012
*9.2/1000 children per year are unique victims of maltreatment
10/1000 children per year are duplicate victims of maltreatment
-Evaluation at Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Trauma to insure precise and acceptable collection of evidence. Contact 206-744-1600.Evaluation
1 yo female by EMS to Marybridge ED. Found in bathtub, CPR started at scene. PALS for 15 min in ED then called.
On exam, no wet hair, bruising on abdomen, gapping anus.
Had seen PCP few times in last month for abdominal pain.