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Understanding the Importance of Radiology Screening When Suspecting Child Abuse

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Contact Hour(s): 1.6

Available Until: 6/30/2019

Non-Member Price: $10.00

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Child abuse is a global problem causing serious consequences to victims, their families, and society. To protect children, nurses and other health care providers need to be aware of the signs of child abuse and understand the role of radiologic studies in the evaluation of physical child abuse. The aim of this article is to present the different types of fractures caused by abuse, and the necessity of using different radiographic images to determine the locations and the severity of fractures.