Hospital based emergency department visits attributed to child physical abuse in United States: predictors of in-hospital mortality.

OBJECTIVES: To describe nationally representative outcomes of physical abuse injuries in children necessitating Emergency Department (ED) visits in United States. The impact of various injuries on mortality is examined. We hypothesize that physical abuse resulting in intracranial injuries are associ...

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Main Authors: Veerajalandhar Allareddy, Rahimullah Asad, Min Kyeong Lee, Romesh P Nalliah, Sankeerth Rampa, David G Speicher, Alexandre T Rotta, Veerasathpurush Allareddy
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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