Child abuse should be considered as the most likely explanation for inflicted skin injuries if they are nonaccidental and there is any injury beyond temporary reddening of the skin. Minor forms of abuse may lead to severe abuse unless abusive skin injuries are identified and labeled as such and interventions are made.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Sep 2002|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health