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child sexual abuse

Child Sexual Abuse

By Santa J. Bartholomew M.D. FAAP, FCCM & Betsy Kastak, DNP, RN, C-PNP The impact of sexual abuse on children is broad and complex. Studies

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Medical Child Abuse

Medical Child Abuse

By Santa J. Bartholomew M.D. FAAP, FCCM See Corresponding Case Study: Medical Child Abuse Medical Child Abuse (MCA) also known as Factitious Disorder Imposed on

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Trauma management

Pediatric Trauma Management

In the US, approximately 12,000 children and adolescents under 18 die annually of accidental and non-accidental trauma. Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death

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abusive burns

Abusive Burns

By Santa J. Bartholomew M.D. FAAP, FCCM Intentional burns are a serious form of child abuse that can cause long-term health issues and harm. Approximately

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Status Epilepticus

Status Epilepticus

Status epilepticus (SE) is characterized by prolonged (>30 minutes) or recurrent closely associated seizures without a return to baseline. It is a common pediatric neurological

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