The following are some landmark papers we recommend for physicians:
Kocher MS, Kasser JR. Orthopaedic
aspects of child abuse. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2000 Jan-Feb;8(1):10-20.
Conway EE Jr. Nonaccidental head injury in infants: the shaken baby syndrome revisited. Pediatr Ann 1998 Oct;27(10):677-90.
Odom A, Christ E, Kerr N, et al. Prevalence of retinal hemorrhages in pediatric patients after in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a prospective study. Pediatrics 1997 Jun;99(6):E3.
Jenny C, Hymel KP, Ritzen A, et al.. Analysis of missed cases of abusive head trauma. JAMA 1999 Feb 17;281(7):621-6.
Sugar NF, Taylor JA, Feldman KW. Bruises in infants and toddlers: those who dont cruise rarely bruise. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1999 Apr;153(4):399-403.
Adams JA, Harper K, Knudson S, et al.. Examination findings in legally confirmed child sexual abuse: its normal to be normal. Pediatrics 1994 Sep;94(3):310-7.
If you would like to keep up with current research in the area of child abuse and neglect, we recommend the following journals:
Abuse & Neglect
Quarterly Child Abuse Medical Update
Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research & Treatment
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Trauma, Violence & Abuse
Violence & Abuse Abstracts