n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : drunken driving : frequently asked questions

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... MORE ABOUT involve head, ribs, retina, abdomen, and lower extremities. A fall from a height is often difficult to evaluate. Studies suggest that children do survive falls from appreciable heights. Short falls, less than 1.2 metres, are rarely severe, even if these occasionally cause skull fractures. Circumstances behind atypical injuries may prove significant. Delay in seeking medical attention, lack of independent witnesses, occurrence at unusual hours, discordance between injury and explanation proffered, all heighten suspicion of deliberate injury. In these circumstances, the age and stage of the child's developmental milestones must be evaluated. Carers commonly report that the child was ..

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