Testing for Abuse in Children With Sentinel Injuries

Source: Lindberg DM, Beaty B, Juarez-Colunga E, Wood JN, Runyan DK Pediatrics. 2015;136:831-838 Sentinel Injuries of Abuse It can be difficult, on the basis of history or interactions with patients and families, to determine which children should have a comprehensive evaluation for abusive injury. This study sought to determine whether specific injury types were more or less likely to be …

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Ez Pz Happy Mats: Less Mealtime Mess for Special Needs Kids

Meals can be exceptionally difficult times of the day for children and their parents. Outbursts, picky eaters, and fidgeting are problems all children deal with during mealtimes. Special needs children are no different. Many parents of children with special needs search for solutions for some of the frustrations the family dinner table can cause. We recently discovered an ingenious invention …