Desmond K Runyan - University of Colorado Scool of Medicine - Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Desmond K Runyan

University of Colorado Scool of Medicine

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Aurora, CO | United States

Main Specialties: Child Abuse Pediatrics

Additional Specialties: Child abuse pediatrics

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Desmond K Runyan - University of Colorado Scool of Medicine - Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Desmond K Runyan

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University of Colorado Scool of Medicine - Aurora, CO , United States

Specialties:

Additional Specialties:

Research Interests:

Education

Jan 1980 - Aug 1983
University of North Carolina
DrPH
Maternal and Child Health
Sep 1972 - Jun 1976
University of Minnesota System
MD
Medical School
Sep 1968 - May 1972
Macalester College
BA
Political Science

Experience

Nov 2013
board certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
Jul 1985
Board Certified in preventive medicine
Nov 1981
Board Certified in Pediatrics
Aug 1981
University of North Carolina
Assistant to full Professor
Social Medicine AND Pediatrics
Jul 1979
University of North Carolina
RWJF Clinical Scholar
2 year research fellowship
Jul 1976
University of Minnesota
Pediatric Resident
Aug 2011
University of Colorado Denver
Professor
Pediatrics

Publications

60Publications

974Reads

11Profile Views

733PubMed Central Citations

Preventing Maltreatment of Children.

Authors:
Desmond K Runyan

JAMA 2018 11;320(20):2085-2086

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.18704DOI Listing
November 2018
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Invited Commentary: Gaze Aversion and Unnoticed Phenomena.

Authors:
Desmond K Runyan

Am J Epidemiol 2018 06;187(6):1189-1191

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwy061DOI Listing
June 2018
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Trajectories of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Self-Reported Health at Age 18.

Acad Pediatr 2015 Sep-Oct;15(5):503-9. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2014.09.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4409920PMC
December 2016
50 Reads
4 Citations
2.010 Impact Factor

Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Pediatr Crit Care Med 2016 12;17(12):1147-1156

1Section of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.2Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.3Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS), University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.4Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.5Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT.6Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO.7Department of Pediatrics, Kempe Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000934DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5138132PMC
December 2016
6 Reads
8 Citations
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Improving Clinical Judgment in Abuse Case Finding.

Pediatrics 2016 07;138(1)

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1190DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4925089PMC
July 2016
8 Reads
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Effectiveness of a Statewide Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Program in North Carolina.

JAMA Pediatr 2015 Dec;169(12):1126-31

Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada11Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.2690DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4687484PMC
December 2015
10 Reads
5 Citations

Testing for Abuse in Children With Sentinel Injuries.

Pediatrics 2015 Nov 5;136(5):831-8. Epub 2015 Oct 5.

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, Denver, Colorado;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-1487DOI Listing
November 2015
64 Reads
4 Citations
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Attitudes about domestic violence and the use of harsh discipline.

J Pediatr 2014 May 20;164(5):961-2. Epub 2014 Feb 20.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine Kempe Center Aurora, Colorado. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.01.004DOI Listing
May 2014
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The surgical specialties and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program.

Surgery 2014 May;155(5):732-3

Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2014.01.007DOI Listing
May 2014
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National, regional, and state abusive head trauma: application of the CDC algorithm.

Pediatrics 2013 Dec 25;132(6):e1546-53. Epub 2013 Nov 25.

Injury Prevention Research Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 137 East Franklin Street, Suite 500, CB#7505, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7505.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-2049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4074669PMC
December 2013
10 Reads
5 Citations
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Infant abusive head trauma in a military cohort.

Pediatrics 2013 Oct 2;132(4):668-76. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Naval Health Research Center, Deployment Health Research Department, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106-3521.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-0168DOI Listing
October 2013
3 Reads
2 Citations
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Adverse childhood experiences and child health in early adolescence.

JAMA Pediatr 2013 Jul;167(7):622-9

Department of Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.22DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3732117PMC
July 2013
23 Reads
23 Citations

The emergence of spanking among a representative sample of children under 2 years of age in north Carolina.

Front Psychiatry 2011 24;2:36. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

Department of Family Medicine and Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2011.00036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3125508PMC
July 2011
5 Reads
5 Citations

Witnessed violence and youth behavior problems: a multi-informant study.

Am J Orthopsychiatry 2010 Oct;80(4):443-50

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599-8030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01047.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3874383PMC
October 2010
8 Reads
6 Citations
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International variations in harsh child discipline.

Pediatrics 2010 Sep 2;126(3):e701-11. Epub 2010 Aug 2.

Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Campus Box 7105, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7105, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-2374DOI Listing
September 2010
34 Reads
17 Citations
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Unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms after abuse in a prospective study of children at risk for abuse and neglect.

Ann Fam Med 2010 Mar-Apr;8(2):134-40

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7080, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1370/afm.1053DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2834720PMC
August 2010
14 Reads
14 Citations
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Delineating the maladaptive pathways of child maltreatment: a mediated moderation analysis of the roles of self-perception and social support.

Dev Psychopathol 2010 May;22(2):337-52

Center for Child and Family Health, 411 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 908, Duke University, Durham, NC 27701, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S095457941000009XDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4038062PMC
May 2010
4 Reads
6 Citations

Introduction to the development of the ISPCAN child abuse screening tools.

Child Abuse Negl 2009 Nov 25;33(11):842-5. Epub 2009 Oct 25.

The University of North Carolina, Department of Social Medicine, CB # 7240, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2009.08.003DOI Listing
November 2009
5 Reads
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ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tools Retrospective version (ICAST-R): Delphi study and field testing in seven countries.

Child Abuse Negl 2009 Nov 22;33(11):815-25. Epub 2009 Oct 22.

School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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November 2009
77 Reads
12 Citations

The development and piloting of the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool-Parent version (ICAST-P).

Child Abuse Negl 2009 Nov 24;33(11):826-32. Epub 2009 Oct 24.

Department of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7105, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2009.09.006DOI Listing
November 2009
14 Reads
15 Citations

Adverse childhood exposures and reported child health at age 12.

Acad Pediatr 2009 May-Jun;9(3):150-6

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children's Plaza, Box 16, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2008.11.003DOI Listing
August 2009
13 Reads
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Has this prepubertal girl been sexually abused?

JAMA 2008 Dec;300(23):2779-92

Division of General Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 231 MacNider, CB #7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2008.827DOI Listing
December 2008
72 Reads
7 Citations
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Speak softly--and forget the stick. Corporal punishment and child physical abuse.

Am J Prev Med 2008 Oct;35(4):364-9

Department of Family Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7595, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2008.06.031DOI Listing
October 2008
61 Reads
25 Citations
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Psychological abuse between parents: associations with child maltreatment from a population-based sample.

Child Abuse Negl 2008 Aug 26;32(8):819-29. Epub 2008 Aug 26.

Department of Community Health in Epidemiology, School of Public Health, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2007.11.003DOI Listing
August 2008
11 Reads
7 Citations

Race matters in the prosecution of perpetrators of inflicted traumatic brain injury.

Pediatrics 2008 Jun;121(6):1174-80

Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2007-1846DOI Listing
June 2008
13 Reads
1 Citation
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Inflicted childhood neurotrauma: the problem set and challenges to measuring incidence.

Am J Prev Med 2008 Apr;34(4 Suppl):S106-11

Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2008.01.021DOI Listing
April 2008
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Defining an ideal system to establish the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury: summary of the consensus conference.

Am J Prev Med 2008 Apr;34(4 Suppl):S163-8

Department of Social Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7240, USA.

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April 2008
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Importance of early neglect for childhood aggression.

Pediatrics 2008 Apr;121(4):725-31

Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7445, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-3622DOI Listing
April 2008
4 Reads
30 Citations
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Children's self-report about violence exposure: an examination of the Things I Have Seen and Heard Scale.

Am J Orthopsychiatry 2007 Jul;77(3):454-66

Juvenile Protective Association, 1333 N. Kingsbury, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0002-9432.77.3.454DOI Listing
July 2007
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Neurodevelopmental consequences of early traumatic brain injury in 3-year-old children.

Pediatrics 2007 Mar;119(3):e616-23

Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2361427PMC
March 2007
16 Reads
19 Citations
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Effect of early childhood adversity on child health.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2006 Dec;160(12):1232-8

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpedi.160.12.1232DOI Listing
December 2006
13 Reads
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A survey of pediatricians' attitudes and experiences with court in cases of child maltreatment.

Child Abuse Negl 2006 Dec 13;30(12):1353-63. Epub 2006 Nov 13.

Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599-7505, USA.

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December 2006
7 Reads
3 Citations

Reporting participants in research studies to Child Protective Services: limited risk to attrition.

Child Maltreat 2006 Aug;11(3):257-62

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Injury Prevention Research Center, USA.

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August 2006
5 Reads
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Social capital, family violence, and neglect.

Pediatrics 2006 Jun;117(6):e1124-31

Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7595, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2005-1913DOI Listing
June 2006
4 Reads
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Meadow, Southall, and the General Medical Council of the United kingdom.

Pediatrics 2006 Jun;117(6):2247-51

Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Children's Hospital-San Diego, CA 91941, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-0429DOI Listing
June 2006
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Longitudinal follow-up of families and young children with traumatic brain injury.

Pediatrics 2006 Apr;117(4):1291-7

Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2005-1883DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2365741PMC
April 2006
21 Reads
11 Citations
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Building an effective child maltreatment surveillance system in North Carolina.

N C Med J 2005 Sep-Oct;66(5):360-3

University of North Carolina Department of Family Medicine and a Child Maltreatment Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, NC, USA.

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February 2006
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Child outcomes and family characteristics 1 year after severe inflicted or noninflicted traumatic brain injury.

Pediatrics 2006 Feb;117(2):317-24

Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Research Control Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2005-0979DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367124PMC
February 2006
4 Reads
8 Citations
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What's killing Americans in the prime of life?

Int J Health Serv 2005 ;35(2):291-311

Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599-7435, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2190/W6NF-5XX2-7HH1-J608DOI Listing
July 2005
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Maltreatment's wake: the relationship of maltreatment dimensions to child outcomes.

Child Abuse Negl 2005 May;29(5):597-619

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Office of Children's Administration Research, 4045 Delridge Way SW, Suite 400, N17-2, Seattle, WA 98106, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2004.12.008DOI Listing
May 2005
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The dimensions of maltreatment: introduction.

Child Abuse Negl 2005 May;29(5):441-60

The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Office of Children's Administration Research, 4045 Delridge Way SW, Suite 400, N17-2, Seattle, WA 98106, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2003.09.023DOI Listing
May 2005
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Describing maltreatment: do child protective service reports and research definitions agree?

Child Abuse Negl 2005 May;29(5):461-77

Department of Social Medicine, Campus Box 7240, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2004.06.015DOI Listing
May 2005
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Epidemiologic features of the physical and sexual maltreatment of children in the Carolinas.

Pediatrics 2005 Mar;115(3):e331-7

Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, CB 7220, 5th Floor, Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2004-1033DOI Listing
March 2005
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Does group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection increase risk for behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in children?

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2004 Sep;158(9):848-56

Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7220, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archpedi.158.9.848DOI Listing
September 2004
17 Reads
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Occult head trauma in young suspected victims of physical abuse.

J Pediatr 2004 Jun;144(6):719-22

Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2004.02.023DOI Listing
June 2004
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Increased incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury in children after a natural disaster.

Am J Prev Med 2004 Apr;26(3):189-93

Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7240, USA.

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April 2004
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A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children.

JAMA 2003 Aug;290(5):621-6

Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240, USA.

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August 2003
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