Autumn 2017 • VOL. XXIV NO. 4

Public Policy

Less money, more problems: how changes in disposable income affect child maltreatment. Michael McLaughlin. Child Abuse Negl. 2017; 67: 315-321. (from St. Louis, MO)...p. 6

Community poverty and child abuse fatalities in the United States. Caitlin A Farrell, Eric W Fleegler, Michael C Mouteaux, et. al. Pediatr. 2017; 139: e20161616. (from Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA)...p. 6

The influence of concrete support on child welfare program engagement progress and recurrence. Whitney L Rostad, Tia McGill Rogers, Mark J Chaffin. Child Youth Serv Rev. 2017; 72: 26-33. (from Atlanta, GA)...p. 7

Effect of the earned income tax credit on hospital admissions for pediatric abusive head trauma 1995-2013. Joanne Klevens, Brian Schmidt, Feijun Luo, et. al. Public Health Rep. 2017; 132: 505-511. (from Atlanta, GA)...p. 7

Federal and state responses to domestic minor sex trafficking: the evolution of policy. Jini L Roby, Melanie Vincent. Soc Work. 2017; http://dx/ (from Provo, UT)...p. 8


Childhood falls with occipital impacts. Norell Atkinson, Rick R van Rijn, Suzanne P Starling. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017; http://dx/ (from Norfolk, VA, Washington, DC, Amsterdam, Netherlands)...p. 9

Backyard pool party, not your typical sunburn. Machael A Darracq, Jennifer Heppner, Heather Lee, Patil Armenian. Pediatri Emerg Care. 2017; 33: 440-442. (from Fresno, CA)...p. 9

Comparing the reported burn conditions for different severity burns in porcine models: a systematic review. Christine J Andrews, Leila Cuttle. Int Wound J. 2017; http://dx/ (from South Brisbane, Australia)...p. 10

Hot tea and tiny tots don't mix: a cross-sectional survey on hot beverage scalds. JD Burgess, RM Kimble, KA Watt, CM Cameron. Burns. 2017; http://dx/ (from Brisbane, Townsville, Meadowbrook, Australia)...p. 10

Injury from falls in infants under one year. Christopher S Mulligan, Susan Adams, Dimitra Tzioumi, Julie Brown. J Paediatr Child Health. 2017; http://dx/ (from Sydney, Australia)...p. 11

Variation in management of in-hospital newborn falls: a single-center experience. Doron J Kah, Paul D Fisher, Dean A Hertzler II. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017; 20: 176-182. (from Hollywood, FL)...p. 12

Typical skin injuries in chldren with autism spectrum disorder. Brett Slingsby, Yvette Yatchmink, Amy Goldberg. Clin Pediatr. 2017; http://dx/ (from Providence, RI)...p. 12

Child Fatalities

History, injury, and psychosocial risk factor commonalities among cases of fatal and near-fatal physical child abuse. Mary Clyde Pierce, Kim Kaczor, Deborah Acker, et. al. Child Abuse Negl. 2017; 69: 263-277. (from Louisville and Frankfort, KY, Chicago, IL)...p. 13

Previous emergency medical services use by victims of child homicide. Pohit P Shenoi, Ariada Nassif, Elizabeth A Camp, Faria A Pereira. Pedatr Emerg Care. 2017; http://dx/ (from Houston, TX)...p. 14

Retroocular and subdural hemorrhage or hemosiderin deposits in pediatric autopsies. Marc R Del Bigio, Susan M Phillips. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2017; 76: 313-322. (from Winnipeg, Canada)...p. 15

The importance of optic nerve sheath hemorrhage as a postmortem finding in cases of fatal abusive head trauma: a 13-year study in a tertiary hospital. Supot Puanglumyai, Suree Lekawanvijit. Forensic Sci Int. 2017; 276: 42866. (from Chiang Mai, Thailand)...p. 16


Maltreatment risk among children with disabilities. Miriam J Maclean, Scott Sims, Carol Bower, et. al. Pediatr. 2017; 139: e20161817. (from Perth Australia)...p. 16

Perinatal risk and protective factors for pediatric abusive head trauma: a multicenter case-control study. Patrick Kelly, John MD Thompson, Jean Koh, et. al. J Pediatr. 2017; 187: 240-246. (from Aukland, New Zealand)...p. 17

Foster Children

Mental health interventions for children in foster care: a systematic review. Erin P Hambrick, Shani Oppenheim-Weller, Amanda M N'zi, Heather N Taussig. Child Youth Serv Rev. 2016; 70: 65-77. (from Denver, CO)...p. 17


Resilience in young children involved with child protective services. Kierra MP Sattler, Sarah A Font. Child Abuse Negl. 2017; http://dx/ (from Austin, TX)...p. 18

Physical Abuse

Arterial spin-labeling perfusion imaging of children with subdural hemorrhage: perfusion abnormalities in abusive head trauma. Alex Mun-Ching Wong, Chih-Hua Yeh, Ho-Ling Liu, et. al. J Neuroradiol. 2017; 44: 281-287. (from Linkou, Taiwan, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA)...p. 18

Accuracy of the history of injury obtained from the caregiver in infantile head trauma. Shunsuke Amagasa, Hikoro Matsui, Satoshi Tsuji, Takashi Moriya, Kosaku Kinoshita. Am J Emerg Med. 2016; 34: 1863-1867. (from Nagano and Tokyo, Japan)...p. 19

Characteristics of non-vitreoretinal ocular injury in child maltreatment: a systematic review. T Betts, S Ahmed, S Maguire, P Watts. Eye. 2017; http://dx/ (from Cardiff, United Kingdom)...p. 20

Influence of rapidly successive head impacts on brain strain in the vicinity of bridging veins. Brooklynn M Knowles, Samantha R MacGillivray, James A Newman, Christopher R Dennison. J Biomech. 2017; 59: 59-70. (from Edmonton, Canada)...p. 21

Pediatric abusive head trauma and stroke. Nickalus R Khan, Brittany D Fraser, Bincent Nguyen, et. al. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017; 20: 183-190. (from Memphis, TN, Little Rock, AR)...p. 22

Raised intracranial pressure and retinal haemorrhages in childhood encephalopathies. Robert A Minns, Patricia A Jones, Anamika Tandon, et. al. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017; 59: 597-604. (from Edinburgh, United Kingdom)...p. 22

Retinal haemorrhage: a red flag for raised intracranial pressure. Waney Squire. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017; 59: 565. (from Oxford, United Kingdom)...p. 22

The association of non-accidental trauma with historical factors, exam findings and diagnostic testing during the initial trauma evaluation. Mauricio A Escobar, Marc Auerbach, Katherine Flynn-O'Brien, et. al. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017; http://dx/ (from Tacoma and Seattle, WA, New Haven, CT, seven others)...p. 23

The characteristics, pattern of injury and outcome of children admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit following an inflicted injury. Anna K Butlinski, Warwick W Butt. Crit Care Resusc. 2017; 19: 23-28. (from Melbourne, Australia)...p. 24


Is the Families First home visiting program effective in reducing child maltreatment and improving child development?. Mariette J Chartier, Marni D Brownell, Michael R Isaac, et. al. Child Maltreat. 2017; 22: 121-131. (from Winnipeg, Canada)...p. 24

The prevention of child maltreatment through the Nurse Family Partnership Program: mediating effects in a long-term follow-up study. John Eckenrode, Mary I Campa, Pamela A Morris, et. al. Child Maltreat. 2017; 22: 92-99. (from Ithaca and Rochester, NY, Arlington CA, two others)...p. 24

Predictors of substantiated re-reports in a sample of children with initial unsubstantiated reports. Merav Jedwab, Donna Harrington, Howard Dubowitz. Child Abuse Negl. 2017; 69: 232-241. (from Baltimore, MD)...p. 26

Professional Issues

ACR appropriateness criteria: suspected physical child abuse. American College of Radiology Expert Panel on Pediatric Imaging: Sandra L Wooton-Gorges, Bruno P Soares, Adina L Alazraki, et. al. J Am Coll Radiol. 2017; 14: S338-S349....p. 27

An experimental study of implicit racial bias in recognition of child abuse. Mary Rojas, Ingrid Walker-Descartes, Danielle Laraque-Arena. Am J Health Behav. 2017; 41: 358-367. (from Brooklyn and Syracuse, NY)...p. 27

Consistent screening of admitted infants with head injuries reveals high rate of nonaccidental trauma. Pal T Kim, Jillian McCagg, Ashley Dundon, et. al. J Pediatr Surg. 2017; http://dx/ (from Cincinnati OH, Huntington WV)...p. 28

Derivation and validation of a serum biomarker panel to identify infants with acute intracranial hemorrhage. Rachel P Berger, Brian J Pak, Mariya D Kolesnikova, et. al. JAMA Pediatr. 2017; 171: e170429. (from Pittsburgh, PA, Toronto, Canada, Salt Lake City, UT, Chicago, IL)...p. 29

Validation of the Pittsburgh infant brain injury score for abusive head trauma. Rachel P Berger, Janet Fromkin, Bruce Herman, et. al. Pediatr. 2016; 138: e20153756. (from Pittsburgh PA, Salt Lake City UT, Chicago IL, Manhasset NY, Lanexa VA)...p. 29

Development of an electronic medical record-based child physical abuse alert system. Rachel P Berger, Richard A Saladino, Janet Fromkin, et. al. J Am Med Informat Assoc. 2017; http://dx/ (from Pittsburgh, PA)...p. 29

Is accepting circular reasoning in shaken baby studies bad science or misconduct?. Niels Lynoe, Goran Elinder, Boubou Hallberg, et. al. Acta Paediatr. 2017; http://dx/ (from Stockholm, Sweden)...p. 30

Factors associated with multi-disciplinary case conference outcomes in children admitted to a regional hospital in Hong Kong with suspected child abuse: a retrospective case series with internal comparison. WC Lo, Genevieve PG Fung, Patrick CH Cheung. Hong Kong Med J. 2017; http://dx/ (from Hong Kong)...p. 31

Impact on hospital resources of systematic evaluation and management of suspected nonaccidental trauma in patients less than 4 years of age. Bethann M Pflugeisen, Mauricio A Escobar, Dusting Haferbecker, Yolanda Duralde, Elizabeth Pohlson. Hosp Pediatr. 2017; 7: 219-224. (from Tacoma and Seattle, WA)...p. 31

Interventions to improve the response of professionals to children exposed to domestic violence and abuse: a systematic review. William Turner, Jonathan Broad, Jessica Drinkwater et. Al. Child Abuse Rev. 2017; 26: 19-39. (from Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and Preston, United Kingdom)...p. 32

Juvenile age estimation from facial images. Eilidh Ferguson, Caroline Wilkinson. Science and Justice. 2017; 57: 58-62. (from Dundee and Liverpool, United Kingdom)...p. 33

Estimating a child's age from an image using whole body proportions. Teghan Lucas, Madiej Henneberg. Int J Legal Med. 2017; http://dx/ (from Adelaide, Australia)...p. 33

Major trauma from suspected child abuse: a profile of the patient pathway. FC Davies, FE Lecky, R Fisher, M Fragoso-Liguez, TJ Coats. Emerg Med J. 2017; http://dx/ (from Leicester, Sheffield and Salford, United Kingdom)...p. 33

Missed fractures in infants presenting to the emergency department with fussiness. Jamie S Kondis, Jard Muenzer, Janet D Luhmann. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017; http://dx/ (from St. Louis, MO, Phoenix, AZ)...p. 34

Molecular diagnosis in children with fractures but no extraskeletal signs of osteogenesis imperfecta. G Bardai, LM Ward, P Trejo, P Moffatt, FH Glorieux, F Rauch. Osteoporos Int. 2017; 28: 2095-2101. (from Montreal and Ontario, Canada)...p. 35

Occult head injury in children less than 2 years with suspected child abuse in the emergency department. Huma Shaikh, Brian H Wrotniak, Paula M Mazur. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017; http://dx/ (from Buffalo, NY, Houston, TX)...p. 36

Practitioner perspectives on child sexual exploitation: rapport building with young people. Elizabeth C Ahern, Leslie A Sadler, Michael E Lamb, Gianna M Gariglietti. J Child Sex Abuse. 2017; 26: 78-91. (from Cambridge, United Kingdom, Paola, KS)...p. 36

Related Disease States

Radiological features of healing in newborn clavicular fractures. Michael Fadell, Angie Miller, Laszlo Trefan, et. al. Eur Radiol. 2017; 27: 2180-2187. (from Aurora, CO, Cardiff, United Kingdom)...p. 38

Vitamin D and fracture risk in early childhood: a case-control study. Laura N Anderson, Sze Wing Heong, Yang Chen, et. al. Am J Epidemiol. 2017; http://dx/ (from Toronto, Canada)...p. 38

Complications of haemophilia in babies (first two years of life): a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Universal Data Collection System. R Kulkarni, RJ Presley, JM Lusher, et. al. Haemophilia. 2017; http://dx/ (from East Lansing, MI, Atlanta, GA, Detroit, MI, Indianapolis, IN, Milwaukee, WI, Aurora, CO, San Francisco, CA, Bethesda, MD, Albuquerque, NM, Orange, CA)...p. 39

Sexual Abuse

Anogenital and physical injuries in adolescent sexual assault patients: the role of vitim-offender relationship, alcohol use, and memory impairment. Hannah Feeney, Danielle Chiaramonte, Rebecca Campbell, Megan R Greeson, Giannina Fehler-Cabral. J Forensic Nurs. 2017; 13: 52-61. (from East Lansing, MI)...p. 39

DNA transfer during laundering may yield complete genetic profiles. Sarah Noel, Karine Lagace, Anita Rogic, et. al. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 2016; 23: 240-247. (from Quebec, Canada)...p. 40

Domestic minor sex trafficking among child welfare-involved youth: an exploratory study of correlates. Jennifer E O'Brien, Kevin White, Cynthia Fraga Rizo. Child Maltreat. 2017; 22: 265-274. (from Dunham, NY, Chapel Hill and Greenville, NC)...p. 41