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causing deliberate harm to another person is known as

abuse

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a child 12-18 years of age is known as

adolescent

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increased respiratory effort caused by impaired respiratory function is known as

compensated respiratory distress

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when the respiratory compensatory mechanisms have begun to fail and respiration becomes inadequate

decompensated respiratory failure

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increased respiratory effort caused by impaired respiratory function is known as

early respiratory distress

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when one person shames, ridicules, embarrasses, or insults another so as to damage the victims self esteem.

emotional abuse

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the soft spot on an infants head. its where the bony plates of the skull have yet to fuse together. it allows the head to pass through delivery and to expand during development

fontanelle

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1 month to 1 year of age

infant

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the provision of insufficient attention or respect to someone who has a claim to that attention

neglect

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birth to 1 month

neonate

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improper or excessive action taken so as to injure or cause bodily harm

physical abuse

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3 to 6 years of age

preschooler

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complete stoppage of breathing

respiratory arrest

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6 to 12 years of age

school-age children

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the involvement of a child in sexual activities for the gratification of an older or more powerful person

sexual abuse

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is marked by the sudden death of an infant that is not predicted by medical history and remains unexplained after a thorough forensic autopsy and detailed death scene investigation

(SIDS) Sudden infant death syndrome

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1 to 3 years of age

toddler