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1
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causing deliberate harm to another person is known as

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abuse

2
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a child 12-18 years of age is known as

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adolescent

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increased respiratory effort caused by impaired respiratory function is known as

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compensated respiratory distress

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

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decompensated respiratory failure

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increased respiratory effort caused by impaired respiratory function is known as

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early respiratory distress

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

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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

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fontanelle

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1 month to 1 year of age

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infant

9
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the provision of insufficient attention or respect to someone who has a claim to that attention

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neglect

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birth to 1 month

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neonate

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

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physical abuse

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3 to 6 years of age

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preschooler

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complete stoppage of breathing

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respiratory arrest

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6 to 12 years of age

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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

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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

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(SIDS) Sudden infant death syndrome

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1 to 3 years of age

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toddler