Flashcards in NAI Deck (20)
WHat are the four types of abuse?
What is physical abuse?
any form of purposeful physical harm to a child
What is emotional abuse?
persistant emotional maltreatemnt of a child
what is sexual abuse?
forcing or enticing a child to take part in sexual activities
penetrative and non penetrative
What is neglect?
persistant failure to meet the childs basic physical and or psychilogival needs
WHat are the risk factors associated with child abuse?
parental mental health problmes and learning difficluties
isolated and unsupported families
parents whowere victims themselves
WHat are the markers for physical abuse?
delay in seeking medical helo
story of how it happened is vague
account of accident not compatible with the level of injusry
parents mood is abnormal
prents behabour is concerning
childs interaction with parent is not normal
child may say something concerning
What features about briusing would make you suspicious?
bruising not overlying boney prominences
multiple burises in clusters of specific shape
paired round bruises
WHat would a bruise on the ear indicate?
ear has ben pinched
What would bryusing on the neck indicate?
What would paired rounded brishing indicated?
What percent of physical abuse comes from burns?
WHich type of inhuries are concerning?
bruising not over boney priminences
facial bone fractures
bone fracture in childern less than three
WHat are the markers of neglect?
What is the legal age of a child?
T/F unborn babies may be protected?
WHat is the name of the act that protects unborn babies?
Children act 1989
Lost five typical sites of accidental injury in a pre schoo child?
What may a torn frenulum indicate?
Direct trauma to mouth