Infant abuse head trauma incidence in Queensland, Australia

Kaltner, Melissa, Kenardy, Justin, Le Brocque, Robyne and Page, Andrew (2013) Infant abuse head trauma incidence in Queensland, Australia. Injury Prevention, 19 2: 139-142.


Author Kaltner, Melissa
Kenardy, Justin
Le Brocque, Robyne
Page, Andrew
Title Infant abuse head trauma incidence in Queensland, Australia
Journal name Injury Prevention   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1353-8047
1475-5785
Publication date 2013-04
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040331
Volume 19
Issue 2
Start page 139
End page 142
Total pages 4
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BMJ Group
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract This study describes the incidence of head injuries caused by abuse in an Australian infant sample. The frequency of abusive head trauma established by the study is comparable with that reported both internationally and for age-incidence peaks of alternate forms of childhood injury, highlighting the need for investment in prevention initiatives.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published Online First: 31 July 2012.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2013 Collection
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