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Dr Jo Tully VFPMS Seminar ppt download

Presentation on theme: "Dr Jo Tully VFPMS Seminar2017"— Presentation transcript:<p>1 <b>Dr Jo Tully VFPMS Seminar2017</b><br>Genital examination findings – “It’s …

Child Abuse

Is Sleeping With Your Baby As Dangerous As Doctors Say?

Six months ago, Melissa Nichols brought her baby girl, Arlo, home from the hospital. And she immediately had a secret.<p>"I just felt guilty and like I didn't want to tell anyone," says Nichols, who lives in San Francisco. "It feels like you're a bad mom. The mom guilt starts early, I guess."<p>Across …

Pregnancy

Bouncy Castle trial: Two guilty over girl's death

<b>Two fairground workers guilty of manslaughter over death of girl, 7, on bouncy castle in Essex in 2016</b><p><i>This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.</i>

Impact sites representing potential bruising locations associated with bed falls in children.

2018 May;286:86-95. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.02.018. Epub 2018 Mar 21.<p>1Injury Risk Assessment and Prevention (iRAP) Laboratory, Bioengineering …

London couple jailed for 'barbaric' abuse to three children

A couple who were caught on CCTV subjecting three children in their care to a litany of abuse, including beatings and biting, have been jailed.<p>Yea Ping Chan, 42, and Foo Khong Heow, 49, of Lewisham in south-east London, tried to claim the violent assaults and a bizarre sucking punishment were part …

Crime

Ellie Butler report warns of further deaths unless failures put right

Deaths like that of six-year-old Ellie Butler, who was murdered by her father, could keep happening unless failures in child protection are quickly corrected, a report obtained by the Guardian has warned.<p>In a prevention of future deaths report submitted to the government, retired high court judge …

Sociology

Mother warns parents after baby girl suffocates from teddy bear in her sleep

A mother whose baby daughter suffocated in her sleep under a large teddy bear is warning parents of the danger of soft toys.<p>Dexy Leigh Walsh, from …

Parenting

Sixteen-year-old boy is charged following death of 14-year-old girl in a park in Wolverhampton<p>A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a teenage girl whose body was found in a park in Wolverhampton on Thursday.<p>Viktorija Sokolova, 14, was found dead at 7am in Wolverhampton’s West Park …

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Lightning Learning: Toddler's Fracture

“The latest in our series of quick learning bites, designed to tie in with education and sims running in the department.”— (advice is based on our …

Prosecutors build murder cases on disputed Shaken Baby Syndrome diagnosis

By Debbie Cenziper Published: March 20, 2015<p><b>You are reading</b> one part of an investigative series on the disputed Shaken Baby Syndrome diagnosis that has put people behind bars.<p>Six years ago, in a tidy home day care on the edge of a cornfield, with angel figurines in the flower beds and an American …

Genetics may make some babies vulnerable to SIDS or ‘crib death,’ study says

Sally Clark lost both her infant sons shortly after their births. In 1996, 11-week-old Christopher fell unconscious after being put to bed and never woke up. Two years later, 8-week-old Harry was found dead slumped forward in his bouncy chair.<p>Doctors initially concluded the first boy had died of …

Sudden infant death syndrome may have genetic basis, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sudden infant death syndrome -- long regarded as an unexplained phenomenon affecting apparently healthy children under 1 -- may have a genetic basis in some cases, a new study suggests.<p>The study, published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet, found that a genetic mutation affecting …

Chance to provide Ellie-May Clark potentially life-saving treatment missed, says coroner<p>A five-year-old girl with severe asthma died after being turned away from an appointment with an emergency doctor because she was five minutes late, an inquest has been told.<p>The coroner said the chance to …

Medicine

Mother admits murdering eight-week-old son after poisoning him with anti-depressant

A woman has admitted murdering her eight-week-old son.<p>Hannah Turtle, from Shotton in Flintshire, had denied murdering her baby son James Hughes but …

Crime

Child Abuse

The Symptoms of Child Physical Abuse by Frequency and Specificity

*<b>Corresponding Author:</b> Dennis M Cullinane, Biomechanics Laboratory, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA 01342, USA, Tel: 978-463-0532, Email: [email …

Teenage mother convicted of letting baby starve to death while she went out for a week

A teenage mother whose nine-month-old son died after she left him at home to go out with her friends, has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in …

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Figures show 665 babies’ deaths over past five years were linked to sleeping in bed with parents<p>The deaths of more than two babies a week are linked to sleeping in the same bed as one or more parents, official figures show.<p>Co-sleeping has been linked to 665 baby deaths over the past five years, …

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Updated: 2 medical examiners offer opposing views at murder trial

Two medical examiners offered opposing views Tuesday during the murder trial of Brent Houdeshell, an Arlington man accused of killing 2-year-old …

The mystery of how babies experience pain

Before the 1980s, clinicians actually performed surgery on newborns without giving them anaesthetics or pain medications. This wasn’t because they …

The Brain

Surveying paediatricians assessment of childhood bruising patterns

IntroductionBruising is common among children, arising from both accidental and non-accidental injury (NAI).1Discriminating between abusive and …

Medical Journals

Bruising characteristics from unintentional injuries in children: the 'green flag study

Bruising in young children is probably the most overlooked or underappreciated injury prior to a child being severely injured or killed at the hands …

Medical Journals

Childhood bruising distribution observed from eight mechanisms of unintentional injury

ObjectiveTo inform the assessment of described mechanisms of bruising in children.DesignProspective cross-sectional study.SettingThe emergency …

Medical Journals

Expert witnesses who claim parents have been wrongly accused have been vilified and struck off. But the science is anything but certain. What happens to the truth when experts can’t agree? By Will Storr<p>At first, Craig Stillwell and Carla Andrews only vaguely registered the change at the hospital; …

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Poppi Worthington inquest: Expert casts doubt on abuse theory

<b>An expert witness has cast doubt on suggestions toddler Poppi Worthington was sexually abused in the hours before her death.</b><p>Dr Nat Cary, a consultant forensic pathologist, told the inquest there was no clear-cut evidence of trauma implying third-party involvement.<p>His evidence contradicted the …

Poppi Worthington: Doctor who carried out post-mortem 'strongly suspects child abuse'

A doctor said she suspected child abuse on examining the body of Poppi Worthington, who was 'probably' sexually assaulted by her father before her …

Crime

Doctor in Poppi Worthington case rushed to judgment, inquest told

The doctor who first raised concerns that a 13-month-old child died after being sexually assaulted “rushed to judgment”, a court has heard.<p>Poppi Worthington died suddenly on 12 December 2012 after collapsing at her home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. In January last year it was revealed that a …

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David Dearlove, 71, swung 19-month-old Paul Booth’s head into a fireplace, an attack witnessed by boy’s three-year-old brother<p>A man who murdered his stepson almost 50 years ago in a brutal assault has been jailed for life after a Facebook picture triggered a fresh investigation by police.<p>David …

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