Comparing apples with apples? Abusive head trauma, drowning and LSVROs

Watt, Kerrianne, Franklin, Richard Charles, Wallis, Belinda, Griffin, Bronwyn Ruth, Leggat, Peter, and Kimble, Roy (2013) Comparing apples with apples? Abusive head trauma, drowning and LSVROs. Injury Prevention, 19 (1). p. 75.

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[Extract] Head trauma in children, particularly as a consequence of abuse, is an important issue, and we support the need for interventions in this area. We would, however, like to clarify some potentially misleading information published in the article by Kaltner et al,¹ regarding the incidence of abusive head trauma (AHT) in Queensland in relation to other serious childhood trauma, such as drowning and low-speed vehicle run-overs (LSVROs).

Item ID: 25952
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1475-5785
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2013 02:46
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111706 Epidemiology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920409 Injury Control @ 100%
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