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ERIC Number: EJ552107
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Outcome and Cost of Child Abuse.
Irazuzta, Jose E.; McJunkin, James E.; Danadian, Kapriel; Arnold, Forest; Zhang, Jianliang
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v21 n8 p751-57 Aug 1997
A study compared the health care costs, severity of illness (SI), and mortality of child abuse cases (n=13) with other admissions (n=924) in a pediatric intensive care unit. The child abuse patients were younger, had a higher SI, had greater hospitalization charges, and a higher mortality rate than others. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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