19 - Child Abuse Part2

19 - Child Abuse Part2 - Child Abuse Child Abuse Done by:...

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Unformatted text preview: Child Abuse Child Abuse Done by: Naeema Abdulla Done by: Naeema Abdulla Hasan Hasan Physical abuse Physical abuse Physical child abuse is physical injury inflicted upon the child with cruel and/or malicious intent . most cases are non fatal . 20% of all reported cases of child abuse . 50% aged from 0-4 . 25% from 5-9 . 25% from 10-14 . Punishment vs physical abuse Punishment vs physical abuse There is a very thin line between punishment and physical abuse Punishment is the use of physical force to inflict bodily pain (not injury ) for the purpose of discipline . Abusive parents interpret the action of abuse as punishment . Basic forms include: Basic forms include: Beating ,punching ,slapping . Pushing ,shaking ,kicking . Biting ,chocking . Hair-pulling ,throwing . Sleep deprivation . Drowning . Burning . exposure to cold ,heat or electric shock . Poisoning . What are the injuries ?? Skin injury Skin injury 1- bruises : When to suspect that a bruise is due to abuse? Multiple ages (blue ,green and yellow) bruises on babies Bruises resembling objects like a spoon Aging of bruises A rough estimate of bruising age : Dark red <24h bluish 24-48h greenish 3-5d yellowish 7-10d...
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19 - Child Abuse Part2 - Child Abuse Child Abuse Done by:...

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