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Assessing the effectiveness of the child safety net : linkage of hospital and child protection services data on ‘maltreated’ and ‘unintentionally injured' children

McKenzie, Kirsten (2012) Assessing the effectiveness of the child safety net : linkage of hospital and child protection services data on ‘maltreated’ and ‘unintentionally injured' children. In International Data Linkage Conference, 2-4 May 2012, Perth, WA. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

-International recognition of need for public health response to child maltreatment

-Need for early intervention at health system level

-Important role of health professionals in identifying, reporting, documenting suspician of maltreatment

-Up to 10% of all children presenting at ED’s are victims and without identification, 35% reinjured and 5% die

-In Qld, mandatory reporting requirement for doctors and nurses for suspected abuse or neglect

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ID Code: 50498
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: Child safety, Child Protection Services data, Hospital data, Maltreated children
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Kirsten McKenzie
Deposited On: 23 May 2012 09:44
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 10:06

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