A series of systematic reviews by the RCPCH to help clinicians identify the signs of physical abuse and neglect.

The reviews include the latest evidence on a series of areas, including:

  • Fractures
  • Neurological injuries
  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Bites
  • Spinal injuries
  • Ear, nose and throat injuries
  • Oral injuries
  • Retinal findings
  • Visceral injuries
  • They also look at evidence on neglect and around particular age groups:
  • Early years neglect
  • School age neglect/emotional abuse
  • Teenage abuse
  • Dental neglect
  • Parent-child interaction