Agenda Item Details
Day 3   Saturday Jan 20, 2024
10:40 - 11:15am
A broken heart that the world forgot - Child Maltreatment
Presented By:

Dr. Elizabete Doyle

  • Review child maltreatment topics, presenting material at the level of a PEM fellow/adult emergency medicine consultant.
  • Highlight evidence-based management and variations in practice patterns where appropriate.
  • Review indicated investigations and subsequent management utilizing a case-based approach.



  • Identify the importance of first presentations of child abuse
  • Review the patterns of childhood physical, sexual, and emotional abuse
  • Learn an approach to emergency department assessment of children presenting with concerns for maltreatment


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