Safeguarding children in emergency departments
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Safeguarding children in emergency departments

Susan Conway Emergency department sister, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

Multi-agency training and collaboration has made some headway but must be improved further to promote better recognition of non-accidental injuries in children, says SUSAN CONWAY

The link between long-bone fractures and intracranial bleeds in infants, and the suggestion that neither injury is accidental, was introduced to the clinical world more than 60 years ago (Caffey 1946).

Emergency Nurse. 16, 1, 30-35. doi: 10.7748/en2008.

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