Physical Abuse: An Online Training Curriculum for Primary Care Providers in Oregon Bumps, Bruises, Bites
Singapore Med J 2008; 49(6) : 445 Review Article CME Article Children's Haematology & Cancer Centre, East Shore Medical Centre, #05-01, 319 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427989 Lee A C W, MBBS Consultant Correspondence to: Dr Anselm Lee Chi-wai Tel: (65) 6340 8610 Fax: (65) 6344 0117 Email: acw_lee ...
Patient and Family Education Bruises (Contusions) What is a bruise or contusion? A bruise or contusion is an injury to the soft tissues under the skin.
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Bruises on the head, neck, lateral right arm or posterior torso should arouse suspicion of physical elder mistreatment. Findings that bruises associated with elder mistreatment are large and occur on the face and posterior trunk are consistent with the literature on bruising associated with child abuse.
History Bruising out of proportion to the offending trauma Advanced age Family history of easy bruising Medication use (eg, heparin, warfarin, aspirin, steroids, NSAIDs) Physical examination Multiple bruises, petechiae Lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly History Prolonged bleeding from minimal trauma (eg, minor ...
Bruises in Infants and Toddlers Those Who Don’t Cruise Rarely Bruise Naomi F. Sugar, MD; James A. Taylor, MD; Kenneth W. Feldman, MD; and the Puget Sound Pediatric Research Network
Bruises in Infants and Toddlers Those WhoDon'tCruiseRarely Bruise NaomiF. Sugar, MD; James A. Taylor, MD; Kenneth W. Feldman, MD; and the Puget Sound Pediatric Research Network Objectives: To determine the frequency and location of bruises in normal infants and toddlers, and to determine the ...
Bruises A bruise, or contusion, is an injury that occurs when small blood vessels under the skin are ruptured. The rupture causes swelling and a discoloration of the skin without necessarily having a break in the overlying skin.
Aging and Our Skin: Bruises & Cuts W ITH AGE , OUR SKIN IS MORE LIKELY TO BRUISE BECAUSE TINY VEINS IN OUR SKIN BECOME LESS ELASTIC AND STURDY . Bruises are the most common skin injury, usually caused by a bump or fall.