Information Only - Bleeding Disorders vs. Child Abuse: The Bad and the Ugly

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
Bleeding disorders and child abuse may both result in similar skin findings and/or intracranial hemorrhage.  Drs. Anderst and Carpenter will review the evaluation for bleeding disorders in situations concerning for abuse.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize the importance of differentiating a bleeding disorder from child abuse.
  2. Discuss controversies surrounding this differentiation.
  3. Identify current strengths/weaknesses of existing data.
  4. Design a rational scheme for testing for bleeding disorders in the setting of possible child abuse.
Speakers:
James D. Anderst, MD
Child Abuse Pediatrics

Shannon L. Carpenter, MD
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Target Audience:
The target audience for Grand Rounds includes physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

To view the presentation, click the link below:
Bleeding Disorders vs. Child Abuse: The Bad and the Ugly                 

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 Registration Was Closed on Saturday, April 15, 2017