04/27/17- Bruising, History and Psychosocial Characteristics Discriminate Abusive from Accidental Trauma in Young Children

Mary Clyde-Pierce, M.D.,
Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University
Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Brief Summary of Lecture:
At the conclusion of Dr. Clyde-Pierce's lecture, learners will be able to: describe the key 4 features of the bruising clinical decision rule; describe how age of child and mobility status impact bruise occurrence and correlation with abuse; and list three key pitfalls that lead to missing the diagnosis of abuse.

Start Date: April 27
End Date: April 27
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224