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Table 1 Screening indicators created in 2009 and used in clinical practice from 2010.

From: Early recognition of child abuse through screening indicators at the emergency department: experience of a tertiary urban pediatric hospital

CLUSTER ITEM
ANAMNESTIC DECLARATIONS OR INCONGRUENCES Statement / accusation of abuse
Statement / suspicion of domestic violence
Statement / suspicion of sexual abuse
A history that does not explain the cause of the injury or the detected pathologies, inconsistent medical history with the cause of the injuries, medical history not compatible with clinical objectivity detected
CARELESSNESS/NEGLECT Exposure to the use of drugs
Child in conditions of neglect
Severe physical neglect (of care pathology)
Obvious and serious lack of timely medical treatment and failure to respect medical care specifically recommended, which has adversely affected the health of a child
EVIDENT LESIONS AT THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION Unexplained bruising
Unexplained burns or burns extended to more than 10% of the body surface, cigarette burns, burns on the genitals
Evidence of traumatic injuries occurred at different times, especially on children aged 3 years or less
Fractures without a coherent history. Fractures in children aged 3 years or less
Drowning / violent mechanical asphyxia
Precipitation