Abuse and neglect of healthy newborn by parents: A social problem with a long history

Farhat, A. S. and Ghasemi, A. and Mohammadzadeh, A. and Sezavar, M. (2015) Abuse and neglect of healthy newborn by parents: A social problem with a long history. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 9 (11). SD03-SD04.

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A Two-day-old girl who was found in garbage by police and transferred to hospital. She was irritable and dehydrated; also there were burn injuries around her knees and right cheek. Her weight was 3100 grams and physical examinations were normal. Opium was found in urine. Phenobarbital (4 mg/kg/day intravenous every 12 hours) was started for her irritability. After 20 days, infant was entrusted to a welfare organization with coordination of social support of hospital. The prevention of child abuse and neglect is an urgent public health concern. Home visit by welfare organization has been proposed as a promising approach to prevent health and developmental problems among children. We report this case of an abused and neglected newborn. © 2015, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :1 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Sezavar, M.; Fellowship of Pediatric Intensive Care, Department of Pediatrics, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abuse Neglect Newborn Social problem cefotaxime hepatitis B antibody opiate phenobarbital tetanus toxoid vancomycin vitamin K group Article burn case report child neglect female human irritability newborn intensive care nose ulcer parent social support tetanus prophylaxis
Subjects: WS Pediatrics
W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mr lib5 lib5
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2020 08:20
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2020 08:20
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/18836

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