Impacto de la violencia doméstica en la salud infantil

Estela Arcos G, Myrna Uarac U, Irma Molina V

Resultado de la investigación: Article

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Resumen

Background: There is close association between maltreatment during pregnancy and child abuse after birth. Aim: To compare anthropometric growth and use of health services of children whose mothers suffered maltreatment with children coming from families without domestic violence. Subjects and methods: A longitudinal study of two cohorts. An index groups formed by 76 children whose mothers experienced maltreatment and control group of 46 children coming from families without domestic violence. Data was obtained from patient files in private health centers. Results: Respiratory diseases were the most prevalent cause of consultation and hospital admission. Children in the index group had a 2.8 times higher risk of bronchopneumonia in the post natal period and a poor attendance to health care controls. In four children, cerebral contusion was registered as the cause of hospital admission. Conclusions: Domestic violence is associated with a higher risk of respiratory diseases and hospital admissions in children. New strategies are necessary to detecte and prevent child abuse and neglect.

Idioma originalSpanish
Páginas (desde-hasta)1454-1462
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónRevista Medica de Chile
Volumen131
N.º12
EstadoPublished - dic 2003

Huella dactilar

Domestic Violence
Child Abuse
Mothers
Child Health Services
Bronchopneumonia
Longitudinal Studies
Referral and Consultation
Child Health
Parturition
Delivery of Health Care
Pregnancy
Control Groups
Health
Growth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Arcos G, E., Uarac U, M., & Molina V, I. (2003). Impacto de la violencia doméstica en la salud infantil. Revista Medica de Chile, 131(12), 1454-1462.
Arcos G, Estela ; Uarac U, Myrna ; Molina V, Irma. / Impacto de la violencia doméstica en la salud infantil. En: Revista Medica de Chile. 2003 ; Vol. 131, N.º 12. pp. 1454-1462.
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Impacto de la violencia doméstica en la salud infantil. / Arcos G, Estela; Uarac U, Myrna; Molina V, Irma.

En: Revista Medica de Chile, Vol. 131, N.º 12, 12.2003, p. 1454-1462.

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Arcos G E, Uarac U M, Molina V I. Impacto de la violencia doméstica en la salud infantil. Revista Medica de Chile. 2003 dic;131(12):1454-1462.