Category Archive: CMAAO @ IMA

Sep 04

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 28, 4th September, 2013

CMAAO India Conference will be held from September 12 to 14, 2013 at Hotel Shangri La.CMAAO represents Confederation of Medical Associations in Asian and Oceania. The theme for the conference on 12th and 13th will be “Be Human Stop Child Abuse” and on 14th will be “Lifestyle disorders”.  Mrs. Shiela Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi to inaugurate the …

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Aug 22

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 27, 21st August, 2013

Elder Mistreatment is the term used to new elder abuse, neglect and exploitation and is perpitrated by those with ongoing relationship that involves a expectation of responsibility towards the elder victim.  Elder mistreatment or elder abuse may be physical, emotional and/or sexual. The first obligation of the healthcare worker in conjuction with social worker of …

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Aug 08

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 26, 7th August, 2013

Children and adolescents in the United States spend an average of 6.5 hours per day watching television, playing video games, or using computers. Children’s television (particularly cartoons), movies, music videos, and video games are potential sources of violent content.  The effect of viewing violence depends upon the amount, the context in which it is seen, …

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Jul 10

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 23, 10th July, 2013

Alcohol and rape facts • Alcohol use contributes to the occurrence of date and acquaintance rape • Alcohol consumption by the perpetrator, victim, or both, is estimated to be involved in approximately one-half of sexual assaults among adolescents and young adults. • Sexual assaults involving alcohol are more likely to occur between partners who are …

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Jul 03

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 22, 3rd July, 2013

  Intimate partner violence Facts:  1. The term intimate partner violence described actual or threatened psychological or physical or sexual harm by a current or former partner    or spouse. 2.IPV can occur amongst hetero sexual or some sex couple and does    not require sexual intimacy. 3. Care of IPV patients require a team approach involving medical,    institutional …

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Jun 26

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 21, 26th June, 2013

  Facts about sexual abuse Situation: A 9-year-old child came with injury in the genital area. Dr. Bad: This is a classical case of child abuse. Dr. Good: This can be an accident. Lesson: Injuries in the genital region of boys are mostly caused by accidents. In a study, three cases of child abuse and …

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Jun 19

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 20, 19th June, 2013

  Facts about sexual abuse Situation: A 20-year-old male sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl Dr. Bad: This is a sexual play. Dr. Good: This is sexual abuse. Lesson: Sexual abuse occurs when there is asymmetry in age or development among the participants, with a coercive quality to the event. Situation: A 14-year-old boy was accused …

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Jun 16

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 19, 12th June, 2013

  Editorial Socio-demographic characteristics of sexually abused children Of the victims, 56.4% (n = 57) were female and 43.6% (n = 44) were male. The mean age was 9.57 +/- 3.5, with a range of 4-17 years. Ninety-three (92.1%) of the victims had been admitted as part of the legal process. The majority (66.3%) of …

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Jun 06

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 18, 5th June, 2013

  Editorial 1. Approximately 90% of child victims of abuse do not show evidence of physical damage. These were found in less than 10% of abused children. Physical signs of abuse often are difficult to recognize and should not be the only indicators (Forensic Sci Int. 2012 Apr 10;217(1-3):1-4.) 2. The prevalence of clear evidence …

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May 30

Be Human Stop Child Abuse : Vol 17, 29th May, 2013

  Editorial Understanding child abuse i. Child maltreatment is defined as intentional harm or threat of harm to a child by a person who is acting in the role of a caretaker. ii. Health care providers should care for children iii. Four types of child maltreatment are described: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional abuse Child …

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