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Ranking of accident

Ranking

Criteria used to define accident

A1

Independently witnessed accidental cause or forensic recreation of scene

A2

By confirmation of organic disease (diagnostic test and / or diagnosis from clinical profile)

B1

By multi-disciplinary assessment and child protection clinical investigation

B2

Consistent account of accident by the same individual over time

B3

By checking either the child abuse register or records of previous abuse

C1

Accidental cause / organic diagnosis stated but no detail given

C2

No attempt made to exclude abuse / no detail given

 

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