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The systematic review findings in these articles are only accurate up to the date of their publication. If you have a specific clinical case, we strongly recommend you read all of the relevant references as cited and look for additional material released since our publications.


Publications arising from fractures review


  1. Prosser I, Maguire S, Harrison S, Mann M, Sibert J, Kemp A. Review. How old is this fracture? Radiological dating of fractures in children: a systematic review. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2005;184(4):1282-1286 [Pubmed]
  2. Maguire S, Mann M, John N, Ellaway B, Sibert JR, Kemp AM. Does cardiopulmonary resuscitation cause rib fractures in children? A systematic review. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2006;30(7):739-751 [Pubmed]
  3. Kemp AM, Butler A, Morris S, Mann M, Kemp KW, Rolfe K, Sibert JR, Maguire S. Which radiological investigations should be performed to identify fractures in suspected child abuse? Clinical Radiology. 2006;61(9):723-736 [Pubmed]
  4. Kemp AM, Dunstan F, Harrison S, Morris S., Mann M, Rolfe K, Datta S, Thomas DP, Sibert JR, Maguire S. Patterns of skeletal fractures in child abuse: systematic review. British Medical Journal. 2008;337:a1518 [Pubmed]  Please see the erratum on our search strategy page

  5. Kemp AM. Fractures in physical child abuse. Paediatrics and Child Health. 2008;18(12):550-553 [Abstract from ScienceDirect]
  6. Maguire S, Cowley L, Mann M, Kemp A. What does the recent literature add to the identification and investigation of fractures in child abuse: an overview of review updates 2005 - 2013. Evidence Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal. 2013;8(5):2044-2057. [Abstract available from Wiley online library]

Primary studies arising from fractures review:


  1. Prosser I, Lawson Z, Evans A, Harrison S, Morris S, Maguire S, Kemp AM. A timetable for the radiologic features of fracture healing in young children. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2012;198(5):1014-1020 [Pubmed]

  2. Cosway B, Mathura N, Mott A, Bredow M, Fraser J, Rawlinson A, Wei C, Thyagarajan M, Harrison S, Kemp A. Occult rib fractures: Defining the cause. Child Abuse Review. 2013. [Early View - Abstract available from Wiley online library]









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