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3.15 Protocol for the management of actual or suspected bruising or other injury in infants who are not independently mobile

Download the Protocol for the management of actual or suspected bruising in infants who are not independently mobile.

Practitioner Guide for the Bruising Protocol can be found here

Bruising Protocol advice during coronavirus

HIPS (Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton) Designated Docotors for Safeguarding Children have produced some Bruising Protocol advice during coronavirus

Bruising in young babies

Download Bruising in young babies: Information for parents and carers.

Preliminary Paediatric Opinion on Likelihood of Abuse

Download the Preliminary Paediatric Opinion Form (PPOF)

Subconjunctival haemorrhage 

Download the Subconjunctival haemorrhage guidance

CT Head Scans

Download the Designated doctors' position on CT head scans in suspected physical abuse

This page is correct as printed on Saturday 25th of June 2022 02:50:51 AM please refer back to this website (http://hipsprocedures.org.uk) for updates.
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