Journal article

Western Australian emergency department presentations related to child maltreatment and intentional injury: Population level study utilising linked health and child protection data

Melissa O'Donnell, Natasha Nassar, Peter Jacoby, Fiona Stanley

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by an Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant (LP0455417). The Western Australian Government Departments of Health, Child Protection, Education, Disability Services, Corrective Services and Attorney General also provided support as well as data for this project. Dr Nassar is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Career Development Award (632955). We would also like to thank the Western Australian Data Linkage Branch for linking the data and the ED data custodians for their feedback. Finally we would like to thank Dr Desiree Silva and Dr Janine Spencer for allowing us to consult with them and providing feedback.