Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Development Answer Sheet - 10/02

Pediatric Quizzes 

October 2002 

 Revised June 2011
American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine 

  1. F
  2. A
  3. B
  4. G
  5. I
  6. C
  7. D
  8. E
  9. B
  10. H
  11. E
  12. F
  13. B
  14. F
  15. E
  16. C - A spiral femur fracture can be caused by a rotational force. However, abuse should be considered in non-ambulatory patients with spiral femur fractures.
  17. D. Modesty develops between 4 to 6 years of age. While there is some variation depending on families and culture, the emergency physician's interaction with the preschool child will go more smoothly when there is awareness of this developmental milestone.
  18. A. Object permanence and stranger anxiety develop around 9 months of age. Object permanence (constancy) is the understanding that objects continue to exist, even when not seen. The advent of object permanence corresponds with changes in social and communication development and stranger anxiety will often develop.

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