- Physical abuse
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ICD10 = ICD10|T|74|1|t|66
Physical abuse is abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation,
pain, injury, or other physical sufferingor harm.
Basic forms include:
*striking with an object
*Locking in or out of a room or place/False imprisonment
*having someone fall
*exposure to cold,
*exposure to heat or
*placing in "stress positions" (tied or otherwise forced)
cuttingor otherwise exposing somebody to something sharp
*exposure to a dangerous animal
*throwing or shooting a
*exposure to a
*infecting with a
*withholding food or medication
spankingis subject to controversy as to whether it qualifies as physical abuse.
* Blinding a person/causing vision impairments e.g. throwing acid into eyes/face, having eyes gouged out.
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