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Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management, 4e


Thoroughly revised and expanded, the 4th edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis and management of child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world's leading experts on child abuse and neglect, this indispensable resource clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of a child who has been abused; techniques for taking the medical history and examining children who may have been abused; and guidance on medicolegal principles.

Features hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a wealth of diagnostic, radiographic, and management information.

New chapters include:

    Sentinel Injuries


    Medical Neglect and Obesity

    Environmental Neglect and Social Determinants of Health

    Supervisory Neglect

    Children Endangered by Drugs

    Psychological Maltreatment

    Interpersonal Violence

    Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation via Electronic Media

    Reporting Abuse, Managing Uncertainty, and Other Legal Issues

    Professional Considerations for Those Who Care for the Potentially Abused Child

    Caring for the Child in Out-of-Home Care

    Trauma-Informed Care and Treatment

    Identification of Child Maltreatment

    Evidence-Based Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs

    Creating Change Through Advocacy

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  • Publisher: American Academy Of Pediatrics
  • ISBN: 9781610023580