Child Abuse

Child Abuse : Overview and Evaluation

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Physicians play a critical role in identifying, evaluating, and treating children with a diagnosis of suspected or confirmed child maltreatment. Get practical and essential evidence-based guidelines and AAP references for evaluating and treating sentinel injuries, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. Improve relationship-building with community partners in child welfare, behavioral health, and home visitation programs to provide better ongoing, crucial care of children and their families. Read the latest findings on the key factors in medical evaluation of abuse and neglect and learn more about protecting children who are most at-risk for maltreatment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 175 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • Elk Grove Village, United States
  • English
  • 1610022904
  • 9781610022903

Table of contents

Physical Abuse of Children
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Psychological Abuse
'Practical' guide helps in evaluation of children who report sexual abuse
The Evaluation of Children in the Primary Care Setting When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected
Pediatricians' Role in Preventing Child Maltreatment Fatalities: A Call to Action
Critical Elements in the Medical Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse
The Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse
Sentinel Injuries in Infants Evaluated for Child Physical Abuse
Testing for Abuse in Children With Sentinel Injuries
Evaluating Children With Fractures for Child Physical Abuse
Potential Opportunities for Prevention or Earlier Diagnosis of Child Physical Abuse in the Inpatient Setting
High-Risk Populations
How pediatricians can assess for child neglect, support at-risk families
Special Needs, Higher Abuse Risks
Child Abuse in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Childhood Maltreatment and Disability Diagnosis- Sorting Out Causality
Maltreatment Risk Among Children With Disabilities
Community Poverty and Child Abuse: Sadly a Potentially Lethal Combination
No Surprise: The Rate of Fatal Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities Is Related to Poverty
Community Poverty and Child Abuse Fatalities in the United States
Injury and Mortality Among Children Identified as at High Risk of Maltreatment
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About American Academy of Pediatrics AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.
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