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- Talking to Sexually Abused Children. McDowell, Kathleen // Minnesota Medicine;Dec2011, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p50
A child who has been sexually abused typically is not going to be forthcoming about the abuse. Therefore, it can be difficult and time-consuming for a physician who suspects sexual abuse to get the child to disclose what is happening. This article reviews strategies that can help physicians...
- In case you haven't heard. // Primary Care Weekly;9/16/96, Vol. 2 Issue 36, p6
Reports on the results of a study at the Children's Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia saying that a standardized form could hold the key to improving physician reporting of child abuse.
- In Child Abuse Case, Everyone Fails. Lang, David M. // Clinician Reviews;Sep2014, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p17
The article calls for vigilance against child abuse by describing a case presented by the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services in May 2009. Topics include the injuries reported by a two and half months-old infant patient upon presentation, the patient's computed tomography (CT)...
- Preparing for and Testifying in a Child Abuse Hearing. Leake III, Hunter C.; Smith, Dean J. // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1977, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p1057
Offers advice to pediatricians on preparing for and testifying in a child abuse hearing. References outlining a physician's responsibility for reporting cases of confirmed and suspected child abuse; Challenges involved in dealing with child battering; Reasons for a physician's failure to testify.
- Editor's choice. Dickson, Niall // British Journal of General Practice;Nov2014, Vol. 64 Issue 628, p560
The article offers the author's insights on the important role of doctors in indentifying signs of child abuse or neglect and how they can act promptly and effectively to protect the child.
- Child protection: Medical responsibilities. Bamford, F.N.; Heath, Iona // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/14/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7058, p670
Opinion. Presents a debate on medical responsibility in reporting signs of child abuse. Case study; Limitations of medical responsibility over minor patients; Arguments in favor of and against medical breach of confidentiality in order to report cases of child abuse.
- Vulvar Hemangioma Simulating Child Abuse. Levin, Alex V.; Selbst, Steven M. // Clinical Pediatrics;Apr1988, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p213
An infant with a vulvar hemangioma that had undergone extensive ulcerative changes was initially diagnosed as having a perineal burn secondary to child abuse. Although genital burns are a well-recognized manifestation of child abuse, knowledge of the natural course of untreated hemangiomas and...
- Primary identification of an abused child in dental office: A case report. J. F., Santos; A. L., Cavalcanti; K. S., Nunes; E. C., Silva // Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentis;Dec2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p191
Although the injuries of child abuse are many and varied, several types of injuries are common to abuse. Many of these injuries are within the scope of dentistry or easily observed by the dental professional in the course of routine dental treatment. The authors present a case of child abuse...
- Before You Get Mad at Your Pediatrician. Klass, Perri // Parenting;Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p55
Presents an article describing how a pediatrician handles irate parents.