TITLE

Alberta child abuse program swamped

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Heather
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1492
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that, as of November, 2000, an Edmonton, Alberta program for investigating alleged child abuse has seen more children than expected. Statement that children are referred from child welfare agencies or local police; How the children are examined and the results discussed with parents; Attempt of program doctors to provide accurate medical evidence, rather than acting as advocates.
ACCESSION #
3823632

 

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