Alberta child abuse program swamped

Kent, Heather
November 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1492
Academic Journal
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.


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