Infant abductions: Preventing the unthinkable

Schuman, Andrew J.
October 1999
Contemporary Pediatrics;Oct99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p93
Discusses the ways on how to prevent infant abductions by nonfamily members from health care facilities in the United States. Efforts of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Arlington, Virginia in the recovery of abducted children; Overview on how a typical infant abduction takes place inside the hospital; Importance of hospital security in the prevention of infant abduction; Suggestions for parental education. INSETS: About the NCMEC;Just in case.


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