- battered child syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p233
A definition of the medical term "battered child syndrome" is presented. Battered child syndrome refers to the physical abuse of a child by an adult, often under circumstances that make it appear that the injury was accidental. The child may exhibit bruises, scratches, burns, hematomas, or...
- battered child syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p250
A definition of the term "battered child syndrome," which refers to the physical abuse of a child by an adult or older sibling, is presented.
- child neglect. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p397
A definition of the medical term "child neglect" is presented. Child neglect refers to the failure by those responsible for caring a child to provide the child's nutritional, emotional, and physical needs. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A....
- Africa, sub-Saharan. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p52
A definition of the term Africa, sub-Saharan is presented. Sub-Saharan Africa is the large region of Africa that lies just south of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, and HIV. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...
- Parents Who Beat Children. Flato, Charles // Saturday Evening Post;10/6/1962, Vol. 235 Issue 35, p30
Explores the increasing cases of child abuse in the U.S. Citation of newspaper reports on cases of child abuse; Action taken to address the issue by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health; Stand of judges about the nature of child-abuse laws.
- Influence of Perpetrators' Account on Nurses' Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse. O'Toole, Richard; O'Toole, Anita W.; Webster, Stephen; Lucal, Betsy // Journal of Family Violence;Mar97, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p49
Suspected perpetrators may attempt to influence the professional's recognition and reporting of child abuse by providing an account that explains or justifies their behavior or the child's injury. A factorial survey design was employed in which a random sample of nurses ( N = 1038) judged...
- Forensic odontology, part 5. Child abuse issues. Hinchliffe, J. // British Dental Journal;5/14/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 9, p423
Child abuse, child maltreatment, non-accidental injury and child homicide: all terms that are hard to believe exist in the 21st civilised century, but non-accidental injury of children is a major problem, crossing all socioeconomic, ethnic and educational groups, and is happening all over the...
- glycogen (GLY-koh-jen). // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p16
The medical term "glycogen," which refers to the form of glucose found in the liver and muscles, is presented. The definition from the "Diabetes Dictionary" also provides the term's pronunciation.
- heredity. // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17
The medical term "heredity," which refers to the passing of a trait from parent to child, is presented. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."