Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 November 2005

288 Pages | 29 halftones & line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195172164

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Understanding the Medical Diagnosis of Child Maltreatment

A Guide for Nonmedical Professionals

Third Edition

American Humane Association
Edited by Charmaine R. Brittain

A step-by-step guide to frequently asked questions concerning the medical aspects of child abuse and neglect. Designed for the nonmedical professional, this third edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research on child abuse and neglect. Topics covered include burns, fractures, poisoning, sexual abuse, neglect, substance abuse, and family violence. A wealth of charts, illustrations, checklists, and resources make this an accessible reference for any nonmedical professional working with children and families.


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