Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management Fourth Edition-Original PDF

Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management Fourth Edition-Original PDF

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By Antoinette Laskey MD MPH MBA FAAP (Editor), Andrew Sirotnak MD FAAP (Editor)

Size : 50.75 MB

Thoroughly revised and expanded, the 4th edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis and management of child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect, this indispensable resource clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of a child who has been abused; techniques for taking the medical history and examining children who may have been abused; and guidance on medicolegal principles.

Features hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a wealth of diagnostic, radiographic, and management information.

New chapters include:

  •     Sentinel Injuries
  •     Burns
  •     Medical Neglect and Obesity
  •     Environmental Neglect and Social Determinants of Health
  •     Supervisory Neglect
  •     Drug-Endangered Children
  •     Psychological Maltreatment
  •     Interpersonal Violence
  •     Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation via Electronic Media
  •     Reporting Abuse, Managing Uncertainty, and Other Legal Issues
  •     Professional Considerations for Those Who Care for the Potentially Abused Child
  •     Caring for the Child in Out-of-Home Care
  •     Trauma-Informed Care and Treatment
  •     Identification of Child Maltreatment
  •     Evidence-Based Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs
  •     Creating Change Through Advocacy

Product details

  • Paperback: 1100 pages
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; Fourth edition (November 15, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1610023587
  • ISBN-13: 978-1610023580