A Diagnostic Guide for Physicians, Surgeons, Pathologists, Dentists, Nurses and Social Workers
The doctor, dentist or related professional who treats children has a moral and legal obligation to diagnose correctly suspected maltreatment and to report it to the proper authorities. These obligations may bring the doctor into contact with the child protection system as well as the courts. The...
Published November 14th 2010 by CRC Press
A Multidisciplinary Approach
Diagnose and treat shaken baby syndrome with advice from experts in the field!When an angry adult shakes a baby, the child may suffer brain damage, broken ribs, deafness, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, coma, or death. Often there are personal, ethical, and legal consequences as well for...
Published January 15th 2002 by Routledge