ABC of Child Protection

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Wiley, Apr 8, 2009 - Medical - 120 pages
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The fourth edition of this important and highly praised guide has been substantially revised and updated, providing concise, practical information on a difficult and distressing area of paediatric medicine. This new edition of the ABC of Child Protection now includes additional chapters on abdominal injury, neglect and failure to thrive. It presents the latest information on the diagnosis and investigation of abuse, and explains the current roles of social services and the law in safeguarding children.


Written by leading paediatricians, psychiatrists, social workers and lawyers, this comprehensive book is an invaluable reference for professionals concerned with children’s welfare, including general practitioners, emergency staff, paediatricians, police surgeons, psychiatrists, health visitors, social workers, and lawyers.

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Sir Roy Meadow, Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, St James University Hospital, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Jacqueline Mok, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK

Donna Rosenberg, Forensic Paediatrician, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, USA

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