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Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management, 3rd edition

Edited by Robert M. Reece, MD, FAAP and Cindy Christian, MD, FAAP

Now published by the AAP, this revised and updated 3rd edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis, and management of child abuse. Now published by the AAP! The previous two editions of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management were recognized as one of the leading sources of information on diagnosing and treating child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect, the new 3rd edition of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of the abused child. Features more than 250 illustrations and a wealth of medical, surgical, radiographic, and laboratory information. New chapters include: Epidemiology of maltreatment, Abusive head trauma, Interviewing of child victims, Adolescent sexual assault

Role of forensic analysis, Unusual manifestations of abuse, Pathology seen in fatal child abuse, Neurobiology of abuse, Long term consequences of abuse and neglect.

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