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448 pages, 156 images, 93 contributors
Child Abuse Quick Reference 2e is designed to provide busy practitioners with the information required to rapidly diagnose child maltreatment and recognize children at high risk for any type of abuse—from physical manifestations such as child head trauma to sexual and psychological forms—and neglect. Medical practitioners, other health care professionals, social service workers, law enforcement officials, EMS personnel, and others who deal with abused children are given the vital information needed to handle these cases. This review is presented in bulleted outlines, lists, tables, and photographs to quickly locate essential points to consider in this handy pocket volume. The sections present the scope of the problem, all the details needed to perform assessment and treatment, the essentials regarding investigation and prosecution, and a handy summary of educational and prevention approaches to child abuse.
This quick reference serves as an adjunct to the text on Child Maltreatment. Professionals dealing with child maltreatment and its effects on a daily basis will find great value in this child abuse book. No other quick reference so completely sums up the need-to-know facts in such a readily available format.