Child Abuse and Neglect

1st Edition

Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence - Expert Consult: Online and Print

Authors: Carole Jenny
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416063933
eBook ISBN: 9781437736212
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th September 2010
Page Count: 688

Description

Carole Jenny’s Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence focuses attention on the clinical evidence of child abuse to help you correctly diagnose and treat such cases in your own practice. In print and online, this unique, well-illustrated clinical reference provides new insights into the presentation and differential diagnosis of physical abuse and looks at shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations, information on the biomechanics of injury, and other factors.

Key Features

  • Identify an abusive injury and treat it effectively by reviewing evidence and critical analyses from leading authorities in the field.
  • Recognize the signs of shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations.
  • Understand the biomechanics of injury to determine whether abuse was truly the cause of a child’s injury.
  • View illustrations that show first-hand examples of child abuse or neglect.
  • Search the complete contents online and download the illustrations at www.expertconsult.com.

Details

No. of pages:
688
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437736212
eBook ISBN:
9780323247160
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416063933
eBook ISBN:
9781437723137

About the Author

Carole Jenny

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director, Child Protection Program, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island