Child Abuse Quick Reference 1E: For Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals / Edition 1 available in Other Format
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Quick-Reference is the perfect comprehensive field guide for identifying child abuse and
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complexities of today's child abuse cases.
|Publisher:||STM Learning, Inc.|
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Table of ContentsChapter 1 Identifying, Interpreting, and
Chapter 2 Radiology of Child Abuse
Chapter 3 Oral Injuries of Child Abuse
Chapter 4 Thoracoabdominal Injuries
Associated With Child Abuse
Chapter 5 Ophthalmic Manifestations of
Chapter 6 Head Injury in Child Abuse
Chapter 7 Burns and Child Maltreatment
Chapter 8 Physical Examination in Sexual
Chapter 9 Sexual Abuse-The Interview
Chapter 10 Sexually Transmitted Diseases in
Chapter 11 Poisoning
Chapter 12 Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Chapter 13 Neglect and Abandonment
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