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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2006 Feb;53(1):27-39, v.

Clinical response to child abuse.

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Midwest Children's Resource Center, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, 347 North Smith Avenue, Suite 401, St. Paul, MN 55102, USA. Mark.hudson@childrenshc.org

Abstract

This article focuses on current practice in the diagnosis and management of the pediatric patient who is a potential victim of abuse. We will review diagnostic and management issues in the major manifestations of physical and sexual abuse are reviewed. This article serves as an aide to practitioners in the recognition of and response to child maltreatment.

PMID:
16487783
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2005.09.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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