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J Forensic Nurs. 2005 Summer;1(2):78-81, 85.

Child sexual abuse: are health care providers looking the other way?

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA.

Abstract

This article provides an abbreviated literature review on the role of health care providers in recognizing and reporting child sexual abuse (CSA). Barriers to reporting CSA, data on health care providers' reporting habits, and screening criteria for CSA are also included. Recommendations to enhance recognition of CSA and increase reporting of suspected cases are presented.

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