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Child abuse and neglect 

Child abuse and neglect

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Child abuse and neglect
Author(s):

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0012
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date: 22 June 2017

Background and historical perspective - Types of child abuse - Medical approach to child abuse - Children Act 1989 and 2004 (England and Wales) - Physical abuse: medical perspective - Presentation of physical abuse - Physical abuse: examination - Physical abuse: interpreting findings - Development of sexual characteristics - Sexual abuse: presentation - Sexual abuse: approach to examination - Sexual abuse: examination procedure - Sexual abuse: interpreting findings - Recommended terminology - Female child genital findings - Anal findings in suspected child abuse - Sexual abuse and infections - Neglect and emotional abuse - Fictitious illness by proxy - Management of child abuse

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