Reviews of previous editions:
“This is an excellent book; it gives clear guidance to professionals. If you are concerned about child abuse and its detection, then you must get this book.”
Australian Journal of Emergency Care
“Essential reading for all junior staff, health visitors, and social workers.”
Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine
The fourth edition of this important and highly praised guide has been substantially revised and updated, providing concise, practical information on a difficult and distressing area of paediatric medicine. This new edition of the ABC of Child Protection now includes additional chapters on abdominal injury, neglect and failure to thrive. It presents the latest information on the diagnosis and investigation of abuse, and explains the current roles of social services and the law in safeguarding children.
Written by leading paediatricians, psychiatrists, social workers and lawyers, this comprehensive book is an invaluable reference for professionals concerned with children’s welfare, including general practitioners, emergency staff, paediatricians, police surgeons, psychiatrists, health visitors, social workers, and lawyers.
* Paperback: 120 pages
* Publisher: BMJ Books; 4 edition (July 2, 2007)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 0727918176
* ISBN-13: 978-0727918178
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