Child protection

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Child protection

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Definitions 998

Illness fabricated or induced by carers 999

Physical abuse 1000

Sexual abuse 1002

Emotional abuse 1003

Medical involvement in child protection 1004

Referrals to other agencies 1005

Medical assessment 1006

Assessment by social care 1008

Prevention strategies 1010

Further reading 1010

The decisive action taken to safeguard children from harm....

Chapter.  3238 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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