Child abuse and neglect : diagnosis, treatment, and evidence / Carole Jenny, editor.

Contributor(s): Jenny, Carole
Series: ClinicalKey: Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, �2011Edition: 1st editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxi, 658 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781437736212; 1437736211Subject(s): Abused children | Child abuse -- Diagnosis | Child abuse -- Treatment | Child Abuse -- diagnosis | Child Abuse -- therapy | Forensic Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health | MEDICAL -- Pediatrics | Child abuse -- Treatment | Child abuse -- Diagnosis | Abused childrenGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Child abuse and neglect.DDC classification: 618.92/858223 LOC classification: RJ507.A29 | C55 2011Other classification: 44.72 Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Epidemiological Issues in Child Maltreatment Research, Surveillance, and Reporting -- Epidemiology of Physical Abuse -- Epidemiology of Sexual Abuse -- Epidemiology of Intimate Partner Violence -- Epidemiology of Child Neglect -- Epidemiology of Abusive Head Trauma -- Interviewing Children and Adolescents About Suspected Abuse -- Interviewing Children and Adolescents About Suspected Abuse -- The Physical Examination of the Child When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected -- Normal and Developmental Variations in the Anogenital Examination of Children -- Physical Findings in Children and Adolescents Experiencing Sexual Abuse or Assault -- Medical Conditions with Genital/Anal Findings that Can Be Confused with Sexual Abuse -- The Forensic Evidence Kit -- Tests Used to Analyze Forensic Evidence in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse and Assault -- Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault -- Adolescent Sexual Assault and Statutory Rape -- Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting -- Internet Child Sexual Exploitation -- Evaluating Images in Child Pornography -- Child Molesters -- Nonsexually Transmitted Infections of the Genitalia and Anus of Prepubertal Children -- Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children -- Viral and Parasitic Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children -- HIV and Aids in Child and Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse and Assault -- Laboratory Methods for Diagnosing Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children and Adolescents -- Documenting the Medical History in Cases of Possible Physical Child Abuse -- Photodocumentation in Child Abuse Cases -- Abusive Burns -- Bruises and Skin Lesions -- Skin Conditions Confused with Child Abuse -- Bone Health and Development -- Abusive Fractures -- Imaging of Skeletal Trauma in Abused Children -- The Role of Cross-Sectional Imaging in Evaluating Pediatric Skeletal Trauma -- Long Bone Fracture Biomechanics.
Abdominal and Chest Injuries in Abused Children -- Ear, Nose, and Throat Injuries in Abused Children -- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or Asphyxia? -- Abusive Head Trauma -- Biomechanics of Head Trauma in Infants and Young Children -- The Case for Shaking -- Imaging of Abusive Head Trauma -- Neck and Spinal Cord Injuries in Child Abuse -- Eye Injuries in Child Abuse -- Neuropathology of Abusive Head Trauma -- Biochemical Markers of Head Trauma in Children -- Conditions Confused with Head Trauma -- Outcome of Abusive Head Trauma -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Sexual Abuse of Children -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Physical Abuse of Children -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Neglect of Children -- Psychological Impact on and Treatment of Children Who Witness Domestic Violence -- Effects of Abuse and Neglect on Brain Development -- Substance Abuse and Child Abuse -- Definitions and Categorization of Child Neglect -- Dental Neglect -- Failure to Thrive -- Detecting Drugs in Infants and Children -- Injuries Resulting from Falls -- Supplemental Resources Injuries Resulting from Falls -- Forensic Dentistry -- Medical Child Abuse -- Child Death Review -- Supplemental Resources Child Death Review -- Religion and Child Neglect -- The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect -- Supplemental Resources The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect -- Caring for Foster Children -- The Response of Professional and Other Nonprofit Organizations to Child Maltreatment -- International Issues in Child Maltreatment -- The Essentials of an Effective Child Welfare System -- The Costs of Child Maltreatment -- Caring for the Caretakers.
Summary: Carole Jenny's Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence focuses attention on the clinical evidence of child abuse to help you correctly diagnose and treat such cases in your own practice. In print and online, this unique, well-illustrated clinical reference provides new insights into the presentation and differential diagnosis of physical abuse and looks at shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations, information on the biomechanics of injury, and other factors. Identify an abusive injury and treat it effectively by reviewing evidence and critical analyses from leading authorities in the field. Recognize the signs of shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations. Understand the biomechanics of injury to determine whether abuse was truly the cause of a child's injury.
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Epidemiological Issues in Child Maltreatment Research, Surveillance, and Reporting -- Epidemiology of Physical Abuse -- Epidemiology of Sexual Abuse -- Epidemiology of Intimate Partner Violence -- Epidemiology of Child Neglect -- Epidemiology of Abusive Head Trauma -- Interviewing Children and Adolescents About Suspected Abuse -- Interviewing Children and Adolescents About Suspected Abuse -- The Physical Examination of the Child When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected -- Normal and Developmental Variations in the Anogenital Examination of Children -- Physical Findings in Children and Adolescents Experiencing Sexual Abuse or Assault -- Medical Conditions with Genital/Anal Findings that Can Be Confused with Sexual Abuse -- The Forensic Evidence Kit -- Tests Used to Analyze Forensic Evidence in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse and Assault -- Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault -- Adolescent Sexual Assault and Statutory Rape -- Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting -- Internet Child Sexual Exploitation -- Evaluating Images in Child Pornography -- Child Molesters -- Nonsexually Transmitted Infections of the Genitalia and Anus of Prepubertal Children -- Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children -- Viral and Parasitic Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children -- HIV and Aids in Child and Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse and Assault -- Laboratory Methods for Diagnosing Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children and Adolescents -- Documenting the Medical History in Cases of Possible Physical Child Abuse -- Photodocumentation in Child Abuse Cases -- Abusive Burns -- Bruises and Skin Lesions -- Skin Conditions Confused with Child Abuse -- Bone Health and Development -- Abusive Fractures -- Imaging of Skeletal Trauma in Abused Children -- The Role of Cross-Sectional Imaging in Evaluating Pediatric Skeletal Trauma -- Long Bone Fracture Biomechanics.

Abdominal and Chest Injuries in Abused Children -- Ear, Nose, and Throat Injuries in Abused Children -- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or Asphyxia? -- Abusive Head Trauma -- Biomechanics of Head Trauma in Infants and Young Children -- The Case for Shaking -- Imaging of Abusive Head Trauma -- Neck and Spinal Cord Injuries in Child Abuse -- Eye Injuries in Child Abuse -- Neuropathology of Abusive Head Trauma -- Biochemical Markers of Head Trauma in Children -- Conditions Confused with Head Trauma -- Outcome of Abusive Head Trauma -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Sexual Abuse of Children -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Physical Abuse of Children -- Psychological Impact and Treatment of Neglect of Children -- Psychological Impact on and Treatment of Children Who Witness Domestic Violence -- Effects of Abuse and Neglect on Brain Development -- Substance Abuse and Child Abuse -- Definitions and Categorization of Child Neglect -- Dental Neglect -- Failure to Thrive -- Detecting Drugs in Infants and Children -- Injuries Resulting from Falls -- Supplemental Resources Injuries Resulting from Falls -- Forensic Dentistry -- Medical Child Abuse -- Child Death Review -- Supplemental Resources Child Death Review -- Religion and Child Neglect -- The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect -- Supplemental Resources The Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect -- Caring for Foster Children -- The Response of Professional and Other Nonprofit Organizations to Child Maltreatment -- International Issues in Child Maltreatment -- The Essentials of an Effective Child Welfare System -- The Costs of Child Maltreatment -- Caring for the Caretakers.

Carole Jenny's Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence focuses attention on the clinical evidence of child abuse to help you correctly diagnose and treat such cases in your own practice. In print and online, this unique, well-illustrated clinical reference provides new insights into the presentation and differential diagnosis of physical abuse and looks at shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations, information on the biomechanics of injury, and other factors. Identify an abusive injury and treat it effectively by reviewing evidence and critical analyses from leading authorities in the field. Recognize the signs of shaken baby syndrome, sex offenders, and abuse in religious organizations. Understand the biomechanics of injury to determine whether abuse was truly the cause of a child's injury.

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