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Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series, Volume 4: Investigation, Documentation and Radiology

Randell Alexander (author) Angelo P. Giardino (author)
Debra Esernio-Jenssen (author)
Jonathan D. Thackeray (author)
David L. Chadwick (author)

ISBN: 9781936590612

Publication Date: Apr 2016

Format: Paperback

In the investigation of child abuse, consistent investigative protocol and clear, thorough documentation of facts and findings are essential to ensuring justice for victims. This new pocket atlas offers nearly 500 colour photos detailing proper approaches to crime scene investigation, physical and postmortem examinations, and photodocumentation, as well as a section on radiology and common fractures in cases of child maltreatment.
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In the investigation of child abuse, consistent investigative protocol and clear, thorough documentation of facts and findings are essential to ensuring justice for victims, both for those who survive and for those who do not. In order to achieve the best possible results in such cases, multidisciplinary investigative teams of first responders, law enforcement, and medical practitioners should be well prepared for the process of investigation and documentation as they work in tandem toward a just end for every case of abuse.

This new pocket atlas, part of an ongoing series on child abuse, offers nearly 500 full-color photos detailing proper approaches to crime scene investigation, physical and postmortem examinations, and photodocumentation, as well as a section on radiology and common fractures in cases of child maltreatment. Readers in medicine, law enforcement, and any other readers involved with child abuse and death investigations will enjoy the benefit of a compact and accessible guide to investigation and documentation.
Illustrations 500 colour images
Pages 200
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Apr 2016
Publisher STM Learning
Series Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series
Subject/s Social welfare & social services   Paediatric medicine   Accident & emergency medicine   Crime & criminology   Paediatric nursing   Child abuse   Sexual abuse & harassment   First aid & paramedical services  
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida, USA and the Morehouse School of Medicine and has served on several state child death review committees. He is an active researcher, lectures widely, and testifies frequently in major child abuse cases throughout the country.

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