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Child Abuse Quick Reference

For Health Care, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals

Third Edition

Randell Alexander (author) Diana K. Faugno (author)
Patricia M. Speck (author)

ISBN: 9781936590346

Publication Date: Jun 2017

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Spiral bound  

Completely revised and expanded, with new and emerging science for the multidisciplinary response to child abuse. This third edition features updated models for the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse, as well as three all-new chapters on nonfatal strangulation in children, pregnancy in sexually abused minors, and prevention of child maltreatment.
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The Third Edition of Child Abuse Quick Reference is completely revised and expanded, with new and emerging science for the multidisciplinary response to child abuse. It features updated models for the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse as well as three all-new chapters on: nonfatal strangulation in children, pregnancy in sexually abused minors, and prevention of child maltreatment. With this latest edition, Child Abuse Quick Reference remains the most detailed and convenient field guide to child maltreatment–ideal for professionals working directly with abused children. Medical practitioners, social workers, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and others will find this easy-to-use guide essential to their work on the front lines of prevention and intervention in cases of child maltreatment.
Language English
Pages 236
Dimensions 203 x 127
Date Published 30 Jun 2017
Publisher STM Learning
Subject/s Medicine: general issues   Paediatric medicine   Child & developmental psychology   Medical study & revision guides & reference material   Child abuse   Sexual abuse & harassment   Family law   Forensic medicine   Forensic science  
  • 1. Introduction to Child Maltreatment
  • 2. Radiology
  • 3. Head Trauma
  • 4. Nonfatal Strangulation in Children
  • 5. Burns and Bruises
  • 6. Ophthalmic Manifestations and Oral Injuries
  • 7. Thoracoabdominal Injuries
  • 8. The Chemically Abused Child (Poisoning)
  • 9. Neglect, Abandonment, and Failure to Thrive
  • 10. Sexual Abuse
  • 11. The Sexual Abuse Interview
  • 12. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • 13. Pregnancy
  • 14. Medical Child Abuse
  • 15. Role of Law Enforcement
  • 16. Interdisciplinary Death Investigation
  • 17. DNA and Evidence Collection
  • 18. Prevention
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida 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.

Diana Faugno, a Minnesota native, graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1973 with a degree in nursing and obtained an MSN in 2006. Her professional experience includes nursing in the Medical/Surgical, Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics, and Neonatal Intensive Care departments. Ms. Faugno obtained her certification in pediatric nursing in 1990, began a career as a sexual assault nurse examiner in 1991, and became a certified sexual assault nurse examiner in 2002. She is the former director of Forensic Health Services, which includes a child abuse program, sexual assault team, and a family violence program in North San Diego County. Currently, Ms. Faugno is a board director for End Violence Against Women International. She has made several presentations to the scientific community and has led workshops on sexual assault presented at the American Academy of Science.

Patricia Speck is an internationally recognized family nurse practitioner who specializes in public health and forensic nursing. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing and later completed her doctoral dissertation on sexual assault program evaluation. As a board certified family nurse practitioner, Patricia's clinical practice focuses on the health aftermath of violence and her research centers on forensic nursing practice topics. She is a consultant, author, and lecturer on forensic nursing and has earned more than 20 local, national, and international awards and professional honors for her work. Patricia chairs the American Public Health Association's Family Violence Forum and is a former president of the International Association of Forensic Nurses.

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