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Child Maltreatment

A Comprehensive Photographic Reference Identifying Potential Child Abuse

Third Edition

Angelo P. Giardino (author) Randell Alexander (author)

ISBN: 9781878060563

Publication Date: Jun 2005

Format: Hardback

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Provides colour photographs and case studies of child abuse, neglect, investigative practices, and child maltreatment prevention. This exhaustive photographic reference illustrates in clear detail normal and abusive findings associated with both common and unusual forms of child maltreatment.
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Child Maltreatment: A Comprehensive Photographic Reference Identifying Potential Child Abuse provides color photographs and case studies of child abuse, neglect, investigative practices, and child maltreatment prevention. This exhaustive photographic reference illustrates in clear detail normal and abusive findings associated with both common and unusual forms of child maltreatment.

The more than 1600 photographs and case studies in this atlas were taken in clinical settings, at crimes scenes, and in the offices of medical examiners. They include forensic photo-documentation from physical examinations of abused children, crime scene documentation and recreations taken by law enforcement officials, and autopsy photos demonstrating fatal physical trauma. This diverse collection of investigative photo-documentation is an essential visual reference for professionals who work with abused children and children presenting with injuries suggestive of abuse or neglect.

The authors of this comprehensive photographic atlas include comprise a team of medical doctors and nurses, forensic pathologists, law enforcement personnel, therapists, and victim counsellors. With their combined resources and expertise, they designed Child Maltreatment: A Comprehensive Photographic Reference Identifying Potential Child Abuse to support their colleagues in field investigations, care for, and the prevention of child maltreatment. This exhaustive photographic reference is an invaluable tool for professionals responding to child maltreatment and for the children, families, and communities they serve.
Illustrations 1613 images
Pages 577
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jun 2005
Publisher STM Learning
Subject/s Nursing   Social welfare & social services   Paediatric medicine   Crime & criminology   Paediatric nursing   Child abuse   First aid & paramedical services  

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