Research and Markets: Child Abuse and Neglect - A Diagnostic Guide

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Child Abuse and Neglect - A Diagnostic Guide" book to their offering.

Written by and for professionals in disciplines ranging from general and child abuse paediatrics, to surgery, emergency medicine, pathology, dentistry, nursing and social work, the book reflects current, and increasing, knowledge in this field. It contains high-quality representative photographs of diagnostic possibilities.

The authors stress throughout the importance of including a broad range of possibilities in their differential diagnoses so that a non-inflicted condition is not labelled child abuse, and an inflicted injury cannot be mistaken for a more innocent condition.

Key features:

  • Wide range of differential diagnoses to help avoid errors
  • Great number of illustrations reflect complexity of clinical decision making
  • Useful for many medical and related professions

Target audience:

  • For physicians, surgeons, pathologists, dentists, nurses and social workers

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Bruises

3. Abusive burns

4. Cutaneous conditions mimicking child abuse

5. Imaging child abuse

6. Ocular trauma

7. Otolaryngologic manifestations of abuse and neglect

8. Recognition of child abuse by dentists, health care professionals, and law enforcement

9. Abusive abdominal trauma

10. Anogenital findings and child sexual abuse

11. Child maltreatment fatalities

12. Failure to thrive

13. Munchausen syndrome by proxy

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Mental Health  Other Health  General Health