Core content for residency training in child abuse and neglect.

@article{Starling2003CoreCF,
  title={Core content for residency training in child abuse and neglect.},
  author={Suzanne P. Starling and Stephen Boos},
  journal={Child maltreatment},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={242-7}
}
Since the identification of child abuse as a medical diagnosis, physicians have become resources to children, families, and communities to assist in diagnosing abuse, consulting with community agencies, testifying in courts of law, administering abuse prevention programs, and participating on teams to investigate and manage child abuse. Because the distribution of pediatric specialists in child abuse is limited, primary care physicians often are asked to perform these functions. Even in the… CONTINUE READING