Evaluating nurses' knowledge and skills in the detection of child abuse in the Emergency Department.

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This commentary paper highlights the issue of child abuse and the important role that nursing staff working in the Emergency Department (ED) can play in halting the cycle of abuse. Child abuse is a worldwide problem that is occurring with increasing frequency. In fact, in Australia over the last 5 years the number of child protection referrals has more than… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ienj.2007.11.006

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