Chapter 2 Patient-Centered Medicine and Prevention of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP) is known by many names and is considered the deadliest form of child abuse. Although the condition was named in 1976 and there is now a substantial body of… Expand
Patient-Centered Medicine and Prevention of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
The Haddon matrix, a public health framework, is applied to MSbP abuse in order to guide the development of recommendations of patient‐centered approaches that should be implemented to reduce the healthcare system's contribution to the mor‐ bidity and mortality thatMSbP victims face. Expand
Historical and literary roots of Münchhausen syndromes: as intriguing as the syndromes themselves.
- Psychology, Medicine
- Progress in brain research
This chapter examines the legitimacy of these terms in the light of historical and literary records and analyzes the synonyms or clinical types as found in medical publications. Expand
Factitious Hyperinsulinism Leading to Pancreatectomy: Severe Forms of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
One percent of all cases of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in the unit have been identified as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, andInsulin/C-peptide ratio analysis is crucial to assess factitious hyp glucosecemia, although sulfonamide-induced hypoglyCEmia is not thereby detected. Expand
Fabrication or Induction of Illness in a Child: a Critical Review of Labels and Literature Using Electronic Libraries
This paper argues that the variance between professionals on the use of terminology to describe and define this form of child maltreatment may lead to a loss of focus on children's welfare. The… Expand
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Allergic form of Meadow's syndrome (Munchausen by proxy).
- Archives of disease in childhood
We present 17 children from 11 families with the allergic form of Meadow's syndrome. In all cases their mothers believed that they had severe disease due to allergies--in 16 cases to foods and in one… Expand
Munchausen by proxy or Polle syndrome: which term is correct?
Investigation of the family records of the real life Baron von Munchausen in Germany reveal that Polle syndrome is an inappropriate title originally derived from incorrect information. Expand
MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY THE HINTERLAND OF CHILD ABUSE
- The Lancet
Parents who, by falsification, caused their children innumerable harmful hospital procedures--a sort of Munchausen syndrome by proxy are described. Expand