Nurses' experience in clinical encounters with children experiencing abuse and their parents.

@article{Tingberg2008NursesEI,
  title={Nurses' experience in clinical encounters with children experiencing abuse and their parents.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Tingberg and Britt Bredl{\"o}v and Britt-Marie Ygge},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 20},
  pages={2718-24}
}
AIM AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to identify nurse's experiences in the clinical care of children experiencing abuse. The objective was to assess how nurses remain professional especially when the suspected perpetrator is a parent. BACKGROUND The diagnosis of child abuse is a difficult one, yet essential because of the high morbidity and significant mortality rates. Young children may be unable to give a clear history; parents may be unwilling to be truthful, and the signs and… CONTINUE READING