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Child Abuse (cont.)

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Medically reviewed by Margaret Walsh, MD; American Board of Pediatrics


Chadwick, D.L. Color Atlas of Sexual Abuse. Chicago, Ill: Mosby, 1989.

Dwek, J.R. "The radiographic approach to child abuse." Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research 469.3 Mar. 2011: 776-789.

NICE Clinical Guidelines. When to Suspect Child Maltreatment; 2009.

Pandya, N.K, et al. "Unexplained Fractures: child abuse or bone disease? A systematic Review." Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research 469.3 Mar. 2011: 805-812. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Service: Administration for Children and Families. 2010 Child Maltreatment Report)

Wilson, C.A. "Special issue of child maltreatment on implementation; some key developments in evidence-based models for the treatment of child maltreatment." Child Maltreatment 17.1 Feb. 2012: 102-106.

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