child protective services http://wkms.org en Battered Child Syndrome 50 Years Later http://wkms.org/post/battered-child-syndrome-50-years-later-0 <p></p><p>Much progress has been made in the past fifty years to identify and prevent child abuse. Last week the <em>Journal of the American Medical Association</em> updated its 1962 original publication which introduced the Battered Child Syndrome. This ground breaking study broadened the term &ldquo;child abuse&rdquo; to include &ldquo;child maltreatment,&rdquo; encouraged the development of child protective services agencies, and changed the way physicians cared for children with injuries.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:25:16 +0000 Heidi Couch 19290 at http://wkms.org Battered Child Syndrome 50 Years Later