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12:25 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Battered Child Syndrome 50 Years Later

https://louisville.edu/cchs/pediatrics/forensic

Much progress has been made in the past fifty years to identify and prevent child abuse. Last week the Journal of the American Medical Association updated its 1962 original publication which introduced the Battered Child Syndrome. This ground breaking study broadened the term “child abuse” to include “child maltreatment,” encouraged the development of child protective services agencies, and changed the way physicians cared for children with injuries.

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