The role of the pediatrician in recognizing and intervening on behalf of abused women

J. A. Bays, R. C. Alexander, R. W. Block, C. F. Johnson, S. Kairys, M. B. Kanda, L. S. Goldman, G. A. Shelly, Karen Wagner, C. Jenny, D. L. Chadwick

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Abstract

Pediatricians are in a position to recognize abused women in pediatric settings. Intervening on behalf of battered women is an active form of child abuse prevention. Knowledge of local resources and state laws for reporting abuse are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1091-1092
Number of pages2
JournalPediatrics
Volume101
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Bays, J. A., Alexander, R. C., Block, R. W., Johnson, C. F., Kairys, S., Kanda, M. B., Goldman, L. S., Shelly, G. A., Wagner, K., Jenny, C., & Chadwick, D. L. (1998). The role of the pediatrician in recognizing and intervening on behalf of abused women. Pediatrics, 101(6), 1091-1092. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.101.6.1091