AAP Warns of Subtle Signs of Abusive Head Trauma

>AAP Warns of Subtle Signs of Abusive Head Trauma

AAP Warns of Subtle Signs of Abusive Head Trauma

 

Lawyers sometimes portray the validity of the abusive head trauma diagnosis as controversial and this can hurt abused children by impacting court outcomes. A revised AAP policy statement from the AAP Council on Child Abuse and Neglect reminds pediatric practitioners of their fundamental responsibilities: high vigilance for the diagnosis and strong advocacy for the protection of children.


Source: American Academy of Pediatrics, March 23, 2020

2020-03-23T09:41:22+00:00March 23, 2020|AAP, Child Abuse and Neglect, Foster Care|