Medical Neglect in Childhood.

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J Child Adolesc Trauma


This introduction provides an overview to the special issues on medical neglect in childhood guest edited by Barbara L. Knox, MD, FAAP, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital at Providence, Medical Director of Alaska Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services; Randell C. Alexander, MD, PhD, FAAP, Professor and Chief, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics at the University of Florida-Jacksonville; Francois M. Luyet, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; and Debra D. Esernio-Jenssen, Professor of Pediatrics at the Morsani College of Medicine USF Health in Tampa, Florida and the Chief of Child Protection Medicine at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital. Ten articles are included in this special edition aiming to explore the role of medical neglect in situations commonly encountered by practitioners.

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