Child maltreatment awareness for prehospital providers

Barbara Weintraub, Peter Lazzara, Susan Fuchs, Dana L. Wiltsek

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Abstract

Child abuse continues to go undetected by hospital-based health care providers because clues may exist exclusively in the child's home. Emergency personnel are in the unique position of being able to assess the home environment. An educational intervention was developed to increase the prehospital providers' awareness of how to assess, report, and document suspected child maltreatment based on findings in the home.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-83
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Trauma Nursing
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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