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Child abuse – physical : Treatment

Treatment The physical injuries are treated as appropriate. The parents will need counseling or an intervention of some type. In some cases, the child may be temporarily or permanently removed from the home to prevent further danger. Life-threatening abuse, or … Read more

Child abuse – physical : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs An adult may bring an injured child to an emergency room with a strange explanation of the cause of the injury. The child’s injury may not be recent. Symptoms include: Black eyes Broken bones that are unusual … Read more

Child abuse – physical : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Battered child syndrome, Physical abuse – children Definition Physical child abuse or non-accidental child trauma refers to fractures and other signs of injury that occur when a child is hit in anger. The physical signs of child … Read more