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Title: Diagnostic imaging of child abuse

Abstract

This book provides a description for all the known radiological alterations occurring in child abuse. This allows for precise interpretation of findings by radiologists. It also helps eliminate the confusion among both clinicians and non-medical personnel involved in the diagnosis, management, and legal issues related to child abuse. CONTENTS: Introduction; Skeletal trauma: general considerations; Extremity trauma; Bony thoracic trauma; Spinal trauma; Dating fractures; Visceral trauma; Head trauma; Miscellaneous forms of abuse and neglect; The postmortem examination; Differential diagnosis of child abuse; Legal considerations; Psychosocial considerations; Technical considerations and dosimetry.

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OSTI Identifier:
5547759
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; IMAGE PROCESSING; DIAGNOSTIC USES; SKELETON; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; INJURIES; CHILDREN; DIAGNOSIS; DOSIMETRY; LEGAL ASPECTS; PSYCHOLOGY; SOCIOLOGY; AGE GROUPS; BODY; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; MEDICINE; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ORGANS; PROCESSING; RADIOLOGY; USES; 550602* - Medicine- External Radiation in Diagnostics- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Kleinman, P.K. Diagnostic imaging of child abuse. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Kleinman, P.K. Diagnostic imaging of child abuse. United States.
Kleinman, P.K. Thu . "Diagnostic imaging of child abuse". United States.
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year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1987},
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