Now published by the AAP, this revised and updated 3rd edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis, and management of child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world's leading experts on child abuse and neglect, the new 3rd edition of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of the abused child. Includes more than 350 illustrations and a wealth of medical, surgical, radiographic, and laboratory information. Contents include: Cutaneous Manifestations of Child Abuse, Head Trauma, Skeletal Manifestations of Child Abuse, Visceral Manifestations of Child Physical Abuse, Ocular Manifestations of Child Abuse, Conditions Mistaken for Child Physical Abuse, Medical Management of the Adolescent Sexual Abuse/Assault Victim, Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children, The Role of Forensic Materials in Sexual Abuse and Assault, Conditions Mistaken for Child Senual Abuse, Failure to Thrive, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Child Abuse by Poisoning, Immersion Injury in child Abuse and Neglect, Pathology of Fatal Abuse, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Fatal Child Abuse, Neurobiology and the Long-term Effects of Early Abuse and Neglect, Legal Aspects of Child Abuse, Medical and Psychological Sequelae of child Abuse and Neglect. All new chapters cover: Epidemiology of maltreatment, Abuse head trauma, Interviewing of child victims of sexual abuse, Adolescent sexual assault, Role of forensic, Unusual manifestations of abuse and neglect, Pathology seen in fatal child abuse, Neurobiology and the long-term effects of early abuse.Reece, Robert M. is the author of 'Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management', published 2008 under ISBN 9781581102086 and ISBN 1581102089.