alexa Child maltreatment: screening and anticipatory guidance.
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Author(s): Hornor G

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Child maltreatment is a problem of epidemic proportions in the United States. Given the numbers of children affected by child maltreatment and the dire consequences that can develop, prompt identification of child maltreatment is crucial. Despite support of the implementation and development of protocols for child maltreatment screening by professional organizations such as the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Pediatrics, little is available in the literature regarding the screening practices of pediatric nurse practitioners and other pediatric health care providers. This Continuing Education article will help pediatric nurse practitioners incorporate this vital screening intervention into their practice. Practical examples of when and how to incorporate screening questions and anticipatory guidance for discipline practices, crying, intimate partner violence (domestic violence), physical abuse, and sexual abuse will be discussed. Copyright © 2013 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved. This article was published in J Pediatr Health Care and referenced in Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords