Medical professionals may be involved in assessing and documenting the nature and extent of injuries due to possible abuse or neglect.
Financing Medically-Oriented Child Protection Teams in the Age of Managed Health Care: A National Survey
Giardino, Montoya, & Leventhal
Child Abuse and Neglect, 28(1), 2004
Examined financial issues such as staffing, funding sources, reimbursement, and budgeting for medically oriented child protection teams.
Forensic Emergency Medicine
Maryland University Medical Center Department of Surgery (2001)
Written for emergency physicians, this reference describes considerations for examining and treating victims of assault, including child abuse and sexual abuse.
The Medical Evaluation in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 14(2), 2001
An overview of diagnostic criteria for clinicians, including common specific symptoms.