Safeguarding children part 2: reporting and acting on abuse

This second of two articles, highlighting child abuse, focusing on the practical aspects of the recognition and the management of child abuse. The article outlines some of the obstacles, looking at alerting features and also some of the clinical presentations to alert health professionals to potential child abuse. The article also set out an action plan – to assist practitioners in managing this difficult aspect of clinical care. This second article also refers to looking after yourself and the role of some of the other agencies involved in child protection, including the role of child protection conferences.

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