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Pediatricians are in a position to recognize abused women in pediatric settings. Intervening on behalf of battered women is an active form of child abuse prevention. Knowledge of local resources and state laws for reporting abuse are emphasized.
- Copyright © 1998 American Academy of Pediatrics
The Role of the Pediatrician in Recognizing and Intervening on Behalf of Abused Women
Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Pediatrics Jun 1998, 101 (6) 1091-1092; DOI: 10.1542/peds.101.6.1091