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Title Safeguarding children in primary health care [electronic resource] / edited by Julie Taylor and Markus Themessl-Huber ; foreword by Brigid Daniel.

Imprint London, UK : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations.
Series Best practice in working with children series
Best practice in working with children series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-265) and indexes.
Contents Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care; Contents; FOREWORD; 1 Safeguarding Children in Primary Health Care: An Introduction; Part 1 Roles and Remits of Primary Health Care Professionals; 2 Preparing for the Special Challenge of Sexual Abuse; 3 Child Protection: A Dutch GP's Perspective; 4 The Role of the Paediatrician in Safeguarding Children; 5 The Role of Primary Care Dentist in Safeguarding Children; 6 Violence in the Community; Part 2 Practical Interventions Suitable for Primary Health Care; 7 Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
Summary Safeguarding children from harm has, until recently, been driven primarily by social work practitioners. With current shifts in child care and protection practice and policy, combined with an overwhelming message of 'working together', primary health care professionals have an increasingly central part to play. There is a strong argument that cases of suspected child abuse and neglect should warrant the same level of urgent response as any potentially fatal childhood illness. This book provides an overview of the challenges primary health care professionals now face in recognising and respondi.
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Subject Child health services.
Child abuse -- Prevention.
Primary health care.
Child Health Services -- organization & administration.
Child Abuse -- prevention & control.
Child Advocacy.
Primary Health Care -- organization & administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Taylor, Julie, 1961-
Themessl-Huber, Markus.
Other Form: Print version: 9786612297649 9781843106524 (DLC) 2008051577 (OCoLC)289067805
ISBN 9781846429538 (electronic bk.)
1846429536 (electronic bk.)
9781843106524 (pb ; alk. paper)