ERIC Number: EJ506683
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Understanding Fatal Child Abuse.
Hicks, Ralph A.; Gaughan, Daniel C.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v19 n7 p855-63 Jul 1995
Medical, social service, and coroner reports were reviewed for 14 cases of fatal child abuse and neglect identified at a children's hospital from 1988 to 1992. Median age was 6.5 months. Six families had prior protective service involvement (though four of these had involved a sibling). The cause of death in all cases was blunt impact head injury. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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