Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management

3rd edition

Edited by Robert M. Reece, MD, FAAP and Cindy Christian, MD, FAAP

Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this revised and updated 3rd edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis, and management of child abuse. The previous two editions of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management were recognized as a leading source of information on diagnosing and treating child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect, the new 3rd edition of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of the abused child. Features more than 250 illustrations and a wealth of medical, surgical, radiographic, and laboratory information. New chapters include: Epidemiology of maltreatment, Abusive head trauma, Interviewing of child victims, Adolescent sexual assault.

Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management, 3rd edition can be found here.


Treatment of Child Abuse

Common Ground for Mental Health, Medical, and Legal Practitioners

second edition

edited by Robert M. Reece, M.D., Rochelle F. Hanson, Ph.D., and John Sargent, M.D.

foreword by Walter F. Mondale

Acclaimed as a milestone resource by the Journal of Child and Family Studies, Treatment of Child Abuse has been updated and expanded with ten completely new chapters. The second edition adds the expertise of co-editors Rochelle F. Hanson, Ph.D., and John Sargent, M.D., along with chapters from many new contributors.

The second edition is organized by various modes of therapy, different settings for therapies, and the individualized needs of victims correlating to types of abuse and neglect. The contributors describe evidence-based and evidence-supported treatments for traumatized children and adolescents, information on research and theory underlying the interventions, and explanations of treatment protocols. The contributors focus particular attention on special populations and cultural differences. Entire sections focus on medical care and legal interventions necessary for abused youth.

Treatment of Child Abuse can be found at John Hopkins University Press.


Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma

Edited by Robert M. Reece, MD, FAAP and Carol E. Nicholson, MD, MS

This is a timely, multidisciplinary, and evidence-based overview of the many facets of this topic. Topics include: Nomenclature, Differential diagnosis, Timing of injuries, Radiographic studies, Ophthalmic manifestations, Prevention. Medical professionals, law enforcement agencies, and legal professionals all will benefit from this analysis of the most current evidence on the subject of inflicted childhood neurotrauma.

Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma can be found at the American Academy of Pediatrics publications website.