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January 2002Vol. 3, No. 1Physical Signs of Child Abuse: A Colour Atlas

Hobbs, C.; Wynne, J. Harcourt Health Sciences, St. Louis, MO. 408 pp. $99.00. Hardcover.

Detailed information on many types of child abuse, neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse is provided in this color reference guide for health care providers. The authors present examination methods and procedures, along with a large number of color photographs and charts, to facilitate diagnosis and help prevent misdiagnoses of physical abuse. They describe the "jigsaw" approach to examination, which encourages examiners to obtain all of the pieces of the informational puzzle before making a decision or diagnosis of abuse.

To purchase a copy, contact:

Harcourt Health Sciences
11830 Westline Industrial Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 800-325-4177