Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse 2e

Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse 2e

546 pages, 315 images, 46 contributors Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse, Second Edition is specifically developed to equip physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals with the necessary tools to identify cases of child sexual abuse. This new edition is revised and updated to reflect contemporary best practices for the pediatric approach to childhood sexual […]

Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides

Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides

The Association of Child Neurology Nurses has developed a collection of quick reference Child Neurology Encounter Pocket Guides for common neurology conditions. The topics include epilepsy, alteration of consciousness, paroxysmal involuntary movements, headache, post-concussion, tic disorders, developmental delay, and intellectual disability. These quick reference guides easily lead registered nurses, doctors of nursing practice, nurse practitioners, […]

First Do No Harm: Addressing Respiratory Morbidity in the Newborn and Child Following Elective Caesarean Section Before 39 Weeks' Gestation (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

First Do No Harm: Addressing Respiratory Morbidity in the Newborn and Child Following Elective Caesarean Section Before 39 Weeks’ Gestation (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

To the Editor: Globally, caesarean section (CS) rates are increasing and vary between 18% and 31%, (1,2) but between 65% and 82% in some countries with private health care. (3,4) A CS performed for the right indication is in the best interest of the mother and/or baby. However, the indications for an elective CS at […]

Child Consent in South African Law: Implications for Researchers, Service Providers and Policy-Makers (Original Articles)

Child Consent in South African Law: Implications for Researchers, Service Providers and Policy-Makers (Original Articles)

Children under the age of 18 are legal minors and, accordingly, have limited legal capacity to act independently without the assistance of an adult. (1) However, South African legislators recognised that children have evolving capacity, and consequently passed laws that permit children to make certain decisions independently. Some of these laws are in operation, while […]

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

KARACHI — Pakistan has made tremendous progress in one area that is how to destroy its institutions in various fields’ health being no exception. All the successive governments whether they were civilian set-up, democratic dictatorships or military rule, every one has contributed its share and can rightly claim credit for accelerating their destruction. After the […]

Mind That Child

Mind That Child

There is always a baby for whom you can feel happy at what they have achieved, or sad when things go wrong. There are always parents to help through an incredible journey, and a junior staff member who is keen to learn and to whom you can pass on some of your wisdom. I am, […]