The Battered Child: Guidelines and Medical-legal Implications

  • M. Solarino
  • B. Solarino


Child abuse is a topical issue in modern society and has social and medical implications that directly concern the doctor, both as a private citizen and as a health professional.


Child Abuse Penal Code Skeletal Survey Shake Baby Syndrome Battered Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Solarino
    • 1
  • B. Solarino
  1. 1.Section of Radiology“Fallacara” HospitalTriggiano - BariItaly

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