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Acute presentations: child protection in the Emergency Department

Jacqueline Le Geyt and Gayle Hann.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 3219 words.

Many children, especially those who are being abused or neglected, have very little contact with medical professionals. A presentation to the Emergency Department (ED) will often be one of...

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Appearing in court

Karen Aucott.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 2649 words.

This chapter is a case-based practical overview of appearing in court for child protection purposes. It takes the reader through the whole process of appearing in court, from receiving a...

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Applying Technology to Medication Management and Adherence

Leah L. Zullig, Ryan J. Shaw and Hayden B. Bosworth.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8886 words.

Medication non-adherence is one of the most significant and costly public health challenges today. Medication adherence requires a complex interplay between patients, providers, and...

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Behavioral Health Information Technology Adoption in the Context of a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Wendy J. Nilsen and Misha Pavel.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 6162 words.

This chapter discusses how the U.S. healthcare system, including behavioral health, is in a period of significant change as a result of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the...

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Behavioral Monitoring and Assessment via Mobile Sensing Technologies

Santosh Kumar, Mustafa Al’Absi, J. Gayle Beck, Emre Ertin and Marcia S. Scott.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 7575 words.

Mobile sensing technologies can now be used to obtain continuous measures of health, behavior, and the environment in naturalistic settings. These technologies have the potential to...

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Challenges to professionals working in child protection

Kerry Robinson and Maryam Hyrapetian.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 2367 words.

Disciplinary action by the General Medical Council against paediatricians such as David Southall and Roy Meadow, and how this has resulted in discouraging paediatricians from working in the...

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Child maltreatment and cultural competence

Christopher Hands.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 3482 words.

UK society is highly diverse, providing a home to people from a wide variety of cultural, linguistic, and religious traditions. Occasionally safeguarding issues and child protection...

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Child protection and the law

Gayle Hann.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 3970 words.

The UK has a complex collection of acts and guidance under constant revision covering child protection rather than a single law. As a result, health professionals and the general public may...

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Child protection in low-resource settings

Christopher Hands.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 2086 words.

A large proportion of children are maltreated in all regions and cultures across the world. In many countries fewer resources are available for the detection and management of child...

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Child protection in primary care

Bryony Alderman.

in The Child Protection Practice Manual

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 3599 words.

Primary care is frequently the first point of contact for family health care. General practitioners (GPs) have a valuable insight into children and their families—a context that may not be...

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