Child Abuse Pocket Atlas, Volume 3

Child Abuse Pocket Atlas, Volume 3

Head Injuries

Randell Alexander, MD, PhD, Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD, Jonathan D. Thackeray, MD, Robert Parrish, JD

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258 pages, 606 images, 28 contributors Of the injuries inflicted on physically abused children, head injuries are, in many cases, among the most damaging and potentially lethal. First responders and medical practitioners encountering children with head injuries may need to take quick and decisive measures to ensure a child’s safety and, in the case of child death investigation, will need to recognize a variety of head injuries in order to identify or to rule out abusive trauma. Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series, Volume 3: Head Injuries is an invaluable resource for any professionals in medicine and law enforcement investigating head injuries in children.


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Randell Alexander, MD, PhD:
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida and the Morehouse School of Medicine and has served on several state child death review committees. He is an active researcher, lectures widely, and testifies frequently in major child abuse cases throughout the country.


Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician for the Texas Children's Hospital's forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, Texas.


Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD is currently a Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Florida and has served as the Medical Director of the Child Protection Team since 2010. In 2009 she was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Child Abuse Pediatrics.


Jonathan Thackeray, MD, FAAP is Clinical Director of The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.


Robert N. Parrish, JD began his legal career in the Utah Attorney General's Office in 1980. In 1983, after representing the Utah Department of Public Safety as its sole counsel and presenting criminal appeals before the Utah Supreme Court, he became a prosecutor and managed trials of all kinds before specializing in child abuse prosecution in the late 1980s.

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