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What ER Doctors Wish You Knew About Child Abuse

Summary: Emergency physicians see the victims of child abuse all too often. Learn the warning signs.
Air Date: 4/12/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
Guest Bio: Dr. Chris Amato, MD
Dr. Chris Amato is an Asst. Professor at the Department of Emergency Medicine for Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He is the past chair of the Pediatric section for National ACEP. Dr. Amato is a pediatric emergency physician at Morristown Memorial Hospital/Goryeb’s Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ.
What ER Doctors Wish You Knew About Child Abuse
Emergency doctors see child abuse cases come through their emergency departments all too often.

And while you may think your family is immune, abuse of a child is oftentimes not readily or outwardly recognizable.

Is there anything YOU can do to help prevent this abuse?

Special guest Dr. Chris Amato shares how ER physicians deal with these cases, as well as important warning signs to look out for.
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