Chapter 44 - Common Conditions Mistaken for Abuse Car seat...

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Chapter 44: Partner Abuse - physical or emotional violence from a man or woman towards a domestic partner. Domestic elder abuse - physical or emotional violence or neglect when an elder is being cared for in a home-based setting. Institutional elder abuse - physical or emotional violence or neglect when an elder is being cared for by a person paid to provide care. Child abuse - physical or emotional violence or neglect towards a person from infancy to 18yrs. >3million children are abused each year.
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Unformatted text preview: Common Conditions Mistaken for Abuse Car seat burns Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome Chicken pox (cigarette burns) Hematological disorders that caused easy bruising Sexual Assault- unwanted oral, genital, rectal, or manual sexual contact. Rape- penile penetration of the genitalia or rectum without the consent of the victim. Chain of evidence- legally retaining items of evidence and accounting for their whereabouts at all times to prevent loss or tampering....
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