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After recognizing abuse and maltreatment in children, provide appropriate medical intervention and referrals to assure a comprehensive assessment as well as continuity of medical and psychological care. For a list of state and national abuse resources, see Supplemental Resources, Appendix J.

Key Concepts
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  • STD Prophylaxis
  • STD Treatment
  • Reporting to the State Central Register
  • New York State communicable disease reporting requirements
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Follow-up

Physical Abuse

  • Outpatient evaluation and treatment
  • Inpatient evaluation and treatment
  • Follow-up

Child Neglect

  • Medical neglect
  • Failure to thrive
  • Positive newborn toxicology screen

Emotional Abuse

  • Tailoring treatment
  • Follow-up
Responding to Families

Additional Resources

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